1st Bn, The Wiltshire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 30.11.2002
1st Battalion,
62nd Regiment of Foot
1758-1881
1st Battalion,
The Wiltshire 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.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1758 2nd Battalion, 4th Regiment of Foot
     
  1758.06.15 62nd Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
  1881 Aden
  1882 England: Aldershot
  1885 Jersey
  1887 Ireland: Athlone
  1890 Curragh
  1893 England: Aldershot
  1895 India: Karachi
  1898 Quetta
  1901 Cherat
  1903 Upper Topa
  1904 Rawalpindi
  1906 Dagshai
  1907 hansi
  1908 South Africa
  1913 England: Tidworth
  1914.08 France and Flanders 3 Div
  1915.11 France and Flanders 25 Div
  1918.06 France and Flanders 21 Div
  1919 Dublin
  1921.01.01 2nd Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's)
  1923 England: Tidworth
  1927 Plymouth
  1930 Egypt
  1931 China: Shanghai
  1932 Singapore
  1936.03 India: Bangalore
  1939 Madras
  1943.10 Burma
  1944.10 India
  1945.08 India
  1947 UK
  1948.11.25 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1949 Germany: Krefeld 2 Div
  1950.04 Hong Kong  
  1953 England: Warminster Inf Demo Bn
  1956.02 Cyprus  
  1959.01 England: Parkhurst, IOW  
  1959.06.09 amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales's), to form 1st Bn, The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire)