1st Bn, The West Yorkshire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 24.11.2003
1st Battalion,
14th Regiment of Foot
1685-1881
1881-1958
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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  1685 Sir Edward Hales' Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1727 Gibraltar
       
     
       
  1751 14th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1809 1st Battalion, 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1816 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
       
       
       
  1858 1st Battalion, 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
1858 Ionian Islands  
  1860 West Indies  
  1864 England  
  1866 Ireland  
  1867 Malta  
  1868 India  
  1878 Aden  
  1879 England  
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
  1881 England: Portland
  1883 Ireland: Galway
  <1889> Fermoy
  1891 England: Preston
  <1894> Aldershot
  1895 Gibraltar
  1896 China: Hong Kong
  1897 Singapore
  1899 India: Karachi
  1902 Quetta
  1904 Meean Meer
  1906 Rawalpindi
  1908 Kuldhana
  1911 Egnland: Lichfield 18 Bde
  1914.09 France and Flanders 6 Div
  1919 England: York
  1921 Ireland: Kinsale
  1922 Germany Army of Occupation
  1926 Ireland: Belfast
  1929 West Indies
  1931 Egypt
  1934.03 India: Quetta
  1936 Secunderabad
  1938 Bombay
  1939.09 Bombay
  1942.01 Burma
  1944.09 India
  1945.02 India 17 Ind Inf Div
  1946 Austria  
  1948.11.20 amalgamated with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1952 UK  
  1953.07 Malaya  
  1955.03 Northern Ireland  
  1956. Suez 19 Bde
  1956 Northern Ireland  
  1957 England: Dover  
  1958.04.25 amalgamated at Dover with 1st Bn, The East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York's Own), to form 1st Bn, The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire