2nd Bn, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers: Deployments
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 19.12.2002
2nd Battalion,
5th Regiment of Foot
1799-1881
1881-1948
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
 
     
  1799.08.05 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment of Foot
raised at Barham Downs
 

1799-1803

aaa
 

1803  

disbanded at Winchester
 

1804.08.01 

re-formed at Gorsham

 

1804-1816

aaa
 

1816 

disbanded

  1857.10.23 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment of Foot
re-formed
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers
 

1881

India: Bengal

 
 

<1889 >

Hazara

 
 

<1892 >

Peshawar

 
 

<1894 >

Cherat

 
 

1895

Singapore

 
 

1896

Gibraltar

 
 

1897

UK

 
  1899.11 South Africa 3 Inf Bde
 

1903

England: Gravesend

 
 

<1909 >

Dover

 
 

<1912 >

Sheffield

 
 

1913

India: Sabathu

 
 

1915.01

France and Flanders

28 Division

 

1915.11

Salonika

aaa

 

1918.07

France and Flanders

50 Division

 

1919

UK

 
 

1920

Iraq

54 Bde, 18 Div
 

1921

India: Dinapur

 
 

1923

Meerut

 
 

1927

Peshawar

 
 

1929

Lahore

 
 

1930

Shanghai

 
 

1931

England: York

15 Brigade

 

1935

Aldershot

3 Brigade

  1935.06.23 2nd Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
 

1936

Palestine

 
 

1936

England: Aldershot

machine gun bn / 1 Division

 

1938

Dover

machine gun bn / 4 Division

 

1939.09

France

BEF Corps Troops

 

1940.06

UK

4 Infantry Division

 

1941.11

UK

Home Forces

 

1942.05

UK

46 (North Midland) Infantry Division

 

1943.07

Tunisia

4 Infantry Division

 

1944.03

Italy

aaa

 

1945.01

Greece

aaa

 

1947

Gibraltar

 
 

1948.08.01 

renumbered as 1st Battalion at Gibraltar