Our Library contains many many diary entries, personal letters and other documents, all transcribed into plain text. The transcripts were created by Graham Stewart. Due to Tier 4 restrictions both service points of Northumberland Archives (Woodhorn and Berwick Record Office) will be closed. Want to know what life was like during the Great War? Rank: Sapper / Private. Age 35. British Army, Northumberland Fusiliers 1881-1920 Index ($) Periodicals. In 1685 King James II recalled his troops from Holland during the Monmouth Rebellion, when James Scott the 1st Duke of Monmouth (and the King’s nephew) unsuccessfully attempted to overthrow the unpopular King. Joined 84th Brigade, 28th Division. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 1,257 recorded WW1 deaths for the 12th (Service) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Northumberland Fusilier at the Front in the First World War (1914-1918), drawn by AK Lawrence, a member of the Regiment. Discover your ancestor through this index taken from over 70 sources. 11th July : In front line between Authuille Wood and Ovillers. This infantry regiment was first formed in 1674 and in order of regimental precedence was the 5th Regiment of Foot. Lewis’s Topographical Dictionary of England; Military Records. 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"Civilian Soldier" by George Harbottle formerly 1/6th Battalion, John Sheen collection (researched named post cards), Public Record Office Medical Health Records (MH106), British War Medal & Victory Medal Roll Books, Petty Sessions Register (Letter indicates court-e.g. This is a list of Northumberland Fusiliers battalions in World War I.When the First World War broke out in August 1914, the Northumberland Fusiliers, a fusilier infantry regiment of the British Army, consisted of 7 battalions, eventually expanding to 52 battalions, although not all existed at the same time, of which 29 served overseas. In 1782 it received regional distinction and became the 5th (the Northumberland) Regiment of Foot. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Portsmouth. 1st July : Attack South of Thiepval. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers; The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers; The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) The Lancashire Fusiliers; Das Royal Regiment of Fusiliers und seine Vorgänger nahmen an fast jedem Krieg teil, den das Vereinigte Königreich bestritt. Privacy Policy and The regiment received battle honours for Modder River and South Africa during the second Boer War. A record of the 17th and 32nd Battalions, Northumberland Fusiliers The NER Pioneers 1914-1919. The names in these records include men who fought in the Fourth Ashanti War (1895-1896), Sudan, Boer War, North West Frontier and First World War. Joined 150th Brigade, 50th … Benefits. Email: Please enter a valid email address. Surname: Please enter your surname. Northumberland Fusiliers during the Boer War 1899-1902. 1878 General William Lygon Pakenham, 4th Earl of Longford; 1887 General Joseph Henry Laye; 1895 Lieutenant-General Frederick Arthur Willis; 1899 Lieutenant-General Sir George Bryan Milman; 1915 Major-General Sir Percival Spearman Wilkinson; Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Where physical condition or access restrictions allow records can be accessed in our public searchrooms. 14th July : Night attack on Ovillers. The Regiment was first formed by Lord Clare in 1674 as part of a force of 5 British Regiments in the Dutch Army serving William of Orange in his campaigns against the French. This tree is dedicated to the memory of 13587 Lance Corporal H. Fellows, 12th Regiments, Ships and Places; Site Search. The ORBATS data transcribed by Forces War Records has allowed us to produce this interactive map, with which you can track the progress of units throughout the course of the First World War, from the opening battle at Mons to the closing stages of the Spring Offensive. Parents: Mr James & Mrs Edith Castle. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Sabathu in India. ames.—Guises Geese, The Warwickshire Lads, The Saucy Sixth. Sergt. The Austro-Hungarian Army was on the offensive following the recent Italian defeat at the battle of Caporetta in late 1917. The brigade was attached to 28th Division between 17 February and 2 April 1915. Becourt Military Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt, Somme, France. Terms of Service apply. 5th July : Varennes. Records of Royal Northumberland Fusiliers from other sources. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers during WW1 ... We add around 200,000 new records each month. The Wartime Memories Project has been running for 21 years. 1st Battalion Royal Northumberland Fusiliers machine-gun team, North Africa 1943. During the interwar years, the regiment was given a ‘royal’ prefix and became the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. A mere 5,800 allied soldiers (374 were British) lost their lives compared to the 35,000 dead, 100,000 wounded and 300,000 captured on the other side, By creating an account you agree to us emailing you with newsletters and discounts, which you can switch off in your account at any time, 146 people in our Early 19th Century records, 2463 people in our Victorian Conflicts records, 244 people in our Forces Reunited records, 2 million exclusive records, found only on our site, Records transcribed in the UK for maximum accuracy, 1 on 1 Personal assistance from military photo and document experts, Access to Orbats mapping tool, allowing you to trace your WW1 ancestors steps. Sister: Mrs Bailey. Returned to England 22 December 1914. Want to find out more about your relative's service? Moved to Egypt, arriving at Alexandria on 29 October 1915 and thence to Salonika. June 1918 : left Brigade and moved to France. All office staff will continue to work from home. ... Northumberland Fusiliers Description: Records for the 5th or Northumberland Regiment, and later, after 1881, when known as the Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd July : Aveluy Wood. An archive of First World War research information on soldiers in the Northumberland Fusiliers. Today, a Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland is located in Abbot’s Tower, part of Alnwick Castle. Nicknames for the regiment include: Fighting Fifth, The Shiners, Wellington's Bodyguards and Old and the bold. On St George’s Day 1836 the Fusiliers title - 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers) – was added and from 1 July 1881, as a result of changes introduced by Lord Cardwell and latterly Secretary of War, Hugh Childers, the regimental number was lost and the regiment became simply The Northumberland Fusiliers. Wednesday 17-05-1916. You will find their military history, enlistment date and place, medals received and if they were wounded in battle. If you would like to support us, a donation, no matter how small, would be much appreciated, annually we need to raise enough funds to pay for our web hosting and admin or … Information has been received by Mrs Cleghorn, that her husband, Sergeant John Cleghorn, Northumberland Fusiliers, posted missing on the 16th August, 1917, must now be presumed to have been killed on or since that date. More Northumberland Fusiliers records. 25th (Service) Battalion, (2nd Tyneside Irish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Part of 9th Brigade, 3rd Division. 1866. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Publisher London : G. Richards Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English. We very much appreciate your continued patience. Northumberland Archives is the archive service for Northumberland – England’s most northerly county. He was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916, his medal card records him as presumed dead. We very much appreciate your continued patience. Brother-in-Law: E J Bailey. Home: Back To List Of Regiments: WW1 Music: Search British Army Service Records 1914-1920: Search WW1 Medal Index Cards: Search WW1 Widows Pensions Records : Search Soldiers Died In The Great War: Search Silver … This is a list of Royal Northumberland Fusiliers battalions in World War II.At the outbreak of the Second World War in September 1939 the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, a fusilier infantry regiment of the British Army, consisted of seven battalions.A further three were raised during the war. Ward's Northumberland & Durham Directory, 1850 Index; Maps and Gazetteers. (Described at item level) This record (browse from here by hierarchy or by reference) Catalogue description Divisional Troops: 14 Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers (Pioneers). Landed at Le Havre 18 January 1915. This figure includes the records for the 12th/13th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 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