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-======Colonel John Roch’s Regiment of Foot======+======Lt Colonel John Roch’s Regiment of Foot======
  
 <WRAP right> <WRAP right>
-|**Active**|1645|+|**Active**|1644 to 1645|
 |**Country**|Scotland| |**Country**|Scotland|
 |**Allegiance**|Covenanter| |**Allegiance**|Covenanter|
 |**Conflicts**|First Civil War| |**Conflicts**|First Civil War|
 |**Type**|Foot|  |**Type**|Foot|
-|**Colonel**|John Roch|+|**Lt Colonel**|John Roch|
 |**Area Raised**| | |**Area Raised**| |
 |**Coat Colour**| | |**Coat Colour**| |
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 ===== Service History ===== ===== Service History =====
  
 +====1644====
 +  *December: Serving with Baillie
 +  *Come under Argyll'​s command
 ====1645==== ====1645====
   *February: Battle of Inverlochy   *February: Battle of Inverlochy
 +  *August: Regiment very weak, possibly at Stirling
 +  *November: Garrison of Perth?
 +====1646====
 +  *November: Ordered from Culross, Tulliallan and Carnock to the Carse of Gowrie
 +====1647====
 +  *January: Roch appointed Lt Col of [[covenanter:​foot-regiments:​colin-pitscottie|Sergeant-Major-General Colin Pitscottie’s Regiment of Foot]]
 +  *February: Disbanded
 =====Notes==== =====Notes====
 +A history of the unit is shown in Edward M. Furgol’s //A Regimental History of the Covenanting Armies 1639-1651// Edinburgh, 1990. ISBN 0 85976 194 0
 =====Flags and Equipment===== =====Flags and Equipment=====
 =====Notable Officers===== =====Notable Officers=====
 ====John Roch=== ====John Roch===
 +Captured at Inverlochy, released on parole he became governor of Perth
 =====Strength===== =====Strength=====
 +  *December 1644: 550 men
 =====See Also======  =====See Also======
 ===== Links ===== ===== Links =====