Up to 4 Territorial and Volunteer battalions. T Around the circle was a laurel wreath, on the base of which was a horseshoe, representing Rutland. The 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1741) and the 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1755) were redesignated as the 1st and 2nd battalions of the Northamptonshire Regiment, with the regimental depot at Northampton. Between the two world wars the regular battalions spent long periods in India, the 1st Battalion arriving there in 1932 and the 2nd Battalion arriving there in 1919. The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Wilfrid John Jervois, MC, 1956–1960: Brig. [7], The 1/4th Battalion landed at Suvla Bay as part of the 162nd Brigade in the 54th (East Anglian) Division in August 1915; it was evacuated from Gallipoli in December 1915 and arrived at Alexandria and then served in Egypt and Palestine later. 1st Garrison Battalion Sept 1915 Formed at Warlington. 20th and 22nd July : Attacks on Switch Line. [8], The 1/4th Battalion landed at Suvla Bay as part of the 162nd Brigade in the 54th (East Anglian) Division in August 1915; it was evacuated from Gallipoli in December 1915 and arrived at Alexandria and then served in Egypt and Palestine later. On the outbreak of war, it was serving with the 32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division. Hardcover. It is respectfully dedicated to the two officers and 88 other ranks who died as a result of operations on Gallipoli. It was raised in 1939, when the Territorial Army was doubled in size, as the duplicate of the 5th Battalion. Joseph was the fourth of 11 children. Published: January 1918 Please use the comments box below if you can provide more information about this person. Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment 1883-1885 76th. The 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers were a unit of the British Army raised from 1859 onwards as a group of originally separate Rifle Volunteer Corps. The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army.Formed in the Territorial Force in February 1914, it remained in the United Kingdom throughout the First World War.After the war, in 1920, it was converted to infantry and became the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in the Territorial Army. [20], The badges of the regiment included references to the units combined in 1881. Battalion, The West Riding Regiment (Yorkshire) 1885-1887 6th. In 1960, it was amalgamated with the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire), which was amalgamated with the 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk), the 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot) and the Royal Leicestershire Regiment to form the present Royal Anglian Regiment. Then in 1809 both regiments were sent to serve in the Peninsular War (1807-14), fighting at Talavera (1809), Albuera (1811), Badajoz (1812), Salamanca (1812), Vittoria (1813), Nivelle (1813) and Toulouse (1814). 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