Welcome to 2021
This welcome message is now a whole lot different from the one we posted last year. 2020 would have celebrated the 20th anniversary of our existence! However, trying to celebrate 20 years of re-
The Napoleonic Wars may have lasted for some 15+ years, but its’ visibility and awareness far exceeds the time frame occupied by this brief slice of British history. The names of Moore, Wellington, Nelson, mad King George, Jane Austen and even Napoleon himself, are entrenched in British Folklore.
It is with great pride, that members of the 44th play our part in bringing this period of history to life. Whenever the opportunity presents itself, we exhibit a great regard for our military heritage, maintaining our high standard of living history interpretation, be it as part of a battle scenario, drill display or a simple ‘one to one’ with a member of the public.
The loyalty of our members helps to make all of this possible, we are fortunate that our numbers remain fairly steady. There are not many re-
Our confidence in the future of the 44th is supported by our members’ knowledge, skill and camaraderie, our camp followers and supporters, including family members, all playing their part to keep their Regiment on the march.
Would you like to be a part of all this? Well you could be – just take the king’s shilling on offer from the Regiment’s 44th recruiting party. (The “Joining us” page) It will change your life.
are come to a new era in the history of nations; we are called to struggle for the destiny, not of this country alone but of the civilised world… We have for ourselves the great duty of self-
William Pitt (the younger). Address to parliament Summer 1804
A message of welcome to 2021 from the Commanding Officer for members of the Regiment and all those interested in our future.
44th East Essex Regiment of Foot
One of Wellington’s Finest!
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