Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 17.02.2003
1st Battalion,
46th Regiment of Foot
1741-1881
1881-1950
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
 
     
  1741 James Price's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1751.07.01 46th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
  1881 Gibraltar
  1882 Egypt
  1885 Sudan  
  1886.06 England: Devonport
  1891 Ireland: Dublin
  1895 Newry
  1898 England-
  1900 South Africa 19 Bde
  1902 England: Devonport
  1905 Gibraltar
  1907 Bermuda
  1910 South Africa
  1913 Hong Kong
  1914.12 France and Flanders 27 Div
  1915.11 Salonika
  1919 India
 

1920

Iraq

6 Div
  1921 Ireland: Cork
  1922.01 Germany Army of Occupation
  1924 Guernsey
  1927 England: Aldershot 5 Bde
  1932 Gibraltar
  1935 Blackdown 6 Bde
  1939 England: Shorncliffe
  1939.09 France & Belgium 4 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1943.03 Tunisia
  1944.01 Italy
  1945.01 Greece
  1945 Greece & Macedonia
  1948.06 reduced to nil strength
  1950.06.09 amalgamated at Bordon with 1st Battalion