Battle of the Douro

The Battle of the Douro, also known as the Second Battle of Oporto, saw Sir Arthur Wellesley’s (later the Duke of Wellington) successful Passage of the River Douro at Oporto in Portugal, on 12th May 1809 during the Peninsular War, forcing Marshal Soult’s French army into headlong and disastrous retreat to Spain. The 14th Light …
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The Battle of Vittoria

During the Battle of Vittoria in 1813, a patrol of the 14th Light Dragoons became involved in the capture, with the 18th Light Dragoons, of a French Royal Baggage Train.  Some attempts were made by British soldiers to ransack the King’s Carriage, but order was restored, and the King’s possessions, documents and looted works of …
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Ramnuggur Celebrations

The Ramnuggur celebrations in Dorchester went really well under the guidance of Lt. Col. Jeremy Moger with members from all sides of today’s Regiments past attending including current serving SNCO’s and Warrant Officers of the King’s Royal Hussars on Saturday 20th November 2021. The event was photographed and those have now been added to the …
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