Tuesday, 29 July 2008

Trooper, Austrian Hussar Regiment Hadick

Raised 1734. Hadick Inhaber from 1753. Recruited Transylvania. Distinguished Nachod 1758 and Kunersdorf. Also at Lobositz, Berlin, Maxen, Strehlen, Chemnitz, Pretschen, Freiberg. Disbanded 1768.

Uniform: Light brown kalpack, red bag, yellow cords. Dark blue pelisse and dolman with yellow lace, dolman with red cuffs, buttons brass, red and yellow barrel sash, red pants with yellow lace, black boots with yellow braid edging and tassel, red sabretache with a bear device in black, yellow wreath and crown, yellow edge, brown leather straps, sabre with brass furniture. Shabraque red with yellow border, yellow eagle with crown in corner. All Austrian hussars had black fur on the pelisse.

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