Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the 2012 Royalist Army Council Presentation All ‘slides’ in this presentation will be held on the RA Web Site V 020312."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to the 2012 Royalist Army Council Presentation All ‘slides’ in this presentation will be held on the RA Web Site V 020312
Be Aware (Housekeeping) That all Membership Cheques are to be made out by the Regiments and sent to Julie, Do not allow individuals to send membership renewals or new membership cheques. Your Regimental Accounts are now due! That CO’s have a duty of care to/for their members, that is not just on the field, but on the campsite as well. SK Medics need volunteers!
Alternative Ranks Honorary Colonel: Ex Colonels/Generals Sounding Board for the Officers ‘Uncle’ to the Regiment No ‘On Field’ responsibility – gives no orders Reformado Officers: When insufficient men to warrant the rank Temporary expedient – re-joins the ranks May have no responsibility and gives no orders Officer Uniform/No Sash – carry pike or musket Gentleman Volunteer: Return to the ranks No responsibility, issues no orders Officer Uniform/No Sash – carry pike or musket
Regimental Organisation Caveat Not an edict but an opportunity Review your Regimental Organisation Assess its Governance Responsibility and rank Infrastructure Culture Succession Mgt Structure Communications Structure
Idealised SK Company Structure – Minimum of 20 Soldiers – 2x ½ Division Company Captain/ Lieutenant Sergeant Pike Division Sergeant Musket Division File Leader Corporal Musketeer Pikeman Total Number: 21+ Officer: 1 Ensign: 1 Drummer: 1 Serg: 2 Corp: 2 Soldier: 12 to 16 By increasing the men to 6 per file the Company can expand with no need for further Officers or NCO’s prior to promotion to a small Regiment. Pikeman Corporal File Leader Pikeman Musketeer Ensign Drummer
Idealised Small Regiment Structure – Minimum of 40 Soldiers in Two Divisions Drummers Total Number : 40+ Major: 1Capt: 1 Lt: 1Ensign 1 Serg: 2Corp: 4 Soldier: 32 – By increasing the men to 6 per squad the Regiment can expand with no need for further Officers or NCO’s Major Ensign Captain Pike Division Sergeant Corporal Pikeman File Leader Pikeman Corporal File Leader Pikeman File Leader Pikeman Lieutenant Musket Div Sergeant Corporal Muskateer File Leader Muskateer Corporal File Leader Muskateer File Leader Muskateer
Idealised Large Regiment/Battalion – 80 + Soldiers in Four Divisions Drummers Total Number: 90+ Lt Colonel: 1 Major: 1Capt: 2 Lt: 2Ensign 2 Serg: 4Corp: 8 Soldier: 60+ Hon Colonel Ensigns Captain Pike Div Sergeant 1 Corporal Pikemen Gentleman Volunteer Reformado Officer Corporal Lieutenant Pike Div SergeantCorporal Captain Musket Div Sergeant 1 Corporals Musketeers Corporal Lieutenant Musket Div SergeantCorporal Lt Colonel Major
The Ideal ‘Lean’ Battalion Battalion can support: 1 Lt Colonel, 1 Major, 4 Officers – 2 Captains and 2 Lieutenants 2 Ensigns and ? Drummers 4 Sergeants to command the 4 Divisions. 2 Divisions of Pikemen 2 Divisions of Musketeers Each Division of 4 ranks by 4 files or 16 men Total: 80 men Viable with 12 men per division: 64 men
Unit Organisation – Way Forward 1 Review your Org Structure All Promotion requests to have an Org Chart/Rationalisation Promotion is not for life Celebrate and recognise retiring Officers
Unit Organisation – Way Forward 2 Be ambitious! Grow your Company/Regiment Active recruitment to lift the base Promote the keen, those who recruit, those who turn up Put on events both to recruit and retain Its going to be a tough year for retention and recruitment!
ROYALIST ARMY STRUCTURE 2012 Queen’s Lifeguard RoF - Sir Richard Molyneux’s Coy Sir Gervais Lucas’s Coy Sir Thomas Glemham’s RoF Earl Rivers’ RoF Earl of Northampton’s RoF Prince Rupert’s RoF Col. Stephen Hawkins’ RoF Sir William Godolphin’s RoF Sir Bevill Grenvile’s RoF Sir Nicholas Slanning’s RoF Sir Marmaduke Rawdon’s RoF Sir George Lisle's RoF Col. Charles Gerard’s RoF Sir Gilbert Hoghton’s Coy Marquess of Newcastle’s RoF LORD GENERAL Col. Sir John Owen’s Regt Sir Henry Bard’s