A Little of History
In 1982, Regulation of 26 August, was established in Seville a light battalion Infantry who was given the name "Campo Mayor" in memory of the capture of this square Portuguese in the campaign of 1801.
It began it´s administrative life, with the captain general of Andalucía don Tomás de Morla, in January 1803.Its first head was Colonel Don Cayetano Iriarte and his Sergeant Major Don Rafael Menacho, would be his second Colonel.
In 1807, from Extremadura, go to Portugal with the Army of General Solano collaborating with Marshal Junot, he sets on Setúbal till the uprising of May 1808.
On April 26, 1808, in Valverde de Leganes (Badajoz) is stationed half a battalion, with a force of 600 men belonging to the Division of General Solano, forces can’t enter in Portugal and that between 5 and May 10 Badajoz leave for the field of Gibraltar.
Up to Andalucia and takes part in the Battle of Bailen.
On March 28, 1809 is part of the Spanish Army defeated at the battle of Medellin, where he suffers heavy losses. Regrouped in Monesterio, where it becomes part of the Division of General Don Pedro Chavarri.
Passes to Fuente de Cantos and Medina de las Torres (Badajoz) where all they get new clothes and are part of the Vanguard Division, General Zayas of the Army of Extremadura. On April 26, involved in attacks on the French garrison of the suburbs of Merida, and then retreating to Calamonte, where combat on May 16 and where Colonel Rafael Menacho is shot in the thigh. On 26 of the same combat Merida and then go out for Castile, fight in battle of Talavera de la Reina (Toledo) and after it falls back to Cadiz where it enters to the regiment of General Blake."So, It has awarded the Council [Regency] tenure in the battalion of volunteers from Campomayor Lieutenant D. Valerio de León, lieutenant attached to the same force ... (Gazette of the Regency of Spain and the Indies, November 17, 1810) "
In 1811 part of the Vanguard Division, Field Marshal Jose Lardizabal, of the 4th Army Lieutenant General Don Joaquin Blake, who leaves Extrewmadura on April 15. After landing in Huelva he goes to Badajoz reaching the fields of La Albuera, where his 673 men deployed on the morning of May 16.
Staff's report on the battle we selected: ..."Very soon the generals knew that the real attack was directed by this flank and so after going to oppose some troops and artillery pieces to the false attack, meantime the cavalry and artillery horses, supported by the battalions of Campo Mayor and hunters together with appropriate maneuvers retarded the enemy's movements, arranged a general change of the battlefront ..."
In combat troop had 5 dead and 1 boss, 5 officers and 36 soldiers wounded.
After pursuing the enemy to Santa Marta is reunited with his Division and returned to Cadiz.About Us
The 11th Regiment is a Spanish regiment of recently creation. We are Spanish, we are disciplined, we are not scare about our enemies, we ban trolling and other kind of manners like this. Ranks- Troop:
- Recluta – Recluit – Rec - 11Reg_Recluta
- Voluntario - Volunteer - Vol - 11Reg_Voluntario
- Fusilero - Fusilier - Fus - 11Reg_Fusilero
- Fusilero de Primera - First Fusilier- FusP - 11Reg_FusileroP- NCO:
- Cabo - Corporal - Cbo – 11Reg_Cabo
- Cabo de Primera – First Corporal – CboP – 11Reg_CaboP
- Sargento - Sergeant - Sgt – 11Reg_Sargento
- Sargento mayor - Sergeant Major - SgtM – 11Reg_SgtMayor- Officers:
- Alférez - 2nd Lieutenant - Alf – 11Reg_Alferez
- Teniente - Lieutenant - Tnt – 11Reg_Teniente
- Capitán - Captain - Cpt – 11Reg_Capitan Roster
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