Many thanks for the information. Company: recruited at Bellingham with drill stations at Plashett, Otterburn Here are some sample regimental numbers and The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army. your Northumberland Fusiliers ancestors, check my British Army Simon Maude. A rare history now reprinted by Naval & Military Press. He is mentioned in dispatches (supplement to the London Gazette May 22nd 1917) as being co. sergeant and acting regimental sergeant major at that time. It was the second largest infantry regiment of the British Army during World War I, surpassed only by the 88 battalions of the London Regiment. Post The Fusiliers Museum of Northumberland Abbots Tower Alnwick Castle Alnwick Northumberland NE66 1NG. it was always taken for granted that he was in the Tyneside Irish. On this blog you will find a lot of information about regimental numbers and the dates on which these were issued to soldiers joining the British Army between 1881 and 1918. What Batt was he in and why was he in a Northumberland Reg when he lived in London. Been doing a bit of digging on my Great Grandfather, John Ruthen, Northumberland Fusilier pre-ww1 and during ww1. whilst 360 officers and men attended for 15 days. Re Robert Glass, this man has a service record which you can downlaod, albeit you will need to pay Findmypast: https://britisharmyancestors.co.uk/search-result/?q=8753+glass.Search the CWGC website for war deaths: https://www.cwgc.org/, Hi. The vast majority of these entries are for the period 1919-1942. The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was formed in July 1881. These women were all widowed during the First World War. Regular soldiers were being issued with numbers in this range in 1902 but these SR numbers are much later.Paul, Sorry about getting mixed up about Special Reserve I now understand they were similar to Territorials.On another note I have a data base on 19 Battalion and a small database on Northumberland Hussars.Are you interestedDraperju. For instance, 22/96 was the 96th man to be issued with a number from a new series issued by the 22nd (Service) Battalion (3rd Tyneside Scottish), Northumberland Fusiliers. Kia ora PaulI have a distant relative who seems to have 3 Service Numbers with the Northumberland Fusiliers - Edmund Wanlace 6151, 5/6994 and 242217. When did my grandfather join up? Thank you. This post will look at regimental numbering in the 5th (TF) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers between 1908 and 1914. When I last tried to track his records down I was told they were all lost. FIND HIM HERE! There's a number next to this: 63423 as well. Use the regimental numbers above to estimate when a man would have joined this Many thanks. On St George’s Day 1836 the Fusiliers title - 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers) – was added and from 1 July 1881, as a result of changes introduced by Lord Cardwell and latterly Secretary of War, Hugh Childers, the regimental number was lost and the regiment became simply The Northumberland Fusiliers. F This page concerns only Army numbers, as the Crabs and Andrew have (until recently) their own system.. As part of our Walting With Confidence program, here are all the possible ranges of Service Numbers the Old and Bold could possibly need to ensure that they are not outed by the first clued up squaddie they meet. 1888 Black Mountain expedition (NW Indian frontier). Here are some sample regimental numbers and joining dates for the the 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Enter NAME, REGIMENT, NUMBER. 330 joined on the 20th May1908 398 joined on the 22nd January 1909 Records show him as enlisting in the Northumbrian Royal Engineers TF in 1908 Service No 371, for ONE YEAR only.Census records etc show him as a family man in civilian employment.His Service No with the Northumberlan Fusiliers was 292, a very low number. This post will look at numbering in the two regular battalions of The Black Watch between 1881 and 1914. If you find the war diary for this battalion (housed at the National Archives in London, or maybe online by now) you'll be able to see what the battalion was doing. I interviewed Charles Quinnell at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea on the 25th Joined 84th Brigade, 28th Division. This is an index compiled from papers at The National Archives. An account of the 5th Regiment of Foot and the Afghan Campaigns of 1878-1880, A History of the Northumberland Fusiliers 1674-1902. Military research. Enter NAME, REGIMENT, NUMBER. I am trying to trace my Great Grand Fathers brother Thomas Kennedy who was born in Dublin and was in the Northumberland Fusiliers. Are you able to tell me anything about him from this? 290339. Early in 1915, after an Army reorganisation, the Service battalion became known as the 1/4th (1st line battalion) and the Reserve battalion as the 2/4th (2nd line battalion). Jannie. You can still contact us by email or by phone, but it may take us a little while longer than usual to respond. Could anyone help me to identify the enlistment date for 55385 Private Harry Clements Jays. 2. William McQueen be was married to Isabella Bowman and kayer had 2 sons. joining dates for the the 4th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. If you want me to undertake paid research, please follow the instructions on the RESEARCH tab. 500 and lived in the Corbridge area, he would have joined this battalion at I have this series in my database but have not published it here. Recruitment continued apace in the early 1900s and by 1st June 1911 the regiment had well and truly passed 9,999 and was issuing number 3090 from a new number series to its latest recruit, an average of 505 men recruited per annum during the decade, and an overall average of 435 men per annum since the regiment had been formed thirty years earlier. Bit of an anomaly here as well, can't find a 1917 number for him, even though he was serving in 1918 during the 24/27th amalgamation. your Northumberland Fusiliers ancestors, check my. Any tips would be greatly appreciated.Thanks,Mike. The NER Pioneers 1914-1919. He will have a medal roll entry, at least one,in WO 100 on Ancestry but I wouldn't be surprised that no service record, as such, survives. As a Fusilier regiment, the Fusiliers wear a hackle – the red-over-white hackle of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. When did my relative enlist? Can you tell me which Battalion he served with as well as any other information you may have. The 4th I have just found out that one of my grandfathers was a Corporal in the Fusiliers, and was mostly likely a Northumbrian/Geordie. War, of whom 687 were killed. I’m here as I’ve recently received a marriage certificate for an ancestor (Robert Robson) and was looking to know what the abbreviations mean. Any steer appreciated! Hi,I’m researching my g/grand fathers links to NF Fusiliers. Regimental numbering sequences between 1881 and 1918. On what date did he join his regiment? War, of whom 687 were killed. Pen & Sword Books 398 joined on the 22nd January 1909 Re William McQueen, there is a record for 1049 William McQueen who was doscharged from the 7th Bn in 1916 as time-expired. DETAIL PDF SURNAME RANK FORENAMES SERVICE NUMBER UNIT REGIMENT ALSO KNOWN AS; View: Agnew: Private: Michael: 27/792: 27th Battalion: Northumberland Fusiliers: Tyneside Irish Due to Tier 4 restrictions both service points of Northumberland Archives (Woodhorn and Berwick Record Office) will be closed. Family oral history not always that reliable. Of the sixty-nine infantry regiments recruiting at this time, The Northumberland Fusiliers was the fifty-fourth most effective recruiter. some time between the 22nd January 1909 and the 17th May 1910. F Malone 2nd NF1900Can it be one of the Nortumberland Fusiliers that was here during the Boer War? It also states something underneath about being in 'South Lancs-R' which I guess is regiment. "I'm really pleased with the work you have provided, it's been worth every penny and is an excellent service that I would recommend to anyone interested. ", british army regiments WW1 world war 1 first world war great war regimental numbers army numbers boer war enlistment dates british regiments british soldiers british forces war records army research british military history records volunteer service companies volunteer battalion territorial force TF military genealogy military ancestry ancestors army ancestry Victorian army queen victoria soldiers of the queen ww1 centenary military history blog. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. These women were all widowed during the First World War. Yes indeed; I am researching a man with the number 51177, so his mobilisation date seems to have been bracketed nicely. 6th N.F - is there anything more I can find out please? As author Daniel J McLean points out, "3,252 Rugbeians served in the Great The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was formed in July 1881. First World War research. His Name was Walter Fearnehough and the card says he was service number 9192 in Northumberland Fusiliers. Do you know any information on whether this man was a pre war regular. Returned to England 22 December 1914. Members who served with Royal Northumberland Fusiliers. Their officers for South Africa aboard the SS Avondale Castle on the 1st July 1881 from the Naval and Press! Index compiled from papers at the National Archives March 1901 this website uses cookies and gathers some so. But it may take us a little while longer than usual to respond to individual research queries.... 17 February and 2 April 1915 and thence to Salonika mostly likely a Northumbrian/Geordie continue to work home. 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