|1813||May||95th provide the advance guard for Wellington's advance into Northern Spain|
|21 Jun||95th reach the banks of the Zadorra at Vittoria. [Wellington uses the 95th's position as an observation post. Voltigeurs rushed across a bridge, seized a wooded height and began firing on Wellington. 3/95 & 2 Cos 1/95 drive them back over the river.]|
Later in the battle, as the French retreat, the Light Brigade advances either side of Vittoria town.
|22 Jun||Pursuit starts|
|24 Jun||Wellington's despatch mentions Alten's brigade, 1/95, 3/95 & Ross's troop taking the last French gun.|
|25 Jun||Light Brigade closes on Pamplona|
|15 Jul||Rifleman first see the road into France|
|?29 Jul||95th force the French to abandon their wounded and baggage at Jansi, 95th take the mountain of Echalar, rename it Barnard's Hill.|
|25 Aug||95th's first regimental dinner held on heights of Anata Barbara, nr Vera. The French stay up all night, fearing an attack.|
|31 Aug||1 subaltern & 50 men from each battalion volunteer for the storming of San Sebastien.|
|1 Sep||Captain Daniel Cadoux, 2 subalterns & 50 men prevent a French Division (under Gen Vandermaessen) from crossing the bridge at Vera. The French are held with terrible loss (without Cadoux losing a man) until Skerrett orders Cadoux to retire without cover and they are all wiped out. (Memorial erected in 1921)|
|10 Nov||All 95th involved in forcing of La Petite Arrhune (Battle of Nivelle). French defend well, Col Barnard (1/95) wounded, 97 officers & men casualties.|
|Dec||Battle of Nive, French again fight well|
|Winter||Graham (Lord Lynedoch) leads an expedition to Bergen op Zoom and Antwerp. Force included 1Co 1/95, 1Co 2/95 & 2Cos 3/95.|
|1814||Jan-Feb||Marching, skirmishing & outpost duties|
|Feb||All 3 Battalions at Orthes|
|Feb||Battle of Merxem (Graham's expedition) Riflemen distinguish themselves.|
|20 Mar||Battle of Tarbes|
95th clear Gen Harispe's Division from a series of hills, interspersed with hedges and ditches in an hour. 3/95 on right,2/95 in centre, 1/95 on left.
|10 Apr||Battle of Toulouse|
Light Division spend most of the battle extricating the over enthusiastic Spanish troops from the hole they'd got into.
|11 Apr||Despatch with news of Napoleon's abdication arrives. Soult refuses to accept the news and retires north.|
|16 Apr||95th advance after French|
|17 Apr||Soult agrees to an armistice, Rifles return to Toulouse & remain there till the end of May|
|15 Jun||95th enter Bordeaux|
|mid Jul||95th back in England|
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