1st Inniskillings depart India, 1914

Monday, 7 December, 1914

The 1st Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, commanded by Lt Col F G Jones, left Secunderabad and arrived at Avonmouth, England on 10 January 1915. The Battalion then moved to Rugby where it joined 87 Brigade of the 29th Division, composed wholly of British battalions from the Indian Army establishment. The four-battalion Brigade was known as the 'Union Brigade' as it was composed of one battalion each from England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.