Film entitled ‘Isandlwana to Northern Ireland: 150 years of 23rd 24th 41st Foot’, directed and filmed by Peter Hall, presented by Major John Thomas and directed and with re-enactment by Phil Barrow. The Welsh Infantry Soldier Wales has a long tradition of producing fierce warriors and Infantrymen. In 1689 the 23rd and 24th Regiments of Foot were raised, later to be named the Royal Welsh Fusilioers and the South Wales Borderers. They were joined in 1719 by the 41st (Welch) Regiment of Foot. The royal Regiment of Wales in 1969 brought together the 24th/41st and in 2005 it merged with 23rd Royal Welsh Fusiliers to become The royal Welsh, the current Welsh Infantry. Through the years these regiments have been awarded many hundreds of Battle Honours and 43 Victoria Crosses. This video using a Swansea living historian re enactor, tells the stories of the major campaigns and wars that Welsh Infantry Soldiers have taken part in over 150 years. Length 02:35:39.

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  • Reference
      GB 216 D/D Z 717/69
  • Dates of Creation
      c. 2019
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      1 DVD-ROM containing video file in MP4 format, 705 MB