Siege of Trincomalee 1795

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Siege of Trincomalee 1795
Part of War against Dutch in Ceylon
Date: 3-26 August 1795
Location: Fort Fredrick,Trincomalee, Ceylon
Presidency: Madras
Co-ordinates: 8.5766°N 81.2309°E
Result: British victory
East India Company Dutch
Admiral Peter Rainier
Maj-Gen James Stuart
Maj Fornbauer
1,314 European troops
1,845 Native troops
Garrison: 768 all ranks with 92 guns
14 killed and 52 wounded

This was an event during the War against Dutch in Ceylon

External Links

Ceylon under British Rule: Trincomalee 1795 Google Books
Siege of Trincomalee Google Books
Ceylon Medal
Trincomalee Map