7th Bn, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers: war services
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 October 2005. Corrected and updated 23.10.2005
War Services of Units (including Duplicates) of
7th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
1914-1919, 1939-1944
United Kingdom  
Note: These are lineage and deployment histories of units formed by mobilisation and expansion of
part-time reserve units for service in the world wars. See the main regimental page(s) for more information
.
    1/7th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers [1914-1919]
    2/7th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers [1914-1919]
    7th (Reserve) Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers [1915-1916]
    7th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers [1939-1944]
    9th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers [1939-1942]
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
   
  1914.08.04 1/7th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers
mobilised at Alnwick
1914.08 Tyne Defences NorthumberlandBde, NorthumbrianDiv
1915.04 France NorthumberlandBde, NorthumbrianDiv
  1915.05.14 France and Flanders 149Bde, 50Div
  1918.02 converted to pioneers
1918.02.12 France and Flanders 42Div
1918.11 France: Haumont
  1919.04.19 disbanded
       
   
  1914.09.26 2/7th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers
formed at Alnwick
  1915.01 Swalwell Camp, Newcastle 188Bde, 63Div
  1915.01.30 2/7th Garrison Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers
  1915.11 York 188Bde
  1917.01 Egypt  
  1918.11 Egypt  
  1919.09.15 disbanded in Egypt
       
   
  1915.06 3/7th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers
formed at Alnwick
  1915.06 Northumberland  
  1916.04.08 7th (Reserve) Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers
converted at Catterick
  1916 Yorkshire?  
  1916.09.01 absorbed by 4th (Reserve) Battalion at Redcar
       
   
  1939.09.01 7th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
mobilised and converted to MG role
       
     
    NW Europe  
     
    NW Europe  
  1944.09.20 placed in suspended animation in France
       
   
  1939.07.27 9th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
formed as duplicate of
7th Battalion and converted (Sep. 1939?) to MG role
  1939.10 UK 23Div
  1940.04.22 NW Europe 23Div
  1940.06.01 UK 23Div
  1940.06.29 UK
  at sea ship: Warwick Castle
  1941.11.09 Canada: Halifax
  1941.11.11 at sea ship: USS Orizaba
  1941.12.09 South Africa: Cape Town
  at sea ship: USS Orizaba
  Kenya: Kilindi
  at sea
  1942.01.06 India: Bombay
  1942.01.21 at sea ship: Felix Roussel
  1942.02.05 Singapore
  1942.02.05 Malaya 18Div
  1942.02.15 captured by the Japanese in Malaya and subsequently placed in suspended animation; reconstituted 1 Jan. 1947 and concurrently amalgamated with 7th Battalion