1st Bn, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers: Deployments
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 22.03.2005
1st Battalion,
27th Regiment of Foot
1689-1881
1881-1968
1968-1992
1992-1993
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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  1689.06.20 Zacharaiah Tiffin's Regiment
formed at Enniskillen, Ireland, as Militia in service of William III
  1689 Ireland: Jacobite war aaa
  1690.01.01 placed on regular English Establishment
  1692? Flanders
  1698? Ireland?
  1702 West Indies
  17uu ?
  1715 Scotland: Jacobite rebellion
  ? ?
  1739 West Indies
  1742.02 Jamaica  
  1742.03.20 at sea  
1742.04.08 Panama  
  1742.04 at sea  
  1742.05 Jamaica  
  1743 England
  1745 Jacobite Rebellion
  1746 Scotland
  1751.07.01 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
  1756? North America
  1761 Nova Scotia
  1762.01 West Indies
  New York
  1763? Canada
  1767 UK
  1775.10 Massachusetts: Boston
  1776 American revolution
  1778.11 East Florida  
  1778.12 West Indies
  1783 West Indies
  1785 UK
  1793.08 Flanders
  1793? England
  1794.06 Holland: Ostend
  1795 England
  1795 at sea (expedition to Quiberon aborted)
  1795 England
  1795 West Indies
  1796 Grenada
  1797 UK
  1799 Holland
  1800? UK
  1800.05.09 1st Battalion, 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
redesignated on formation of 2nd Battalion
  1800.08 Spanish coast  
  1800 Malta
1801.05 Egypt
  1801.11 Malta
  1803 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
redesignated on disbandment of 2nd Battalion
  1805 Italy: Naples
  1805.09.12 1st Battalion, 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
redesignated on formation of 2nd Battalion and 3rd Battalion
  1805 Sicily
  1806 Italy 1 Bde
  1809 Mediterranean: Bay of Naples
  1809 Sicily
  1812.12 Spain: Alicante  
  1813.03 Peninsular war: east coast of Spain
  1814.04 France: Bordeaux
  1814 American war: Canadian frontier
  1815 American war: New Orleans campaign  
  1815 England: Portsmouth
  1815 Waterloo (480 casualties)
  1815 France: Paris Army of Occupation
  1817.03 Ireland
  1817 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
redesignated on disbandment of 2nd Battalion and 3rd Battalion
  1819 Gibraltar
  1823 West Indies
  1831 UK
  <1834> Ireland: Enniskillen
  1834.03 Dublin
  1835.05 at sea
  1835.06 Cape of Good Hope: Cape Town
  1835.10 Kaffir war (Grahamstown)
  1835 Cape
  1841 Natal
  1842.05 Boer war (Port Natal) detachment
  1842.06 Natal
  1846 Kaffir war
  1847 Cape
  1848 UK
  England
  1854.06 at sea 98 lost in wreck of Charlotte off Cape GH
  1854.10.12 India: Bengal
  1857 Sepoy rebellion
  <1859> Umballa
  1867.12 UK
  1876 Malta
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
  1881 Hong Kong  
1883 Straits Settlements & Singapore
  1886 South Africa
  1889 England: Dover
  <1892> Portsmouth
  1893 Ireland: ?
  <1897> Kinsale
  1899.10 South Africa 5 Bde
  1902 Ireland: Londonderry
  1907 Crete & Malta
  1911 China
  1913 India: Mhow
  1914 Trimulgherry
  1915.01 Trimulgherry 29 Div
  1915.03 Gallipoli
  1916.03 France and Flanders
  1918.02 France and Flanders 36 Div
  1919 UK ?
  1921 India: Sialkot
  1922 Iraq
  1925 England: Shorncliffe 10 Bde
  1927 Northern Ireland
  1933 Aldershot 3 Bde
  1935 Malaya
  1938.10 India: Madras
  1939.09 India: Madras
  1942.03 Burma
  1943.07 India
  1945.08 India
  1948 Hong Kong  
  1949.08 (Malaya)  
  1949.09 Hong Kong  
  1949 West Indies  
  1951.04 England: Dover 39 Bde
  1951.12 Egypt : Suez Canal Zone  
  1953.09 Kenya  
  1955.06 England: Warminster School of Infantry
  1957.12 Germany: Berlin  
  1959.02 Germany: Wuppertal  
  1960.01 Kenya (det in Bahrein)
  1961 (Kuwait)
  1961 Kenya (det in Bahrein)
  1962 England: Gravesend
  1964.02 Cyprus UN
  1964.10 England: Gravesend
  1965.09 Germany: Berlin  
  1967.10 England: Worcester  
  1968.07.01 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th)
redesignated upon formation of "large" regiment from North Irish Brigade
  1968.04 Bermuda (B Coy)  
  1968.11.23 disbanded at Worcester and concurrently re-formed by renumbering 3rd Battalion at Catterick
1968.12 England: Catterick
1970 Germany: Hemer 6 Armd Bde
1974.07 England: Warminster Inf Demo Bn
1976.09 Cyprus
1977 England: Tidworth 8 Field Force
1979.07 Berlin Berlin Bde
1981.11 England: Chester 42 Bde
1985 Germany: Osnabrück 12 Armd Bde
1988.09 (Northern Ireland)
1989.02 Osnabrück 12 Armd Bde
1990.07 England: Warminster Inf Demo Bn
1991.07 Cyprus
  1992.07.01 1st Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th and The Ulster Defence Regiment
1992 Cyprus
1993? UK?
  1993.08 disbanded and concurrently re-formed by renumbering 2nd Battalion