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  • The York Chasseurs – A Condemned Regiment of george III Book Cover

    The York Chasseurs were an expendable corps of ‘Serial Deserters’, dispatched to survive or die on the pestilential islands of the West Indies, where 26 per cent successfully deserted and 30 per cent perished.

    In this unique study Pete Lines examines in detail every aspect of the regiment: its composition, its involvement in the capture of the island of Guadeloupe; the desertions and punishments; and its eventual disbandment in Canada.