Catalogue description Records of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

This record is held by Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire)

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Reference: RRF
Title: Records of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

Archives of Royal Regiment of Fusiliers include personal ephemera, books, War Diaries, as well as various casualty and medal lists.

Date: 1688-1998
Held by: Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum (Royal Warwickshire), not available at The National Archives
Language: English

6th (1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot, 1782-1932

6th (Royal Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot, 1832-1881

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

  • Montgomery, Bernard Law, 1887-1976, 1st Viscount Montgomery, Field Marshal
  • Armed forces
  • French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1815
  • South African War, 1899-1902
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
Administrative / biographical background:

The museum collects objects, including archival material, relating to the history of the 6th Foot (Royal Warwickshire Regiment) from its formation in 1674 to the present day (Royal Regiment of Fusiliers).


As one of the oldest Regiments in the country it has a varied history that covers:


The French Revolutionary Wars


The Peninsular Wars


The Sudan Campaign


The Boer War


The First and Second World Wars


Famous or remarkable people connected to the Regiment include:


Field Marshal Montgomery


Field Marshal Slim


Hannah Snell who enlisted in 1745


Bruce Bairnsfather an official war cartoonist

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