Toy Soldiers 54mm Painted in Gloss Napoleonic Royal Marines painted in gloss
Royal Marines Battalions Napoleonic Wars The 1st battalion formed at Plymouth on 29 November 1810 under the command of Major Richard Williams.
It consisted of six companies, plus an attached company of Royal Marine Artillery. It embarked, arriving in Lisbon on 8 December 1810. The battalion grew to eight companies, plus the attached artillery company. It left Portugal in February 1812, and disembarked at Portsmouth.