!!! NEC ASPERA TERRENT !!!
The regiment was raised by General Richard Philipps in August 1717 out of independent companies stationed in North America and the West Indies. In 1751, they were numbered the 40th Regiment of Foot, and in 1782 took a county title as the 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot.RanksHigh Command
The 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot spent a number of years of duty in the Australian colonies. From 1823 to 1829, they were posted to New South Wales, where they served at both Sydney, and Van Diemens Land.
They were then transferred to Bombay, with the first units of the 40th leaving Australia in 1828. While in India, the 40th was stationed in a number of places within the Bombay Presidency. In 1839 the were sent to the Sindh and took part in the capture of Karachi. The regiment then carried out operations in the Sindh against Nasar Khan. They captured the fort at Kajak in 1841.
They also fought during the First Anglo-Afghan War. The regiment entered Afghanistan in 1841 and camped at Quetta on their way to Afghanistan where they experienced one of the worst out break of disease among any regiment of the British army. The fought with General Nott during his campaign in Afghanistan in 1842. They returned to India in December 1842 and fought in the Gwalior Campaign at the Battle of Maharajpore in 1843.
They returned to Australia in 1852 and remained until 1860, serving in Victoria, where they suppressed the Eureka Rebellion of 1854. Detachments from the regiment were also stationed in South Australia and Western Australia.
From 1860 until 1865, the regiment took part in the Taranaki and Waikato campaigns, during the New Zealand Wars.
:- Colonel -> East
- Ens -> Nal
- Ens -> HarperNCO
:- RSM -> Hells
- Sgt -> Gills
- Cpl -> Krull
- Cpl -> Nexus
Soldiers of the 40th Regiment
:- LCpl -> Azzak
- LCpl -> Melchett
- Rgl -> Dragoon
- Rgl -> Duck
- Rgl -> Knapps
- Rgl -> Arthasess
- Rgl -> MoistNinja
- Pte -> Matty
- Pte -> Sorensen
- Pte -> Samurai_Ninja
- Pte -> Akrux
- Cdt -> Soulstrider
- Cdt -> Ben
- Rec -> Nate
- Rec -> Sir Cassius Equitus
- Rec -> Quark
- Rec -> Nathan
- Rec -> GiantZ
- Rec -> Jorden
- Invite -> Gysbourne
- Invite -> Basmalord
- Invite -> Efrail
- Invite -> Roble
- Invite -> Niik
- Invite -> Wakka
- Invite -> John
- Invite -> Terminator
- Lady Cake_Dragon
We have at the moment 38 soldiers on the 40th Regiment!
- Remember to have a good time while playing
- Respect the rank, no matter which one!
- Follow orders and dont spam mic while in training or in a battle.
- Mic is not mandatory but you should have one!
- Joining TS is critical! All tactics, battleplans, etc are discussed in TS
- Racism and/or discrimination is not allowed and it will get you banned!
Join the 40th Regiment of Foot on the 22nd Battalion Teamspeak channel:
Adress: 126.96.36.199 Port: 9987
Monday -> 6 GMT+1 (Warmup for Public Linebattle)
Wednesday -> 7 GMT+1 (Melle and range training)
Thursday -> 7 GMT+1 (Range practise + manouvers)
Sundays -> 7 GMT+1 (Melle training)
We are looking for teambased and mature players who look foward to rise in the ranks of our regiment and can have a good time playing while following orders. Experienced players and those who make the regiment proud on the battlefield will be, of course, rewarded. We also look foward to teach the basics of melle and range combat to new players that just started playing Mount and Musket!For more information add:
"east02k" or "rainhamendgill" or "boxfrenzy" or PM me
This page can be modified time to time due to new recruits, training time, linebattle scores, etc