The Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum
is a museum
dedicated to the history of the Royal Welch Fusiliers
, an historic
regiment of the British Army
is located within Caernarfon Castle in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales.
The Royal Welch Fusiliers Museum has a collection and displays
containing links to the regiment's 14 Victoria Crosses
and the writers and poets
who have served their country when enlisted in the regiment; men
such as Siegfried Sassoon
, Hedd Wyn
and Frank Richards
and extensive displays relating the long history of the Royal Welch
Fusiliers over the centuries.
regiment can trace its history back to 1689 and the campaigns of
William III of England, the
Duke of Marlborough, the
American War of
Independence, the Napoleonic
Wars, the Crimean War, the Boer War, conflict with China, the First World War, Second World War and recent peacekeeping duties
in Bosnia in 1995
following the Bosnian War.
Now the regiment is part of the Royal
, forming the 1st Battalion.