Jäger-Garde Bataillon Westphalia

Flag of the Royal Guard Jäger Battalion (1808-1812). Carried on a white stave topped by a gilt spear-shaped finial With the king's monogram. (Flag Source)

 Allegiance Edit

Part of the Royal Guard of the The Kingdom of Westphalia, a client state of the French Empire.

History Edit

  • October 1813 – Disbanded after the battle of Leipzig.

Organisation Edit

  • 1808 – Around 486 men in 1 field battalion with 4 companies men.
  • 1809 – Around 841 men in 1 field battalion with 6 companies (The first named as the elite Caribiner Company) of 119 men + 1 Depot Company of 116 men.
  • 1812 – Second Battalion added.

 Uniforms (Approx.) Edit

Company 1-6 (Gren)
Coat Dark Green
Lapels Dark Green
Facings Yellow
Trim Yellow
Lace Yellow
Epaulettes Green
Hat Cords Green
Hat Shako (Black)
Pompom Yellow

Notes Edit

  • Carried regular infantry muskets

Available sets Edit