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Fraser Fencibles

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Re: Fraser Fencibles

Posted: 19 Jun 2013 5:25PM GMT
Classification: Query
If there are any records or muster lists for them I suspect they will either be at the National Archives of Scotland or in a private collection.

The Scottish Military History Society web site had a few lines of description for The Frazer Fencibles 1794-1802 linked from the old regiments.org web site, that I’ve reproduced below, but the url is no nonger available. I’ve searched for new web site, but couldn’t locate it, so assume like the regiments.org that is now only available from the web archive, it has also expired.

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The Fraser Fencibles 1794-1802

Raised in 1794 by James Fraser of Belladrum.
Embodied in 1795.
Dressed in Highland uniform, with black facings.
Strength over 350 men; of whom 30 were Lowlanders, and 18 English and Irish (all old soldiers) were enlisted by some officers to make up their complement. The rest were Highlanders, 300 of whom bore the name of Fraser.
It served throughout the rebellion in Ireland in the late 1790's.
Disbanded in 1802
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Patricia Hart... 2 Apr 2013 1:21AM GMT 
JeffH01 19 Jun 2013 11:25PM GMT 
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