Other rank prisoners of war 1914. Bond of Sacrifice: WW1 officer casualties, Royal Naval Division service records 1914-1920. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army.Raised in 1674 as one of three 'English' units in the Dutch Anglo-Scots Brigade, it accompanied William III to England in the November 1688 Glorious Revolution and became part of the English establishment in 1689.. 18th Service Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, The volume includes this Pioneer Battalion's embarkation roll from January 1916; its Roll of Honour; honours and awards and appendices, The 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd Battalions, Northumberland Fusiliers during the Great War. Yes, I'd be interested in seeing the databases you mention. Could you help? The Northumberland Fusiliers 1881–1935 Formation. Northumberland Fusiliers (Stockport). Numbers within the range 9401 to 9456 were issued in 1902 to men joining Number 3 Volunteer Section. A record of the 17th and 32nd Battalions, Northumberland Fusiliers. 6th N.F - is there anything more I can find out please? War, of whom 687 were killed. Please see the RESEARCH tab on this page. Mike, he served with the 11th Battalion; this from the medal roll. it was always taken for granted that he was in the Tyneside Irish. Paul, Absolutely amazing site! F Malone 2nd NF1900Can it be one of the Nortumberland Fusiliers that was here during the Boer War? I am trying to trace my Great Grand Fathers brother Thomas Kennedy who was born in Dublin and was in the Northumberland Fusiliers. An archive of First World War research information on soldiers in the Northumberland Fusiliers. Ian, thanks for pointing this out, and for your compliments; now rectified.Paul, Sorry if you have seen this post before but I posted it last week and I know that you reply virtually immediately.I am interested in 283 Private William Hindmarch 2nd Battalion NFIs this a 1904 enlistmentBest wishesDraperju, Draperju, apologies for the delay in replying, I've been travelling overseas.Short answer is that yes, if he was a regular enlistment, 1904 sounds right and as you mention 2nd mention 2nd Battalion, that would seem to fit. My grandfather was a sgt in the fuseliers and returned safely to Wooler to his family. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers has 507 members. The Northumberland Fusiliers was formed on the 1st July 1881 from the 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers). This post will look at regimental numbers in the regular battalions of the Northumberland Fusiliers between 1881 and 1914. If you want me to undertake paid research, please follow the instructions on the RESEARCH tab. There was no numbering distinction between the four battalions. Would be worth you dropping a line to Graham Stewart on the GWF as he is the NF expert.BestPaul, Re 26/3485 I couldn't find a medal index card for this man but the number suggests 26th Battalion (that's the 26/ prefix) which was unofficially known as the 3rd Tyneside Irish.Paul, We have inherited some items through my unmarried great aunt relating to T H Hall (we believe his full name to be Thomas Hay Hall) of the Northumberland Fusiliers no. The Fifth (Northumberland) Regiment were granted the distinction of being a Fusilier regiment in 1836, becoming thereafter the 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers). Nominal rolls which consist of the embarkation roll of officers, a list of officers joining subsequently with dates, the roll of men who served with the battalion showing number, rank, name, company, whether embarked with the battalion, casualty details and any awards. For instance, 22/96 was the 96th man to be issued with a number from a new series issued by the 22nd (Service) Battalion (3rd Tyneside Scottish), Northumberland Fusiliers. 3rd July : Bouzincourt. I have this series in my database but have not published it here. Follow the link for more information. I am trying to work out how to get the battalian that my great grandfather was in. The single exception was the 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion. Northumberland Fusiliers. Richard, thanks for your kind words. ", british army regiments WW1 world war 1 first world war great war regimental numbers army numbers boer war enlistment dates british regiments british soldiers british forces war records army research british military history records volunteer service companies volunteer battalion territorial force TF military genealogy military ancestry ancestors army ancestry Victorian army queen victoria soldiers of the queen ww1 centenary military history blog. The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland at Alnwick Castle welcomes over 80,000 visitors a year from all over the world. The Northumberland Fusiliers also raised a number of ‘Pals’ battalions and these battalions operated different number series again, all of these numbers prefixed by the number of the battalion. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Tie, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Cufflinks, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Blazer Badge, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Silk Tie, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Socks, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Watch Strap, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Braces at the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Shop. You can adjust all of your cookie settings by navigating the tabs on the left hand side. confusingly his Medal rolls card says Serg Rifle brigade Hamps and Hamps. I think his army number was 3382. The 4th Battalion was disbanded on the 26th January 1907, the 3rd Battalion in April 1907. Various shots of them marching, Lord Mayor Mrs Grantham takes salute. Re Robert Glass, this man has a service record which you can downlaod, albeit you will need to pay Findmypast: https://britisharmyancestors.co.uk/search-result/?q=8753+glass.Search the CWGC website for war deaths: https://www.cwgc.org/, Hi. Originally raised in 1674 as the 5th Regiment of Foot, it was given the regional designation 'Northumberland' in 1782 and granted the distinction of being a Fusilier regiment in 1836, becoming 5th (Northumberland Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot. Andy, 47268 William McKenzie served with the 20th and 1/5th Battalions, Northumberland Fusiliers. I interviewed Charles Quinnell at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea on the 25th The following books can all be obtained from the Naval and Military Press. Of the sixty-nine infantry regiments recruiting at this time, The Northumberland Fusiliers was the fifty-fourth most effective recruiter. This website uses cookies and gathers some data so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. The regiment adopted the title Northumberland Fusiliers when regimental numbers were abolished under the Childers Reforms of 1881 and became the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers on 3 June 1935. The 1st Northumberland Fusiliers attached to 9th Infantry Brigade 3rd Division and was part of the British Expeditionary Force (John French, serving as the first Commander-in-Chief of the BEF) The First Battle of the Marne: fought between 5 and 12 September 1914 marked the end of the German sweep into France and the beginning of the trench warfare that was to characterise World War One. Alnwick Castle This would need to be researched. Northumberland Fusiliers. In support of the 69th Brigade. Re F Malone: possibly; you could check the medal rolls in WO 100 (on Ancestry) to follow this through. 59812 Private Wilfred Wood. Jannie. I’m here as I’ve recently received a marriage certificate for an ancestor (Robert Robson) and was looking to know what the abbreviations mean. Why would he as a l/cpl then become a private on the creation & transfer to the 36th Btn with a new service number. 5th July : Varennes. Here are some sample regimental numbers and joining dates for the the 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. documentaries. Northumberland Fusilier at the Front in the First World War (1914-1918), drawn by AK Lawrence, a member of the Regiment. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS. Instead of just having a picture and a grave, it really feels like my great uncle George's war service has come to life. When I last tried to track his records down I was told they were all lost. The guns, and crews, would have been formed into a Machine Gun Company.… Prior to war he was a director of his grandfather's department store. Explore. Hi,I’m researching my g/grand fathers links to NF Fusiliers. Are you able to give me any more information on him or at least why he would have 3 numbers?CheersRobbie. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Maybe this counts as further research...Cheers. He was a sergeant when he landed in France on 21st April 1915 and was later promoted. The magazine in essence is a battalion 'skit' taking a light hearted look at those who served in it. Recruitment rates leapt during the next decade, largely as the result of the addition of another two regular battalions during the South African War period. Add photographs. The newly formed regiment was established as the county regiment for Northumberland and started numbering from 1 in 1881. The 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th Battalions, Northumberland Fusiliers during the Great War. Wednesday wilfred hudson bainbridge 15-03-1916. 9th July : Bouzincourt. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. June 1918 : left Brigade and moved to France. Many thanks. Hi my Great Grandad, from Moray in Scotland, seems to have served in the Northumberland Fusiliers as opposed to a local Scottish regiment. At the same time the existing militia and rifle volunteer units of the district became battalions of the regiment.. 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. Regimental numbering sequences between 1881 and 1918. The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland Hello, I am trying to find out about my Grandfather Charles Alexander Private 26/3485 who served in the Northumberland Fusiliers during WW1. This man was a regular soldier, Adrianne, who served with the 1st Bn NF and later the South Staffs. I welcome insights about regimental numbering but I do not have time to respond to individual research queries here. One of the appendices contains extracts from the Army List between 1688 and 1900. WO 76. The Northumberland Fusiliers was a regiment consisting of Infantry Battalions that would have had an MG Section as part of the Battalion Headquarters. Thank you for your comment. Reflect. Royal Berkshire Regiment - 1st & 2nd Battalions - ... 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Thanks, Andy 1909, "Thank you for visiting this blog. This has been compiled from original sources, principally WO 363, WO 364, WO 96, WO 97 and WO 372 at the National Archives in London. This is an index compiled from papers at The National Archives. 10th Battalion. Age 32. An account of the 5th Regiment of Foot and the Afghan Campaigns of 1878-1880, A History of the Northumberland Fusiliers 1674-1902. Hi I am researching my family tree and my great grandfather Robert Glass served in the Northumberland Fusiliers, 3/8753 T/309931 I believe he was killed in action and was wondering where he was buried? There's a number next to this: 63423 as well. This page concerns only Army numbers, as the Crabs and Andrew have (until recently) their own system.. As part of our Walting With Confidence program, here are all the possible ranges of Service Numbers the Old and Bold could possibly need to ensure that they are not outed by the first clued up squaddie they meet. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers during WW1 The Regiment raised 52 battalions with 29 of them serving overseas. I'm an East Anglian by birth and relations, and it's good to know that part of me originates from the north. Returned to England 22 December 1914. ", "I’m impressed with the level of detail that you have found and your report provides a great summary of their contents, which would otherwise have been very difficult to piece together. Please make enquiries here: http://www.casus-belli.co.uk/. Application was made to the Adjutant-General to obtain authority to commence a new series and on 2nd December 1903, the regiment issued number 9999 to a new recruit and then immediately commenced a new number series starting from 1. If you want me to undertake paid research, please follow the instructions on the RESEARCH tab.". The NER Pioneers 1914-1919. He fought and died in the 2nd Boer War I believe approx March 1901. On this blog you will find a lot of information about regimental numbers and the dates on which these were issued to soldiers joining the British Army between 1881 and 1918. This post will look at numbering in the two regular battalions of The Black Watch between 1881 and 1914. Numbers within the range 8891 to 9090 were issued in 1901 to men joining the 3rd and 4th VSCs. Abbots Tower Between 28th March 1891 and 3rd July 1901 The Northumberland Fusiliers recruited a further 5,040 men, an average of 488 men a year. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (Newcastle) 96th Brigade / 32nd Division . He was obviously still with the battalion when it was re-numbered in 1917 (that's when his six digit number was issued) and he survived the war. © Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland | Registered charity number 273064 |, Website Hosting by Scottish Borders Website Design, read our Privacy Policy to understand how we gather, store and use personal data. Do you know any information on whether this man was a pre war regular. Joined 84th Brigade, 28th Division. It looks like he's this man, Susie: https://britisharmyancestors.co.uk/search-result/?q=r*+robson+north*+fus*+*3469. Three hundred men of the Northumberland Fusiliers and 200 Imperial Yeomanry were the garrison of Lichtenburg under Colonel Money when that place was, on 3rd March 1901, attacked by a Boer force of 1500, with a gun, under Delarey, Smutz, and Celliers. We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website. Kia ora PaulI have a distant relative who seems to have 3 Service Numbers with the Northumberland Fusiliers - Edmund Wanlace 6151, 5/6994 and 242217. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Portsmouth. Between 1st July 1881 and 28th March 1891, The Northumberland Fusiliers recruited 3,039 men, an average of 312 men each year. The brigade was attached to 28th Division between 17 February and 2 April 1915. Son of Kate & the late Thomas Hudson Bainbridge of Eshott Hall, Felton, Northumberland, UK. Originally raised in 1674 as the 5th Regiment of Foot, it was given the regional designation 'Northumberland' in 1782 and granted the distinction of being a Fusilier regiment in 1836, becoming 5th (Northumberland Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot. You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings. All of these numbers are 'researchable' and would tell you when he joined/transferred. We learn that the Northumberland Territorials have taken an active part in the fighting, and amongst the battalions engaged were the 4 th, 5 th, 6 th and 7 th Battalions Northumberland Fusiliers, the 5 th 7 th and 8 th Battalions of the Durham Light Infantry, and the 4 th Yorkshire Territorials. British Army regiments. Limited data is also gathered to help us provide you with some services. If you disable this cookie, we will not be able to save your preferences. Enter NAME, REGIMENT, NUMBER. Any info would help. 1st July : Attack South of Thiepval. I'm now working to establish his dates for posting overseas (1st Btn) and transfer to 12th/13th. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Sabathu in India. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 730 recorded WW1 deaths for the 22nd (Service) Battalion, (3rd Tyneside Scottish), Northumberland Fusiliers. They proceeded to France in April 1915, to join the 149th Brigade, 50th (Northumbrian) Division. I could not find a surviving service record for this man.Paul, Thomas Hay HallSarah, if you chance across this post again, please get in touch as I have been contacted by a chap who has acquired Thomas Hay Hall's medals and would like to make contact with you.Paul, Hi, please could you help me interpereting a regimental number and its mapping to a battalion. Elsie Eaton. I saw the following name scratched out on a rock in Bloemfontein South Africa. I also offer a comprehensive, fast and cost-effective. An incomplete collection of attestations for the Royal Artillery. He thankfully survived the war, but was seriously injured on the battlefield and left for dead, only when someone was placing a bible in his hand they noticed slight movement in his fingers. Yes, service papers are very much incomplete. Hi,What a great site. Moved to Egypt, arriving at Alexandria on 29 October 1915 and thence to Salonika. Are you able to tell me anything about him from this? The modern regiment was formed in 1968 from four English Fusilier Regiments (Northumberland Fusiliers, Lancashire Fusiliers, Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers and Royal Fusiliers), seeing service in Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. Overall, the Northumberland Fusiliers was the fifth most successful recruiting infantry regiment. Born 1884 at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. A Service Number is issued to all military personnel. Do have any info on the 3/5 NF service numbers & its transfer to 22nd Provisional Btn. Many thanks, Breda Monks, Regret I can find nothing for this man. When did my grandfather join up? Photos, obituaries and short service records all available to view and download. Just posted and I think I forgot to say he was in the Northumberland Fusiliers.Sarah, Hello SarahThere is another medal index card for this man which gives his original number 7/1891. The Fusiliers were formed in 1674 and named “Fuzileers” after their Fusil, the modern musket of the day. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army. His medal card says Northumberland Fusiliers 55758. Telephone 01665 602 152 • Royal Irish Fusiliers 7040001 - 7075000 • Royal Dublin Fusiliers 7075001 - 7109000 (Disbanded 1922) • Royal Irish Regiment 7109001 - 7143000 • Connaught Rangers 7143001 - 7177000 (Disbanded 1922) On what date did he join his regiment? The Grenadier Guards is the most senior regiment of the Guards Division of the British Army and can trace its history back to 1656. A History of the 1st and 2nd Northumberland Fusiliers, 1914-1918. Hello Pam. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army. Add to this record. The addition of two regular battalions had had a dramatic effect on recruitment into the Northumberland Fusiliers and by October 1903, the regiment had passed 9800. Men joining these battalions were given numbers in the same series that was already in use for the 1st and 2nd Battalions. If you want me to undertake paid research, please follow the instructions on the RESEARCH tab.". William McQueen be was married to Isabella Bowman and kayer had 2 sons. Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Any steer appreciated! There's a number next to this: 63423 as well. It also states something underneath about being in 'South Lancs-R' which I guess is regiment. They were disbanded in France on 5 March 1920 and 19 September 1919, respectively. Incidentally I should say that I spotted an error in what Inhave listed above; 51172 is actually LUCAS rather than Lewis.I have also turned up the following:51201 Pte Alfred Edward Walton, enlisted 10 December 1915, mobilised 5 July 1917, posted 3rd Northumberland Fusiliers same date. If you find the war diary for this battalion (housed at the National Archives in London, or maybe online by now) you'll be able to see what the battalion was doing. January 1982. Part of 9th Brigade, 3rd Division. Under the Childers reforms of 1881, the numbered regiments of the line were given new titles, and were linked with a particular recruiting district, usually a county. 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Discover. 10th Battalion. Yes indeed; I am researching a man with the number 51177, so his mobilisation date seems to have been bracketed nicely. He served with the 12/13th Battalion N.F..I also believe he served with the 21st and 25th Battalions but I have no idea of these dates.Many thanks, Tony, "Thank you for visiting this blog. 156,000 records of British Army soldiers at home and abroad. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. Best wishesPaul, Thank you for your information on HindmarchBest wishes Draperju, Good afternoon PaulI have come across two Northumberland Fusiliers with special reserve numbers3/8980 Private Joseph Whitfield3/8993 Private William CurranBoth 1st BattalionI am thinking that these two originally late 1902Best wishes Draperju, Hello DraperjuNo, they date to September 1914. Attested to 3rd Btn then ended up in 5th Battalion at some point. 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