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Cap badge Royal Northumberland Fusiliers

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The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army. Originally raised in 1674 as the 5th Regiment of Foot, the regiment was amalgamated with three other fusilier regiments in 1968 to form the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.


World War II

The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers served in France (1939–1940), North Africa, Singapore, Italy, Egypt, Syria, Palestine, North West Europe (1944–1945), India and Greece. They were awarded twenty-nine battle honours:

  • Defence of Escaut
  • Arras counter attack
  • St Omer-La Bassée
  • Dunkirk 1940
  • Odon
  • Caen
  • Cagny
  • Falaise
  • Nederrijn
  • Rhineland
  • North-West Europe 1940, 1944-5
  • Sidi Barrani
  • Defence of Tobruk
  • Tobruk 1941
  • Belhamed
  • Cauldron
  • Ruweisat Ridge
  • El Alamein
  • Advance on Tripoli
  • Medenine
  • North Africa 1940-43
  • Salerno
  • Volturno Crossing
  • Monte Camino
  • Garigliano Crossing
  • Cassino II
  • Italy 1943-5
  • Singapore Island

Those shown in bold print were selected to be borne on the king's colours.

 

 

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