Map of the Battle of Cornelis, Java, 25 August 1811

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  • Map of the Battle of Cornelis, Java, 25 August 1811. The map shows the battle routes of the Regiment's Colonels Gibb, McLeod, Adams, Gillespie, Wood and Yule.

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The Battle of Cornelis was fought in Java in 1811. The battle was between the 59th Regiment (2nd Nottinghamshire Regiment, later the Queen's Lancashire Regiment) of the British Army against Dutch and local Princes. The same campaign saw the capture of Sumatra, Bali and Celebes.

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Compiled by David Powell, Hub project Archivist, February 2003

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