Territorial Regiments

In 1881 the British Army was reorganised into territorial regiments with regular, militia and volunteer battalions.

Reference: "Short Histories of the Territorial Regiments of the British Army," edited by R. de M. Rudolf, I.S.O. of the War Office. 1905.

Original Titles Territorial Regiments Volunteer Battalions
1st Foot Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) Queen's Rifle Volunteer Brigade, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th V.B.
2nd Foot Queens's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th V.B.
3rd Foot Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B.
4th Foot King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B.
5th Foot Northumberland Fusiliers 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
6th Foot Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B.
7th Foot Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 1st, 2nd 3rd & 4th V.B.
8th Foot King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th V.B.
9th Foot Norfolk Regiment 1st, 2nd 3rd & 4th V.B.
10th Foot Lincolnshire Regiment 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
11th Foot Devonshire Regiment 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th V.B.
12th Foot Suffolk Regiment 1st, 2nd, 3rd V.B. & Cambridge University VRC
13th Foot Prince Albert's (Somersetshire Light Infantry) 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
14th Foot Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
15th Foot East Yorkshire Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B.
16th Foot Bedfordshire Regiment 1st, 2nd 3rd & 4th V.B.
17th Foot Leicestershire Regiment 1st V.B.
18th Foot Royal Irish Regiment No Volunteer Battalions
19th Foot Alexandra Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B.
20th Foot Lancashire Fusiliers 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
21st Foot Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st & 2nd V.B.
22nd Foot Cheshire Regiment 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th V.B.
23rd Foot Royal Welsh Fusiliers 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
24th Foot South Wales Borderers 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th V.B.
25th Foot King's Own Scottish Borderers 1st Roxburgh and Selkirk VRC, 2nd & 3rd V.B, Gallaway VRC
26th and 90th Foot Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) 1st Lanarkshire VRC, 2nd V.B. 3rd Lanarkshire VRC & 4th V.B.
27th and 108th Foot Royal Inskilling Fusiliers No Volunteer Battalions
28th and 61st Foot Gloucestershire Regiment 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
29th and 36th Foot Worcestershire Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B.
30th and 89th Foot East Lancashire Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B.
31st and 70th Foot East Surrey Regiment 1st Surrey VRC, 2nd, 3rd & 4th V.B.
32nd and 46th Foot Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1st & 2nd V.B.
33rd and 76th Foot Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
34th and 55th Foot Border Regiment 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
35th and 107th Foot Royal Sussex Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B., 1st Cinque Ports VRC
37th and 67th Foot Hampshire Regiment 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th V.B.
38th and 80th Foot South Staffordshire Regiment 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B.
39th and 54th Foot Dorsetshire Regiment 1st V.B.
40th and 82nd Foot Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B.
41st and 69th Foot Welsh Regiment 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B., 3rd Glamorganshire V.B.
42nd and 73rd Foot Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th V.B.
43rd and 52nd Foot Oxfordshire Light Infantry 1st & 2nd V.B., 1st & 2nd Bucks VRC
44th and 56th Foot Essex Regiment 1st, 2nd 3rd & 4th V.B.
45th and 95th Foot Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B, 1st Nottinghamshire VRC, 4th V.B.
47th and 81st Foot Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B.
48th and 58th Foot Northamptonshire Regiment 1st V.B.
49th and 66th Foot Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment) 1st V.B.
50th and 97th Foot Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st, 2nd 3rd & 4th V.B.
51st and 105th Foot King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 1st V.B.
53rd and 85th Foot King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) 1st & 2nd V.B., 1st Hereforshire VRC
57th and 77th Foot Duke of Cambridges's Own (Middlesex Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B., 17th Middlesex VRC
60th Foot King's Royal Rifle Corps 1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 9th, 12th, 13th, 21st, 22nd 25th, 26th & 27th Middlesex VRC, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th London VRC
62nd and 99th Foot Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) 1st Wiltshire VRC & 2nd V.B.
63rd and 96th Foot Manchester Regiment 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th V.B.
64th and 98th Foot Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment) 1st & 2nd V.B.
65th and 84th Foot York and Lancaster Regiment 1st & 2nd V.B.
68th and 106th Foot Durham Light Infantry 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th V.B.
71st and 74th Foot Highland Light Infantry 1st, 2nd & 3rd V.B, 9th Lanarkshire VRC & 5th V.B.
72nd and 78th Foot Seaforth Highlanders 1st V.B, 1st Sutherland VRC & 3rd V.B.
75th and 92nd Foot Gordon Highlanders 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th & 7th V.B.
79th Foot Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 1st V.B.
83rd and 86th Foot Royal Irish Rifles No Volunteer Battalions
87th and 89th Foot Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) No Volunteer Battalions
88th and 94th Foot Connaught Rangers No Volunteer Battalions
91st and 93rd Foot Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th V.B., 1st Dumbartonshire VRC & 7th V.B.
100th and 109th Foot Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) No Volunteer Battalions
101st and 104th Foot Royal Munster Fusiliers No Volunteer Battalions
102nd and 103rd Foot Royal Dublin Fusiliers No Volunteer Battalions
Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consorts Own) 7th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 2nd Tower Hamlets VRC