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368: Royal Welsh Fusiliers (1689)

Posted by on Tuesday, 13 March, 2012

Royal Welch Fusiliers The Royal Welch Fusiliers was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales’ Division. It was founded in 1689 to oppose James II and the imminent war with France. The regiment was numbered as the 23rd Regiment of Foot, though it was one of the first regiments to be granted the honour of a fusilier title and so […]