British Armed Forces and National

HomeHistory of National ServiceServicemen's Tales Guestbook LinksSite Credits Contact

British Armed Forces & National Service

The North Staffordshire Regiment
(The Prince of Wales's)







1881.07.01 The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
organised as the county regiment of North Staffordshire, encompassing its Militia and Volunteer infantry [see below] and uniting two regular battalions:
1st Battalion, redesignation of 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot
2nd Battalion, redesignation of 98th (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Foot

1921.01.01 The North Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's)
1959.01.31 amalgamated with The South Staffordshire Regiment, to form The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's)

[combined battle honours of 64th Regiment and 98th Regiment, plus:]

Guadeloupe 17591, Martinique 17941, Hafir, South Africa 1900-02

The Great War [17 battalions]: Aisne 1914 '18, Armentières 1914, Loos, Somme 1916 '18, Albert 1916 '18, Bazentin, Delville Wood, Pozières, Guillemont, Ancre Heights, Ancre 1916, Arras 1917, Scarpe 1917, Arleux, Messines 1917 '18, Ypres 1917 '18, Pilckem, Langemarck 1917, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde, Poelcappelle, Passchendaele, Cambrai 1917 '18, St. Quentin, Bapaume 1918, Rosières, Avre, Lys, Bailleul, Kemmel, Hindenburg Line, Havrincourt, Canal du Nord, St. Quentin Canal, Beaurevoir, Courtrai, Selle, Valenciennes, Sambre, France and Flanders 1914-18, Suvla, Sari Bair, Gallipoli 1915-16, Egypt 1916, Tigris 1916, Kut al Amara 1917, Baghdad, Mesopotamia 1916 '18, Baku, Persia 1918, N W Frontier India 1915

Afghanistan 1919

The Second World War: Dyle, Defence of Escaut, Ypres-Comines Canal, Caen, Orne, Noyers, Mont Pincon, Brieux Bridgehead, North-West Europe 1940 '44, Djebel Kesskiss, Medjez Plain, Gueriat el Atch Ridge, Gab Gab Gap, North Africa 1943, Anzio, Carroceto, Rome, Advance to Tiber, Gothic Line, Marradi, Italy 1944-45, Burma 1943

5th, 6th Battalions: South Africa 1900-02

1. awarded 1909 for services of 64th Regiment.


Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Lichfield (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)



Please Report Broken Links or Other Site Issues to the Webmaster at "contact"

Copyright 2002 , 2003 - British Armed Forces and National Service :: Last Updated - Tuesday, December 30, 2014 :: Best Viewed in "Any Size"

Template by Severn Beach