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