THE ROYAL NORFOLK REGIMENT
The Regiment was formed as Cornwell's Regiment in 1785, becoming
the 9th of foot in 1751, and becoming the Royal Norfolk Regiment in 1935.
Amalgamating with the Suffolk regiment in 1959 as the 1st East Anglian regiment.
REGIMENTAL BATTLE HONOURS.
1756 - 1763 Belleisle, Havannah during the Seven Years War
1793 - 1802 Martinique During the French Revolutionary
1808 - 1814 Rolica, Vimiera, Corunna,
Busaco, Salamanca, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Nive, during the Peninsula War
1839 - 1842 Cabool during the First Afghan War
1845 - 1846 Moodkee,
Ferozeshah, Sobraon during the First
1854 - 1855 Sebastopol, during the Crimean War
1878 - 1880 Kabul , Second Afghan war
1899 - 1902, Paardeburg, during the Boer war
1914 - 1918, Mons, Le Cateaux, Marne 1914, Ypres 1914,
1915, 1917, 1918, Somme,1916, 1918, Hindenburg Line, Sulva, Gaza, Shaiba, Kut al
Amara 1915, 1917.
1939 - 1945, St Omer-La Bassee, Normandy, Brieux Bridgehead,
Venraij, Rhineland, Singapore, Kohima, Aradura, Burma 1944 -45.
1950 -1953 Korean war
VICTORIA CROSS AWARDS.
Six members from the regiment received Victoria Cross's.
One during World war One, and Five during World War Two.