Wow, thanks! That was quite a bit of information and sums things up nicely - including my sadly rather limited knowledge of French :relaxed: but hey, we've got Google translator, so this is going to be amusing. Merci!
BTW, the guys in red need not bother you. They were a special unit raised by Général Kléber during the Egyptian campaign from sailors of the French ships lost at the sea battle of Aboukir - so, anyway, not within the timeframe you are interested in.