1st Bn, The Border Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 29.04.2003
1st Battalion,
34th Regiment of Foot
1702-1881
1st Battalion,
The Border Regiment
1881-1959
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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  1702 Lord Lucas's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1751.07.01 34th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1823 England  
  1824 Ireland  
  1829 North America  
  1838 Canadian Rebellion  
  1838 North America  
  1842 England  
  1842 Ireland  
  1845 Ionian Islands  
  1848 West Indies  
  1854 Ionian Islands  
  1855 Crimea  
  1856 England  
  1857 Indian Mutiny  
  1859 India  
  1867 England  
  1872 Ireland  
  1875 India  
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Border Regiment
  1881 India: Agra
  1885 Sialkot
  1889 Burma
  1890 England: Dover
  1893 England: Aldershot
  1897 Malta
  1899.10 South Africa
  1902 England: Plymouth
  1906 Gibraltar
  1908 Madras
  1910 Burma: Maymyo
  1915.01 Rugby 87 Bde, 29 Div
  1915.03 Egypt
  1915.04 Gallipoli
  1916.01 Egypt
  1916.03 France and Flanders
  1919 India: Karachi
  1922.01 Kohat
  1924 Aden
  1925 England: York
  1927 Shanghai
  1927 England: York
  1929 Bordon 3 Bde
  1933 Northern Ireland: Belfast
  1936 Palestine
  1937 England: Catterick
  1939.09 France & Belgium 2 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.05 France & Belgium 42 Ind Div
  1940.06 UK
  1940.06 UK 31 Inf Bde
  1941.11 UK 1 Abn Div
  1943.04 Tunisia
  1943.07 Sicily
  1943 Italy
  1943.11
  1944.09 NW Europe
  1945 Norway
  1946 Trieste
  1947 Palestine
  1948 Somaliland  
  1950 England: Dover 39 Bde
  1950.10.28 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1951 Egypt & Cyprus  
  1955.03 Germany: Gottingen  
  1956.04 Gottingen 12 Bde
  1957.11 Berlin  
  1959.10.01 amalgamated with 1st Bn, The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), to form 1st Bn, The King's Own Royal Border Regiment