Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 06.06.2003
2nd Battalion,
9th Regiment of Foot
1799-1802, 1804-15, 1858-1881
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 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1815 disbanded
  1857 2nd Battalion, 9th Regiment of Foot
1857 England
  1858 Ionian Islands
  1864 Gibraltar
  1864 Hong Kong
  1866 Japan: Yokohama
  1868 Ireland
  1869 England
  1874 India
  1879 Afghanistan
  1880 India
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Norfolk Regiment
  1881 India: Bengal
  1885 Sitapur
  1888 Burma
  1890 England: Colchester
  <1894> Warley
  <1897> Aldershot
  1897 Ireland: Kinsale
  1900.01 South Africa 14 Inf Bde
  1903 England: Colchester
  1905 South Africa
  1908 Gibraltar
  1911 India: Belgaum
  1914.11.15 Mesopotamia 6 Ind Inf Div
  1916.02.04 English Battalion, formed at El Orah due to heavy casualties by amalgamation with 2nd Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment (nicknamed "The Norsets")
  1916.02 Mesopotamia  
  1916.04.29 captured by the Turks at Kut al Amara
  1916.07.16 re-formed in Mesopotamia from reinforcements
  1917.02 Mesopotamia 14 Ind Inf Div
  1919.11.04 India
  1921.11.21 Iraq
  1923.04.07 Aden  
  1923.12 England: Colchester 11 Bde
  1927 Aldershot 5 Bde
  1931 Plymouth 8 Bde
  1935.06.03 2nd Battalion, The Royal Norfolk Regiment
  1935 Aldershot 2 Bde
  1937 Gibraltar
  1939 Aldershot 4 Bde
  1939.09 France & Belgium 2 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1942.06 India & Burma
  1945 India
  1948.06.11 disbanded