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From 9th to Norfolk

The Regiment was known as the Royal Norfolk Regiment for only twenty-four years. Initially, regiments were known by the name of their colonel, then in 1747 a numbering system was introduced and this Regiment became the 9th Foot.

The first link to Norfolk was made just under 100 years after the Regiment was formed and became The 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment . In 1881 all numbered infantry regiments were given stronger geographical links and a fixed regimental depot. Thus the Regiment became 'The Norfolk Regiment' and Britannia Barracks were built in Norwich as headquarters for recruiting, training and accommodation for the soldiers.

bullet point From 9th to Norfolk
bullet point The Changing Name of The Regimet
bullet point Colours
bullet point Battle Honours
bullet point Britannia
bullet point Holy Boys
bullet point The Regiment in The First World War
bullet point The Second World War
bullet point The Regiment After the War
bullet point National Service
bullet point The Korean War
bullet point Hong Kong & The New Territories
bullet point The Cyprus Emergency 1955-59
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