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.
Historical books online
- Historical Record of the Ninth, or the East Norfolk Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1847 by Richard Cannon 1848 Google Books Indian Service commences page 85 in 1835 at Calcutta
- A narrative of four months' campaign in India, 1845-6 including the Battles of Moodkee, Ferozeshuhur. & Sobraon, by J W. Baldwin 1853 Google Books
- The History of the Norfolk Regiment Volume I 20th June 1685 to 3rd August 1914 by F Loraine Petre. c 1924. HathiTrust Digital Library.
- 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
- Royal Norfolk Regiment including deployments: 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion Regiments.org, an archived website.
- The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum. Covers the Royal Norfolk Regiment (9th Foot), the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment (10th Foot), the Suffolk Regiment (12th Foot), the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (16th Foot), the Royal Leicestershire Regiment (17th Foot)), the Essex Regiment (44th/ 56th Foot), and the Northamptonshire Regiment (48th/ 58th Foot).
- Royal Norfolk Regimental Museum.
- Regimental history
- Various pages contain photographs as follow:
- Photograph of Three NCOs with their wives and children and two very young recruits in India, 1902-1905
- Photograph of Army children at a school in India, 1902-1905.
- Photograph of Pupils and teacher of the Depot School in Deolali, India, in 1905.
- Photograph of A baby on a leopard skin rug in India, 1902-1905.
- Photograph of A regimental wedding in India, 1902-1905
- Wives and children of NCOs and men in Bareilly, India, between 1898 and 1905
- The Diary of Frederick Pendall, a member of the Norfolk regiment who was in Belgaum from March 1917 to March 1918 (archived website) This link (now archived) contains a photograph. Previously it was advised he was "Pte 26695 Norfolk Regiment 1916-1919", but this page is no longer available.
- Photographs of 1st Bn The Royal Norfolk Regiment In India 1933-1939 Flickr, Brian Harrington Spiers’ photostream
- Film: The Army In India Northern Command, 1933-34 colonialfilm.org.uk. Includes Stretcher drill by Bandsmen of 1st Battalion The Norfolk Regiment at Sialkot, 1933.
- Film:Calling Blighty: Burma 1945 East Anglian Film Archive 2nd Battalion of the Royal Norfolk Regiment in Burma
- Belated award [wanted] by Ronald Rae, 2nd Battalion of the Royal Norfolk Regiment, who were engaged in internal defence duties and were then the first soldiers to leave India after independence. BBC’s WW2 People’s War.
- '"British Troops Leave" The Glasgow Herald August 18, 1947 Google News
- Photograph: August 17, 1947, soldiers from The Royal Norfolk Regiment embark on the S.S. Georgic bound for Britain on the quayside in Mumbai, the first British Army unit to leave Indian soil after the country achieved independence. mid-day.com. Video: British Troops Leave India 1947 British Pathe on YouTube . This video appears to be of the same troops as in the photograph although they are unnamed. They are however sailing on the 'Georgic.'