44th East Essex Regiment of Foot
One of Wellington’s Finest!
The 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot takes part regularly in displays, living history and battle re-
The regiment’s CO, Colonel Edwin(Ed) Parker was, in late 2013, appointed Brigadier General in Wellington's army, commanding 2Brigade and in early 2016 was elected Major General in command of the Napoleonic Association’s British Division. A role in which he continues in 2020.
We are the 2nd Battalion, whose reputation for skill and courage through-
Occasional excursions to Canada and the USA, to join in with events linked to the War of 1812 and the conclusion of these wars at New Orleans in late 1814/early 1815, has necessitated portraying the 1st Battalion on such occasions.
When you read through this site you will begin to appreciate, how the regiment has established a reputation as being one of the most committed, friendly and sought after groups in UK Re-
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|Battle Honours 1st Batallion|
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|Non Combatants & Camp Followers|
|Associations & Affiliations|
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