Article on female British soldiers in Afghanistan. Captain Alice Homer is an officer with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. She has just spent six months running a small section of soldiers in Camp Bastion
American Revolution: Here is an older study of a Loyalist officer of the King's American Regiment (4th American) . In many of the Loyalist units the officers were as well appointed (or better) than their counterparts in the British Army.
The 21st Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers. The light infantry and grenadier companies of the Fusiliers saw bloody action at the Battle of Bunker Hill, the light infantry only had five men left unwounded. All companies, except the grenadiers who were garrisoning New York City, fought at the Battle of Guilford Court House in the American War of Independence. The regiment participated in nearly every campaign from the Lexington & Concord to Yorktown.