2nd Bn, The Lancashire Fusiliers: Deployments
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 03.12.2002
2nd Battalion,
20th Regiment of Foot
1799-1802, 1858-1881
1881-1955
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1799 2nd Battalion, 20th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1802 disbanded
  1842.04 Reserve Battalion, 20th (The East Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
raised at Fermoy, Ireland
  1842 Bermuda  
  1847 Nova Scotia  
  1847 Canada  
  1849 disbanded (merged with 1st Battalion in Canada)
  1858.03.26 2nd Battalion, 20th (The East Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
re-formed in Ireland
1858 Ireland  
  1861 England  
  1863 India  
  1863 Hong Kong  
  1864 Japan  
  1866 Hong Kong  
  1867 South Africa  
  1870 Mauritius  
  1872 Ireland  
  1874 England  
  1879 Ireland  
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Lancashire Fusiliers
  1881 India: Bombay
  1885 Nusserabad
  1888 Ahmednagar
  <1892> Poona
  <1897> Quetta
  1898 Egypt
  1899.10 South Africa 11 Bde
  1902 England: Aldershot
  1904 Ireland: Fermoy
  1907 Ireland: Dublin
  1910 England: Tidworth
  1912 England: Dover
  1914.08 France and Flanders 4 Div
  1915.10 France and Flanders 36 Div
  1916.02 France and Flanders 4 Div
  1919 India: Peshawar
  1921 Nowshera
  1923 Landi Kotal
  1925 Madras
  1930 Ferozepore
  1935 Palestine
  1938 England: Colchester 11 Bde
  1939.09 France & Belgium 4 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1942.05 UK 78 Inf Div
  1942.11 Tunisia
  1943.09 Italy
  1945.05 Austria
  1947.03 reduced to cadre
  1948.12.18 amalgamated with 1st Battalion
  1952.01.31 re-formed
  1952.01 Trieste  
  1954 Malta  
  1955.30.06 disbanded (PSA) in Malta