3rd City of London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 15 July 2000. Corrected and updated 04.04.2005
 
 
3rd City of London Regiment
(The Royal Fusiliers)
1859-1961
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
  History & War Service
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards and Guidons

  Badges and Uniforms
  Colonels
 Traditions
 Bibliography

Note: This is a battalion history of the part-time reserves, which are normally liable for full-time active service only in an emergency. See the main regimental page(s) as linked below for more information.
How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
  Titles and Lineage English County Index
Alphabetic Index of Titles
1859.12.13 20th Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps (Railway Rifles)
formed with HQ at Euston Square, chiefly by employees of the London and North Western Railway Co.
1860.08 regimented with 4th Administrative Battalion
1861.05 became independent of 4th Administrative Battalion
1880.09.03 11th (Railway) Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps
1881.07.01 [?] Volunteer Battalion, The King's Royal Rifle Corps
1882 [3rd] Volunteer Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
1890.03 3rd Volunteer Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1908.04.01 3rd (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
transferred to T.F. with HQ and A-H Coys at Edward Street, St. Pancras
  1912.05.31 absorbed personnel of 10th (County of London) Bn, The London Regt (Paddington Rifles), retaining drill station at Harrow Road, Paddington
1916.07.07 transferred to the corps of The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1920.02.07 3rd (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ and four coys at Harrow Road
1922 3rd City of London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers)
1937.08.31 10th (3rd City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1938.11.01 10th (3rd City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) (69th Searchlight Regiment)
1940.08.01 69th Searchlight Regiment, RA (3rd City of London)
1947.04.01 604th Searchlight Regiment, RA (The Royal Fusiliers)
reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Wembley
1949.03.16 604th (M) LAA/Searchlight Regiment, RA (The Royal Fusiliers)
1950.06.15 absorbed 610 LAA Regiment (Middlesex) without change of title
1955.03.10 S Battery, 571st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment, Duke of Cambridge's Own))
battery formed at ? by amalgamation of 604 LAA/SL Regt with 571 (Mixed) LAA/SL Regt RA (Middlesex) and 595th Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regt RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment)
1961.05.01 571 LAA Regt amalgamated with 7th Bn, The Middlesex Regt and 8th Bn, The Middlesex Regt, to form 5th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own), and 3rd Londons lineage discontinued
  History (Links) & War Service Introduction to Volunteers
History:
The London Regiment, by Chris Baker (The British Army in the Great War)
The London Regiment, by Brad Chappell (The Regimental Warpath 1914-1918)
69 (3rd City of London) SL Rgt RA(TA), by Derek Barton (The Royal Artillery 1939-45)
   
Deployment and War Service of Units:
 
Biography and Gallantry Awards:
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Associations, Forums and Re-Enactors:
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  Battle Honours Index of Battle Honours
Index of Wars

South Africa 1900-02

The Great War (4 battalions):  Neuve Chapelle, Aubers, Festubert 1915, Somme 1916 '18, Albert 1916 '18,Ginchy, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Le Transloy, Arras 1917, Scarpe 1917, Bullecourt, Ypres 1917, Langemarck 1917, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917, Bapaume 1918, Villers Bretonneux, Amiens, Hindenburg Line, Épéhy, Pursuit to Mons, France and Flanders 1915-18, Gallipoli 1915, Egypt 1915-16

  Colours, Standards and Guidons Introduction to Colours
Record of Colours:
  Uniforms and Badges
   
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  Honorary Colonels Index of Royal Colonels
1889.12.21 Hon. Col. Sir W.T. Charley, Knt., VD
1910.11.04 Sir H.J.F. Parsons, Bt.
1923.01.24 Col. F.D. Samuel, DSO, TD
1938.01.29 Lt-Col. H.A. Moore, CBE, MC, TD
  Traditions
 
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  Bibliography How To Find Books
Regimental Journal:
Full Histories:
[no known publications]
 
Short Histories:
Kelleher, J.P. The 3rd London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) : a short account of its origins and its successors. [London?] : J.P. Kelleher, 2004.
Kelleher, J.P. The 3rd London Regiment, 1914-1937 : a brief compilation. [London?] : J.P. Kelleher, 1984.
Kelleher, J.P. The Paddington Companies of the 3rd City of London Battalion the Royal Fusiliers, 1912-1920. [London?] : J.P. Kelleher, 1982.