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1ST (CITY OF LONDON) BATTALION THE LONDON REGIMENT
1908
1st (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment
Boer War
South Africa 1900-02
The Great War
Four Battalions formed
1914
1st / 1st Battalion 2nd / 1st Battalion
1915
3rd / 1st Battalion 4th / 1st Battalion
1916
Re-designated:

1st (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)

4th / 1st Battalion re-designated as: 1st (Reserve) Battalion 1st / 1st Battalion and 2nd / 1st Battalion amalgamated in May

To form: 1st / 1st Battalion
3rd / 1st Battalion renumbered as 2nd / 1st Battalion in June

1918
2nd / 1st Battalion disbanded 6th February
1919
1st / 1st Battalion disembodied 6th June 1st (Reserve) Battalion disbanded 15th August
 

Location of operations

 
1st / 1st Battalion
2nd / 1st Battalion
1915
Aubers Ridge
Suvla
1916
Bouleaux Wood
Lesbouefs
 
1917
Neuville Vitasse
Polygon Wood
Bullecourt
Passchendaele
1918

Croisilles
Palluel
Onnezies

 

Battle Honours awarded to 1st City of London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers):

Aubers, Somme 1916, '18, Albert 1916, '18, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Le Transloy, Arras 1917, '18, Scarpe 1917, '18, Bullecourt, Ypres 1917, Langemarck 1917, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917, Hindenburg Line, Canal du Nord, Valenciennes, Sambre, France and Flanders 1915-18, Gallipoli 1915-16, Egypt 1916

1920
Reformed as:
1st (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
1922
Re-designated as:
1st City of London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
1937
Re-designated as:
8th ( 1st City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

On duplication of the Territorial Army re-designated as: 8th ( 1st City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) and 11th Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

WW2
 
1944
8th Battalion Absorbed 9th Battalion 22nd September
11th Battalion Suspended Animation 30th June
1946
8th Battalion Suspended Animation 16th December

Location of operations

 
8th Battalion,
11th Battalion
1943
Enfidaville
Salerno
Volturno
Home Defence
(Bruneval Raid, the Anti-Aircraft Platoon, provided at sea fire support from the Royal Navy craft during the withdrawal stage of this operation)
1944
Garigliano
Anzio
Gothic Line
Coriano
Rimini Line
Limone
 
1945
Argenta

Battle Honours awarded to The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) attributable to
8th ( 1st City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment):

Djebel Tebaga, North Africa 1943, Salerno, Teano, Monte Camino, Garigliano Crossing, Damiano, Anzio, Gothic Line, Coriano, Croce, Italy 1943-45

1947
Both 8th and 11th Battalions reformed and amalgamated as:
8th ( 1st City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1961
Amalgamated with:
624th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery ( 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers)
To become:
The City of London Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1967
Reduced to company strength to form:
C (The City of London Company, The Royal Fusiliers), Fusilier Volunteers
1968
Re-designated as:
C (City of London) Company, 5th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
1986
Re-designated as:
C (City of London) Company, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of
London)
with:
A and B Companies coming from 6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment
1993
A Company, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London)

reverted to:

6th / 7th Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment (Queen's and Royal Hampshires)

[formerly: 6th / 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Regiment] B and C Companies, 8th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Queen's Fusiliers (City of London) joined with: G (London Scottish) Company, 1st Battalion, The 51st Highland Volunteers D (London Irish Rifles) Company, 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Irish Rangers

To form:

The London Regiment organised as:
A (London Scottish) Company
B (Queen's Regiment) Company
C (City of London Fusiliers) Company
D (London Irish Rifles) Company
HQ (Anzio) Company

1999

Under the Strategic Defence Review of November 1998 The London Regiment absorbed two companies:

4th Battalion, The Royal Green Jackets organised as:

HQ (Anzio) Company
A (London Scottish) Company
B (Queen's Regiment) Company
C (City of London Fusiliers) Company
D (London Irish Rifles) Company
F (Royal Green Jackets) Company
G (Royal Green Jackets) Company

2007

F and G (Royal Green Jackets) Companies moved to join: 7th Battalion, The Rifles
leaving HQ and four companies with:
The London Regiment

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