of the Norfolk Regiment fought in all
the main theatres of the First World
War. The 1st Battalion was part of
the British Expeditionary Force, which
was the first to be sent to France
and Belgium in August 1914.
The Regiment grew
and three 'service', or Kitchener, battalions,
the 7th , 8th and 9th Battalions, were
created and joined the 1st Battalion
on the Western Front.