Sunday, 12 October 2014

9th Regiment of Foot - The Norfolk Regiment

19th June 1685
Henry Cornewall's Regiment of Foot. Raised at Gloucester and known until 1751 by the names of twelve subsequent colonels.
1st July 1751
9th Regiment of Foot
31st August 1782
9th (the East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The Norfolk Regiment. Designated as the county regiment for Norfolk, also encompassing militia and volunteer infantry.
3rd June 1935
The Royal Norfolk Regiment
29th August 1959
Amalgamated with the Suffolk Regiment to form the 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk)
1st September 1964
1st East Anglian Regiment merges with the 2nd East Anglian Regiment, 3rd East Anglian Regiment and The Royal Leicestershire Regiment to form the Royal Anglian Regiment.

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