Egersky Guards Regiment

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Egersky Guards Regiment
Active 1796-1917
Country Russian Empire
Branch Army
Type Infantry
Size Regiment
Garrison/HQ St. Petersburg (1914)
Badge of the regiment LG Egersky.gif

Egersky Lifeguard regiment (Russian: Егерский лейб-гвардии полк) was a Jaeger regiment of the Russian Imperial Guard.


The regiment was formed in 1796 as a battalion. In 1806, it was reorganized and transformed into a regiment. The regiment participated in the Napoleonic Wars, Russo-Turkish War of 1828–1829, Polish campaign of 1830-1831, Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878 and First World War.

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