Joining or Hiring the 44th
Joining the 2nd Battalion of the 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot will make you a vital part of this Napoleonic re-
Although the unit is run on regimental lines, and as such we take pride in conducting ourselves as authentically as is possible, this applies both to our uniforms and equipment, our living history encampments, our drill and to the way in which we conduct ourselves when in front of the General Public, our attitude is firmly geared towards having fun.
You will have the opportunity to attend events up and down the country and in Europe. And, at the end of a hard days campaigning, nothing beats the pure enjoyment of a good meal, a few good drinks and a sing-
We are a family group and we extend a genuine welcome to girlfriends, wives and children. There are so many other things to do in support of the Regiment and to enjoy the life of the early 19th century that no one misses out. The heart of any infantry regiment is its musketeers and we are always in need of firers to make up the line. However, if you are of a musical inclination, we always need musicians — drummers and fife players.
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Hiring the 44th
The Regiment and its members have a great amount of experience of performing at many levels and in many circumstances. From supporting major film productions to involvement in large scale battle re-
If you are interested in hiring the 44th for an event, display or for your next blockbuster movie -
44th East Essex Regiment of Foot
One of Wellington’s Finest!
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