2nd Bn, The South Staffordshire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 01.12.2002
1st Battalion,
80th Regiment of Foot
1793-1881
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.
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Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1793 80th Regiment of Foot
formed at Chatham from Staffordshire Militia
1793 England: Chatham
  1794 Guernsey
  1794 Flanders
  1795.09 Isle d'Yeu
  1796 South Africa
  1797 Ceylon
  1801 Egypt
  1802 India
  1803 Mahratta War
  1805 Nairs of Wynaud campaign
  1817 England
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment
  1881 India: Tralee
  1883 England: Manchester
  1886 Devonport
  1889 Ireland: Dublin
  1891 England
  1893 Egypt
  1895 India: Madras
  1897 Burma: Thaytemyo
  1900 India: Agra
  1904 llahabad
  1907 South Africa
  1911 England: Lichfield
  1914 Aldershot 6 Bde
  1914.08 France and Flanders 2 Div
  1919 Ireland: Cork
  1923 England: Plymouth
  1926 Shorncliffe
  1928 Malta
  1929 Palestine
  1930 Egypt
  1932.10 India: Bangalore
  1936.02 Cawnpore
  1939 Landi Kotal
  1940.07 UK 31 Inf Bde
  1941.12 UK
  1942.06.23 converted to airlanding role
  1942.06 UK 1 Abn Div
  1942.11 Tunisia
  1943.07 Sicily
  1943.09 Italy
  1943.11 UK?
  1944.09 NW Europe
  1945 Norway
  1946 Germany
  1948.07.26 disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion)