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Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

Also known as the City of London Regiment, the Royal Fusiliers raised no fewer than 47 battalions for service in the Great War. This makes it the fifth largest after the London Regiment, Northumberland Fusiliers,…


Royal Dublin Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Madras. Returned to UK and landed at Plymouth on 21 December 1914. Moved to billets in Torquay but in January 1915 went on to…


Princess Victoria’s (Royal Irish Fusiliers)

The regiment was often known by its traditional name of the “Faugh-a-Ballaghs”. Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : at Shorncliffe. Under command of 10th Brigade in 4th Division. Moved to York…


Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Malta. Returned to England, landing at Southampton 3 September 1914. 3 September 1914 : came under orders of 22nd Brigade in 7th Division. Landed…


Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Trimulgherry, Secunderabad, India. Recalled to UK and landed at Avonmouth on 10 January 1915. 10 January 1915 : came under command of 87th Brigade…


Royal Munster Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army Regimental Depot Ballymullen Barracks, Tralee 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Rangoon, Burma. Returned to UK and landed at Avonmouth on 10 January 1915. Moved to Coventry and came under…


The Royal Scots Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Gosport. Part of 9th Brigade, 3rd Division. Landed at Le Havre 14 August 1914. The brigade was attached to 28th Division between 17 February…


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Widows’ and dependents’ pension records

The National Archives holds a small but valuable collection of widows’ and dependents’ pensions forms in collection number PIN82. All holdings are listed on this page. According to the National Archives, “This series consists of…


Lancashire Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Karachi. Returned to England, landing 2 January 1915 and moved to Nuneaton. 2 January 1915 : Came under orders of 86th Brigade, 29th Division….


Northumberland Fusiliers

Often known as the “Fighting Fifth” as the regiment was until 1881 the Fifth Foot, the Northumberland Fusiliers raised no fewer than 51 battalions for service in the Great War. This makes it the second…