To Be ad­mit­ted, soldiers had To:

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1. Be a vet­eran of at least Three cam­paigns (four from 1802, Two In 1804).

2. have Been re­warded for Brav­ery or hav­ing Been wounded.

3. Be an ac­tive-duty soldier.

4. Be at least 180cm (5ft 11In) To join The grenadiers and 170cm (5ft 7In) for The chas­seurs – low­ered To 176 cm (5ft 9In) and 167cm (5ft 6In) In 1804.

5. have out­stand­ing Be­hav­iour.

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