9th Regiment of Foot

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The Norfolk Regiment


  • 1685 raised as Henry Cornewall's Regiment of Foot by James II
  • 1751 became the 9th Regiment of Foot
  • 1782 became the 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became the Norfolk Regiment;
  • 1935 became the Royal Norfolk Regiment
  • 1959 amalgamated with The Suffolk Regiment to become the 1st Battalion 1st East Anglian Regiment.
  • 1964 became 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment.

External Links

Historical books online

Volume II to 1918 is available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001097226, and is also available in a Naval & Military Press reprint edition. Battalions served on the Western Front, Mesopotamia, Gallipoli, Egypt and Palestine.
History of the Royal Norfolk Regiment 1919-1951 by P.K. Kemp is available at the British Library UIN: BLL01017581375