Royal Fusiliers

7th Regiment of Foot

Royal Fusiliers Museum
H.M. Tower of London
Tower Hill
London
EC3N 4AB

1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Kinsale in the 17th Brigade, 6th Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Calcutta in the Presidency Brigade, 8th (Indian) Division.

3rd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Lucknow in the Lucknow Brigade, 8th (Indian) Division.

4th Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Parkhurst, Isle of Wight in the 9th Brigade, 3rd Division.

5th (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK (Dover Garrison) and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

6th (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

7th (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

8th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Hounslow on 21 Aug 1914 in the 36th Brigade, 12th Division.

9th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Hounslow on 21 Aug 1914 in the 36th Brigade, 12th Division.

10th (Service) (Stockbrokers) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by the Lord Mayor and City on 21 Aug 1914 in the 54th Brigade, 18th Division.

11th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Hounslow on 06 Sep 1914 in the 54th Brigade, 18th Division.

12th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Hounslow on 13 Sep 1914 in the 73rd Brigade, 24th Division.

13th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Hounslow on 13 Sep 1914 attached to the 24th Division.

14th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Dover in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

15th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Dover in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

16th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Falmouth in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

17th (Service) (Empire) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by the British Empire Committee on 31 Aug 1914. Joined the 99th Brigade, 33rd Division.

18th (Service) (1st Public Schools) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens Force on 11 Sep 1914. Joined the 98th Brigade, 33rd Division.

19th (Service) (2nd Public Schools) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens Force on 11 Sep 1914. Joined the 98th Brigade, 33rd Division.

20th (Service) (3rd Public Schools) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens Force on 11 Sep 1914. Joined the 98th Brigade, 33rd Division.

21st (Service) (4th Public Schools) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Epsom by the Public Schools and University Mens Force on 11 Sep 1914. Joined the 98th Brigade, 33rd Division.

22nd (Service) (Kensington) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at the White City by the Mayor and Borough of Kensington on 11 Sep 1914. Joined the 99th Brigade, 33rd Division.

23rd (Service) (1st Sportsmen) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by E Cunliffe-Owen on 25 Sep 1914. Joined the 99th Brigade, 33rd Division.

24th (Service) (2nd Sportsmen) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by E Cunliffe-Owen on 20 Nov 1914. Joined the 99th Brigade, 33rd Division.

25th (Service) (Frontiersmen) or (Driscollís Scouts) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by the Legion of Frontiersmen on 12 Feb 1915. Went to East Africa and joined the 1st East African Division.

26th (Service) (Bankers) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by the Lord Mayor and City on 17 Jul 1915. Joined the 124th Brigade, 41st Division.

27th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Hounslow from the Depot Coys of the 17th, 22nd and 32nd Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 17th, 22nd and 32nd Bns.

28th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Epsom from the Depot Coys of the 18th and 19th Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 18th and 19th Bns.

29th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Epsom from the Depot Coys of the 20th and 21st Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 20th and 21st Bns.

30th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Romford from the Depot Coys of the 23rd and 24th Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 23rd and 24th Bns.

31st (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Colchester from the Depot Coys of the 10th and 26th Bns in Sep 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 10th and 26th Bns.

32nd (Service) (East Ham) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in London by the Mayor and borough of East Ham on 18 Oct 1915. Joined the 124th Brigade, 41st Division.

33rd (Labour) Bn. Formed at Seaford on 05 Mar 1916. Went to France in Jun 1916 as Army Troops.

34th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Falmer on 09 Apr 1916. Went to France in Jun 1916.

35th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Falmer in May 1916. Went to France in Jun 1916.

36th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Falmer in May 1916. Went to France in Jul 1916.

37th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Falmer on 06 Jun 1916. Went to France in Jul 1916 as Army Troops.

38th (Service) (Jewish) Bn. Formed at Plymouth from Jewish Volunteers on 20 Jan 1918. Went to Italy in Feb 1918.

39th (Service) (Jewish) Bn. Formed at Plymouth from Jewish Volunteers on 21 Jan 1918. Went to Egypt.

40th (Service) (Jewish) Bn. Formed at Plymouth from Jewish Volunteers in Jun 1918. Went to Egypt.

41st (Reserve) (Jewish) Bn. Formed at Plymouth. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 38th, 39th and 40th Bns.

42nd (Reserve) (Jewish) Bn. Formed at Plymouth. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 38th, 39th and 40th Bns.

43rd Garrison Bn. Formed in France from Garrison Guard Coys in May 1918. Served at the 5th Army HQ.

44th Garrison Bn. Formed in France from Garrison Guard Coys in Sep 1918. Served at the 5th Army HQ.

51st Graduated Bn. Formed at Ipswich from the 259th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 215th Brigade, 72nd Division.

52nd Graduated Bn. Formed at Ipswich from the 265th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 217th Brigade, 72nd Division.

53rd Young Soldier Bn. Formed at Catterick from the 10th Young Soldier Bn on 27 Oct 1917.

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