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Compagnies franches de la marine

David M. Stewart

Compagnies franches de la marine

Canada"s first permanent military corps

by David M. Stewart

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Published by Lake St. Louis Historical Society in Pt. Claire, Quebec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France. -- Compagnies franches de la marine -- Regimental histories.,
  • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France).

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Companies of Marines., Garrison troops of New France, 1683-1760.
    Statementby David M. Stewart.
    ContributionsSociété historique du Lac Saint-Louis
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVE71 S84 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination38 p. :
    Number of Pages38
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18000270M

    In the s, the private soldier was issued a long collarless single-breasted coat or justaucorps of greyish white, with lining and deep cuffs of blue. The drummers' buff sword-belts and drum slings were bordered with livery lace. Because of a chronic labour shortage, the regulars were also permitted to augment their meagre pay by working on local farms. Accompanying this, a black felt tricorn decorated with a cockade and button, was worn very low over the eyes; its brim was edged with false-gold lace. Eventually it was worn suspended on the right hip from a buff leather cross-belt.

    Following the fall of New France, the majority of French recruits returned to Europe, but at least soldiers stayed and married in North America. They did not form regiments but companies, which were not answerable to the regular army. These men served in the company of the Canadian militia and Native Americans, and quite rarely alongside the troupes de Terre. Seller Inventory This was a distinctive colour of the Troupes de la Marine. Their hats were trimmed with imitation gold braid, which was a blend of brass wire and yellow cord.

    The Compagnie franche took part in just about every engagement against the enemy from to Most of the troupes de la marine regiments were transferred to the French Army, with the latter having had troupes de terre land forces troupes in maritime service on board ships since after the first regular specific infantry troupes of Spain and Portugal. They did not form regiments but companies, which were not answerable to the regular army. For the first time they wore the grey-white uniform with blue vest, which became traditional for them.


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La compagnie today enjoys the same successful demeanor. When the guardian soldiers of the ports would embark, those Compagnies franches de la marine book demi-solde would be called to serve in their place at full pay.

G having taken over units in industrial sites. Three Marine companies consisting of soldiers first arrived in Canada at Quebec City in Some rules were as simple as remaining orderly which included application to their living quarters, marching, etc.

The officer would be required to complete training in weapons with the soldiers. Enlisted men were most often from France, but notable numbers hailed from neighboring countries. These forces helped to defend the French fortress at Louisbourgas well as Quebec City and Montrealfrom attack by British armies.

Regarding their origin, these soldiers originated from France, with the exception of some officers. During the Seven Years' Warthe Louisbourg Garrison's residents were taken captive by the British when the fortress fell.

For the first time they wore the grey-white uniform with blue vest, which became traditional for them. We always start the morning off right with the basic coffee, eggs, bacon, sausage and fruit.

An establishment of colonial troops, distinct from the marines serving on ships and in sea ports, was created.

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If these were Compagnies franches de la marine book satisfactory, the governor-general and intendant would be notified, who would hold back the officer's pay. They were independent companies, not regimented and not under a colonel, as were the Army regiments.

The ensemble of these units were regrouped under the designation of "troupes de la Marine" Troupes de la marine. Other detachments were assigned to the small fur trading posts that were so important to the economy. The colonies, the numbers break down as follows: New France: During the first half of the eighteenth century, there were twenty-eight companies of 40 men about 1, soldiers.

Around the s, three quarters of the troops were born in the territories of New France itself. This was a tall enough order but as they had been badly mauled the day before, the table was set to be very unfavourable for them, though I think that it was not immediately obvious to the players that this was so.

The left hand side of the table from the British perspective was unattractive — woods, swamp and a tributary stream to cross from their Deployment Point.

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Initially, the troops that were recruited in France and arrived in Quebec by were composed of three companies. For lunch we usually all pitch in to have sandwiches, vegetables, and assorted snacks. The troupes de la Marine reaffirmed the importance of Compagnies franches de la marine book French homeland and protected all territories against the nearby English colonies, in an area stuck between the Atlantic and the Appalachians.PER MARE ET TERRAS.

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