Battle of Fontenoy


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a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland

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EPITAPH: She served for many years as a private soldier in the 5th Regt of Foot in different parts of Europe and in the Year 1745 fought under the command of the Duke of Cumberland at the Battle of Fontenoy where she received a bayonet wound in her arm.
Fought first battle in 1745 at the Battle of Fontenoy, Flanders, losing 32 men.
The Regiment's first overseas action came in 1745 at the Battle of Fontenoy during the Austrian War of Succession.