Gallery 3 — Bornholm Guard

Born­holms Værn was an inde­pen­dent coun­try guard.

The Borholmi­an Guard was found­ed as a local mili­tia in 1672. Accord­ing­ly to a promise from Fred­erik III in 1660, units from Born­holm should not serve out­side the island.

The Born­holm Guard grew over time and came to con­sist of, amongst other:

Born­holm Infantry

Born­holm Dragons

Born­holm artillery

The marine reg­i­ment