The Light Infantry

 

We are the light infantry, an elite company of the 23rd Regiment of Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers. Made up of the quickest and most active men of the regiment, we were employed as scouts, skirmishers and shock troops. Come join us and live on the sharp edge of the regiment and the British army in North America!

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Light Infantry Company and live in the New England and Up-State New York area, contact:

Private Dennis Murphy, e-mail: RWF442@gmail.com

If you live in the New York City Metro Area or Long Island, contact:

Private Kyle Parker, e-mail: kyleparker.rwf@gmail.com

Attention to Company Orders:

The Light Infantry, in accordance with Regimental Orders to have the unit’s small clothes switched to wool by 1 March 2025, will begin our switch to all woolen small clothes per the following schedule:

1 January 2022 to 30 December 2022, the men of the company will switch their current weskits to, or have made new, the General Rufane / Rounded style weskit, with lacing and welted pockets. Contact Sgt. Michael Miller with any questions.

1 June 2023 to 1 June 2024 the men of the company will make the switch to woolen breeches.

All new recruits to the company will  be directed to purchase woolen small clothes as part of their required uniform.

Company Announcements:

Company & Local Events:

Old Bethpage Village, Grand Encampment, 26 & 27 June 2021

Brinkerhoff House, 26 & 27 September 2021

Old Bethpage Village, Battle of Fort Slongo, 2 & 3 October 2021

Check back often for updates on events the Light Infantry will be attending this year closer to home!

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