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Régiment de Walsh

Drapeau Colonel et drapeau d'ordonnance (1721)

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Ex Royal Irlandais (1662), Roth (1718), Rosscommon (1766), Walsh (1770), il entre au service du roi de France en 1697 et sert aux colonies.

Taken into the French service in February 1698, but tracing its ancestry back, through James II’s Royal Irish Regiment of Foot Guards, to the Royal Irish Regiment formed by Charles II in 1662. From 1718 Régiment de Roth, from 1766 Régiment de Rosscommon, and then from 1770 Régiment de Walsh-Serrant until regimental titles abolished by the decree of July 21st 1791 when it became the 92eme Régiment d’Infanterie. The 9th Earl of Rosscommon, Colonel from 1766 to 1770, was born Robert Dillon, and was a distant relation of the colonels of the Régiment de Dillon.

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