51º Regimiento de Infantería Británico, Guerra de los Siete Años, 1757–1763

51º Regimiento de Infantería Británico, Guerra de los Siete Años, 1757–1763, 54 mm Miniaturas de Metal Tradition 600SE6

When Fort Oswego surrendered to French forces under Montcalm on August 14 1756, two british-american line infantry regiments, the «50th (Shirley’s) Regiment of Foot» and «51st (Pepperrel’s) Regiment of Foot», marched into captivity and were subsequently disbanded on December 22 1756. With two of its more senior regiments gone, in January 1757, the «53rd (Napier’s) Regiment of Foot», raised in Leeds in March 1755, was re-numbered «51st Regiment of Foot». In 1758, colonel Brudenell was given command of the regiment now designated «51st (Brudenell’s) Regiment of Foot». During the Seven Years’ War, the 51st Foot fought at Minden, Korbach, Kloster Kamp, and Vellinghausen.

The 54 mm Tradition toy soldiers pictured above are wearing the red coat with gosling green facings and breeches. The tricorne, cuffs, lapels, and waistcoat are laced white, and the hat sports a black cockade.

Historia de Campañas

  • Isla de Wight, 1757
  • Incursión (Descenso) en Rochefort, septiembre 1757
  • Captura anglo-alemán de Emden, marzo 1758
  • Batalla de Minden, 01 agosto 1759
  • Batalla de Corbach, 10 julio 1760
  • Batalla de Kloster Kamp, 16 octubre 1760
  • Batalla de Villinghausen, 15 y 16 julio 1761


  • 51st (2nd Yorkshire, West Riding) Regiment of Foot, 1782
  • 1st Battalion, The King’s Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment), 1881
  • The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), 1897
  • The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 1921–1968


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Figuras de la Guerra de los Siete Años