His Majesties Regiment de Meuron

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In the year 1781 French authorities helped to raise a new regiment inthe Swiss canton, soliciting recruits in and around Neuchatel. The regimentwas called the deMeuron Regiment, taking it's name from the commander,Comte Charles de Meuron, born in Neuchatel in1738 and who served in theFrench regiment D'Erlach. The DeMeuron Regiment consisted of 1020 men,10 companies of 102 men each, fully armed and equipped.

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