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WW1 Royal Fusiliers

WW1 Royal Fusiliers

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The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918

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THE ROYAL FUSILIERS 1914-18  

Mons, Le Cateau, Retreat from Mons, Marne 1914, Aisne 1914, La Bassée 1914, Messines 1914 '17 , Armentières 1914, Ypres 1914 '15 '17 '18, Nonne Bosschen, Gravenstafel, St. Julien, Frezenberg, Bellewaarde, Hooge 1915, Loos, Somme 1916 '18, Albert 1916 '18, Bazentin, Delville Wood, Pozières, Flers-Courcelette, Thiepval, Le Transloy, Ancre Heights , Ancre 1916 '18, Arras 1917 '18, Vimy 1917, Scarpe 1917, Arleux, Pilckem, Langemarck 1917, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917 '18, St. Quentin, Bapaume 1918, Rosières, Avre , Villers Bretonneux, Lys, Estaires, Hazebrouck, Béthune , Amiens, Drocourt-Quéant, Hindenburg Line, Havrincourt, Épéhy, Canal du Nord, St. Quentin Canal, Beaurevoir, Courtrai, Selle, Sambre, France and Flanders 1914-18, Italy 1917-18, Struma, Macedonia 1915-18, Helles, Landing at Helles, Krithia, Suvla, Scimitar Hill, Gallipoli 1915-16, Egypt 1916, Megiddo, Nablus, Palestine 1918, Troitsa, Archangel 1919, Kilimanjaro, Behobeho, Nyangao, East Africa 1915-17. Researching a soldier of this regiment? CLICK HERE.

1st Battalion
4.8.14 Kinsale, as part of 17th Brigade, 6th Division. August 1914 to Cambridge. Landed at St Nazaire in France on 12.9.14. On 14.10.15 the 17th Brigade went to 24th Division. On 11.11.18 located at Bavai, France.

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11. France.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 2 of 11 2nd Battalion 4. Moved to England December 1914 and became part of 85th Brigade.18 located at St Genois.3. 4th Battalion 4.8.E. 28th Division. Landed at Marseuilles March 1916. 29th Division. Became part of 86th Brigade.10. near Winchester. Went to Egypt in October 1915.7. mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK. as part of 9th Brigade.4. of Courtrai. and arrived in France on 9.18.11. arriving on 28. 25. On 11.Molyneux Lieut R.17 Masnieres. and then Salonika in December. Sent to 149th Brigade..17 3rd Battalion 4.11.. To Lemnos 11. Victoria Cross: Sgt J.14 Lucknow.18 located at Dourlers.18 went from Greece to Taranto in Italy. near Nuneaton. January 1915 landed in England and to Stockingford. 3/2/2012 .15.1.8. 50th (Northumbrian) Division on 15.Gee Langemarck 9. S. Isle of Wight.15. Embarked at Avonmouth for Alexandria.14 Calcutta.15.7. To HMS Implacable and landed on X Beach.4. Evacuated from Gallipoli and to Egypt on 8.15. Gallipoli.8.1.18. north of Avesnes.14 Parkhurst. Landed at Havre on 18.16. On 11. located at Martin Eglise.7. Belgium. On 34. 30.

2.16 and joined 190th Brigade.16.8. Landed in France 31.7..11..7. On 11.Dease Pte S.8.5.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 3 of 11 3rd Division. Disbanded in France on 6. 23. 3.Jarrett Lieut-Col N.Godley Mons.17 9th Battalion mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK.17 La Vacquerie. Landed at Havre in France on 13.18 located at Bavai. south of Mons. 30.14 7th (Extra Reserve) Battalion 4.15.5.14 Mons. 3/2/2012 . Victoria Cross: Lieut M.14.ElliottCooper Pelves. On 11.18 located at Harveng. 12th (Eastern) Division at Colchester. February 1915 to Aldershot. Finsbury.11. 63rd (Royal Naval) Division. 23. 8th Battalion Formed at Hounslow on 21.8.18. Belgium.8.B. France. Landed at Havre 27.14 and became part of 36th Brigade. November 1914 to Hythe. Victoria Cross: Cpl G.14 Artillery Place. To Falmouth 24.11.F.8.

The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 4 of 11 Formed at Hounslow on 21.9. March 1915 sent to 111th Brigade.8. October 1914 became Army Troops in 18th Division..15.8.14 and to South Downs as part of 73rd Brigade. 10th Battalion (Stockbrokers) Raised by the Lord Mayor and City of London on 21.14. 24th Division.18 located south of Le Quesnoy.11.5. France.18 11th Battalion Formed at Hounslow on 6. France.18 located near Le Cateau. on Salisbury Plain. 18th (Eastern) Division. On 11. 8/9. November 1914 to Hythe. 12th (Eastern) Division at Colchester.7.15. May 1915 to Salisbury Plain.Robertson MM Polderhoek Chateau. September 1914 became part of 54th Brigade.14 and became part of 54th Brigade.18 located east of Orchies. Landed in France 31.14 and became part of 36th Brigade. 12th Battalion Formed at Hounslow on 13. 3/2/2012 . France. February 1915 to Aldershot.G. In billets at mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK. Recruited largely from business staffs in the City. Victoria Cross: L/Cpl C. Landed at Boulogne on 30. 18th (Eastern) Division at Colchester. 37th Division. On 11.11..3. On 11.9.11. Landed in France July 1915.

14.14.18 located at Preux-au-Sart.11.11. 2nd Division.9.18 and personnel sent to 1st. of Le Quesnoy. on 6.11. June 1915 to Pirbright.. 3/2/2012 .15. To 17th Brigade.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 5 of 11 Shoreham and Brighton between November 1914 and April 1915.15.2. Moved to 2nd Division with 99th Brigade on 25. Surrey.2.12. Notts. March 1915 to 111th Brigade.2. 30. To Tidworth August 1915.7. On 4.9. Moved to 5th Brigade. 2nd Division on 13.15. 33rd Division. Landed in France on 1. To Clipstone Camp.18 to 112th Brigade. Moved to 6th Brigade. N.15.N.11. On 11. and joined 99th Brigade. Landed at Boulogne on 17.E.. Disbanded in France on 13.15.7. 37th Division. To Warlingham.15. To billets in Worthing December 1914.Stone Cambrai. Landed at Boulogne on 30.18 located south of Le Quesnoy. on 18.8. in June 1915.17 18th Battalion (1st Public School) mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK.11. On 11. 10th and 11th Battalions.14 and and to South Downs as part of 24th Division.18.9.15. 13th Battalion Formed at Hounslow on 13. Victoria Cross: Capt W. Taken over by War Office on 1. 24th Division. at Ludgershall. 17th Battalion (Empire) Raised in London by the British Empire Committee on 31.10. France. on 12. France. 37th Division.

Landed in France November 1915. Many of the original members of the battalion went off to take commissions.15.15. To 19th Brigade.7. 33rd Division. 19th Battalion (2nd Public School) Raised at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens' Forces on 11. However. 3/2/2012 .15. 33rd Division. Taken over by the War Office on 1.7.11.16.16 as many of the men had gone to take commissions.4. Taken over by the War Office on 1.16.16 as many of the men had gone to take commissions. 33rd Division on 27.15. To 19th Brigade. To GHQ Troops on 26. 33rd Division. Taken over by the War Office on 1. To Tidworth August 1915.9.2. To Tidworth August 1915.2. To Clipstone Camp June 1915 as part of 98th Brigade. Located at Leatherhead October 1914 to March 1915. The battalion was disbanded on 16.18. To Clipstone Camp June 1915 as part of 98th Brigade. 33rd Division..The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 6 of 11 Raised at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens' Forces on 11.11. 20th Battalion (3rd Public School) Raised at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens' Forces on 11.14. To GHQ Troops on 27/28.14. The battalion was disbanded on 24.7. To Tidworth August 1915.. The battalion was disbanded on 24. 33rd Division on 27.9.4.9. the battalion stayed with 19th Brigade.14. Landed in France November 1915. Landed in France November 1915. To Clipstone Camp June 1915 as part of 98th Brigade.15.2. 21st Battalion (4th Public School) mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK.

as part of 99th Brigade. To Tidworth August 1915.2. To Horsham in Roffey Camp. Taken over by the War Office on 1. Taken over by War Office on 1.15.15.11.  Landed at Boulogne 17. To Tidworth August 1915.16.15. Landed at Boulogne November 1915.9. The battalion was disbanded on 24. June 1915 to Clipstone Camp.7. as part of 99th Brigade. 3/2/2012 .11. To GHQ Troops on 27/28. The recruits were enrolled at Hotel Cecil in the Strand.9. Moved with 99th Brigade to 2nd Division on 25.2.18 located near Le Quesnoy.15. August 1915.11.14. To Clipstone Camp June 1915 as part of 98th Brigade..14 at the White City. Landed in France November 1915. To Kandahar Barracks.  23rd Battalion (1st Sportsmans) Raised in London by E. Taken over by War Office on 1.. Moved with 99th Brigade to 2nd Division on 25.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 7 of 11 Raised at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens' Forces on 11. 33rd Division. Disbanded at Metz en Couture on 26.14. Tidworth. Moved to Ashtead October 1914 to March 1915.15. 33rd Division. On 11.7. 24th Battalion (2nd Sportsmans) mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK. To Clipstone Camp June 1915.16 as many of the men had gone to take commissions.9.11. October 1914.15. Moved to Hornchurch. 22nd Battalion (Kensingtons) Raised by the Mayor and Borough of Kensington on 11.18.4.7. Cunliffe-Owen on 25. France. 33rd Division.

France. Left East Africa for England at the end of 1917. Disbanded at Putney on 29.15. On 11. On 11.  Landed at Boulogne 17.15.11.15.2. To Clipstone Camp June 1915. August 1915.15. 3.T. Returned to France March 1918.7. Taken over by War Office on 1. Embarked at Plymouth fro East Africa on 10. Moved with 99th Brigade to 2nd Division on 25.11.18 located north of Renaix.11.5..14. 2nd Division on 13..11.15. Cunliffe-Owen on 20.9. Tidworth.12.16.Dartnell Kenya. 33rd Division. 25th Battalion (Frontiersman) Raised in London by the Legion of Frontiersmen on 12.4. To Italy November 1917.6. Belgium. Victoria Cross: Lieut W.5. Landed in France 4.18. Arrived at Mombasa 4. To Kandahar Barracks.15. 41st Division. To Marlow.15 26th Battalion (Bankers) Raised by the Lord Mayor and City of London from Bank Clerks and Accountants on 17. To 5th Brigade. 32nd Battalion (East Ham) Raised by the Mayor and Borough of East Ham on mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK.11.15.7. 3/2/2012 .18 located north of Le Quesnoy.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 8 of 11 Raised in London by E.15. To Aldershot November 1915 and joined 124th Brigade. as part of 99th Brigade.

7.6. arriving on 1. Embarked at Southampton for Cherbourg on 5.3.15. Attached to ANZAC Mounted Division in September 1918 in Chaytor's Force..3.18.18.5.1. Attached to ANZAC Mounted Division in September 1918 in Chaytor's Force.2.18. 39th Battalion (Judean) Formed at Plymouth on 21.18 from Jewish volunteers. Landed in France 5.. The battalion then crossed France to Italy. Joined 124th Brigade. They went to France in June 1916. 10th (Irish) Division on 11.106th Labour Companies of the Labour Corps. and in April 1917 became the 99th . Returned to France March 1918.18. Remained in Palestine for rest of war. To Italy November 1917. remained with this formation until 25. Embarked Taranto for Alexandria. 41st Division. Disbanded in France on 18. 3/2/2012 . Went to Egypt August 1918where it mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK.  33rd . 38th Battalion (Judean) Formed at Plymouth on 20. 40th Battalion (Judean) Formed at Plymouth January 1918 from Jewish volunteers.18 from Jewish volunteers.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 9 of 11 18. To 31st Brigade. December 1915 at Aldershot. Went to Egypt April 1918.18.16.1.10. Remained in Palestine for rest of war.37th (Labour) Battalions These were formed in Sussex between March-June 1916 for Labour duties in France.

19 North Russia.8.  .The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 10 of 11 remained for rest of the war.S". Went to North Russia.46th Battalions Formed in London April 1919. Christopher .THE HISTORY OF THE ROYAL FUSILIERS "U. UNIVERSITY AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS BRIGADE ( FORMATION AND TRAINING) (The Times 1917) O'Neill. Disbanded in December 1919.P. 3/2/2012 .The book has now been reprinted by the Naval & Military Press. 10.8. Many recruits were Australians who had previously served in the Australian Imperial Force (AIF).19 PRINTED SOURCES Anon . 29. Victoria Cross: Cpl A. 45th . .Pearse MM North Russia..The Royal Fusiliers in the Great War  (William Heinemann 1922). Stone.G.P. H..HISTORY OF THE 22ND (SERVICE) BATTALION ROYAL FUSILIERS mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK.C.Sullivan Sgt S.

3/2/2012 .1919 (Methuen & Co. 1930) INTERNET SOURCES The Royal Fusiliers .) Battalion Royal Fusiliers 1914 . 1914-1919 (London. Sidgwick & Jackson. Only battalions that saw overseas service are listed here..on Chris Baker's 'Long.The 17th (S. Units that stayed in England are not shown.B. Long Trail' website.The 23rd (Service) Battalion Royal Fusiliers (First Sportsman's) A Record of it's Services in the Great War. N. Reprinted by Naval & Military Press 2001) Ward. Everard . 1920) Wyrall.photos of the Royal Fusiliers on WW1 Photos site.The Royal Fusiliers 1914-1918 Page 11 of 11 (KENSINGTON) (Originally published 1923. Royal Fusiliers Photos ... Fred W .. ©Paul Reed 2005 mhtml:file://F:\WRW\READING MATERIAL WORK. Ltd.

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