The magazine itself was entitled "The Growler" and was produced monthly for the 16th(Service)Bn, Northumberland Fusiliers(Newcastle)and printed by W.L.Large & Sons Ltd, 52-54 Shields Rd, West, Newcastle-on-Tyne. He would have joined the regiment in 1905 and probably appears on the 1911 census with his battalion. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Portsmouth. service. Please see the Research tab on this blog if you are looking for specific information on a soldier. A record of the 17th and 32nd Battalions, Northumberland Fusiliers. The regiment’s volunteer battalions also contributed enough men for four volunteer service companies and one volunteer section. Marching through town. 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. Three numbers starting with 5237, wanted to query this because he joined in Sept 1899, while the site list would indicate the number should have been issued 1897/88. British regimental number research. This is an index compiled from papers at The National Archives. I don't really know how the categories work but I found a medal card of a distant relative and want to know more about what batallion he could have been in WW1. Application was made to the Adjutant-General to obtain authority to commence a new series and on 2nd December 1903, the regiment issued number 9999 to a new recruit and then immediately commenced a new number series starting from 1. ", 3/5th Bn numbers were taken from the same sequence used by the original 5th and later the 1/5th, 2/5th etc. 156,000 records of British Army soldiers at home and abroad. a group for all ex RNF friends and family, this group page was set by me on kind permission from a member of the RNF. The modern regiment was formed in 1968 from four English Fusilier Regiments (Northumberland Fusiliers, Lancashire Fusiliers, Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers and Royal Fusiliers), seeing service in Northern Ireland, Cyprus, Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan. The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army. Without going over this with a fine tootchcomb, possibly regular/special reserve to start, then Territorial Force (5th Battalion), then re-numbered TF (the six-digit number). documentaries. Photos, obituaries and short service records all available to view and download. I am trying to find out where he was buried. 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. 225 likes. The Great War The machines guns would have been brigaded when the Machine Gun Corps was formed in 1915. NE66 1NG. Do have any info on the 3/5 NF service numbers & its transfer to 22nd Provisional Btn. If you want me to undertake paid research, please follow the instructions on the RESEARCH tab.". Please see the RESEARCH tab on this page. In November 1919, following the end of the First World War, the war-raised battalions of the Northumberland Fusiliers were disbanded. Various shots of them marching, Lord Mayor Mrs Grantham takes salute. Royal Northumberland Fusiliers has 507 members. On what date did he join his regiment? Through The Years. Could you send to me at paulcanixon AT yahoo.co.uk please. The single exception was the 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion. Paul, I thought these might be useful for your database, all Northumberland Fusiliers:51151 Pte Thomas Harrison Horsfall, attested 17 November 1915, mobilised 25 June 1917, posted 3rd Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers 26 June 191751154 Pte Charles Worrell, attested 8 December 1915, mobilised 26 June 1917, appointed/posted 3rd Northumberland Fusiliers following day 51158 Pte William Jarvis, attested 28 January 1916, mobilised 26 June 1917, posted 3rd Northumberland Fusiliers same day51168 Pte William Waters, deemed to have been enlisted 3 March 1916, mobilised 27 June 1917 and posted to Northumberland Fusiliers, 3rd Battalion same day.51172 Pte Sidney Arthur Lewis of Heaton, attested 1 February 191651176 Pte John Walker Blakey attested around 7 December 1915, mobilised 28 June 1917, appears to have been posted on mobilisation to the 3rd (Reserve) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers 51179 Pte Joseph Slattery attested 12 December 1915, mobilised and posted 30 June 1917. 330 joined on the 20th May1908 398 joined on the 22nd January 1909 Northumberland Includes alphabetical lists of officers of the Tyneside Irish brigade, with biographical details, along with lists of NCOs and men, all shown by battalion and by company within each battalion. Returned to England 22 December 1914. I interviewed Charles Quinnell at The Royal Hospital, Chelsea on the 25th 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. NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS (Newcastle) 96th Brigade / 32nd Division . Worth trying the regimental museum, if there is one, but they won't have papers for him. If you want me to undertake paid research, please follow the instructions on the RESEARCH tab.". He thankfully survived the war, but was seriously injured on the battlefield and left for dead, only when someone was placing a bible in his hand they noticed slight movement in his fingers. 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