Also known as the City of London Regiment, the Royal Fusiliers raised no fewer than 47 battalions for service in the Great War. This makes it the fifth largest after the London Regiment, Northumberland Fusiliers, Middlesex Regiment and King’s (Liverpool Regiment).
August 1914 : in Kinsale. Under command of 17th Brigade, 6th Division. Landed at St Nazaire in September 1914.