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The Regiment in The First World War

The First World War saw the Regiment expand from three regular battalions and three territorial battalions to as many as 16 battalions. The rapid growth of the British army, and the burgeoning casualty rates as the war progressed, meant that men from other areas, particularly London and Essex joined the Norfolk Regiment and men from Norfolk found themselves in regiments from around the country.

Recruiting was not swift in Norfolk, partly because war broke out during harvest time. But in September 1914 large numbers joined. There was another peak   late in 1915 prior to conscription.
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