Bremen Infantry Regiment (Sweden)

The Bremen Infantry Regiment (Swedish: Bremiska infanteriregementet), was a Swedish Army infantry regiment organised in Germany in the early 18th century.

Bremen Infantry Regiment
Bremiska infanteriregementet
Active1690/1703–1715
Allegiance Sweden
BranchSwedish Army
TypeInfantry
SizeRegiment
EngagementsGreat Northern War

HistoryEdit

The regiment has its origins in Bidals kretsbataljon organised in 1682. That battalion then became was reformed as a regiment in either 1690 or 1703, and was made up of 1,128 men enlisted in Stade in Germany. In 1707 255 men were transferred to Pommerska infanteriregementet. Bremiska infanteriregementet was disbanded when Stralsund capitulated in 1715.

CampaignsEdit

OrganisationEdit

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Name, designation and garrisonEdit

Name Translation From To
Bremiska infanteriregementet Bremen Infantry Regiment 1690/1703 1715
Designation From To
No designation
Training ground
or garrison town
From To
No training ground

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Print
  • Braunstein, Christian (2003). Sveriges arméförband under 1900-talet. Stockholm: Statens Försvarshistoriska Museer. ISBN 91-971584-4-5.
  • Holmberg, Björn (1993). Arméns regementen, skolor och staber: en sammanställning. Arvidsjaur: Svenskt militärhistoriskt bibliotek. ISBN 91-972209-0-6.
  • Kjellander, Rune (2003). Sveriges regementschefer 1700–2000: chefsbiografier och förbandsöversikter. Stockholm: Probus. ISBN 91-87184-74-5.
  • Nelsson, Bertil (1993). Från Brunkeberg till Nordanvind: 500 år med svenskt infanteri. Stockholm: Probus. ISBN 91-87184-23-0.
  • Svensk rikskalender 1908. Stockholm: P.A. Norstedt & Söner. 1908.
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