The Regiment was formed in 1881, as part of the Childers Reforms, when the 72nd and 78th Regiments of Foot were merged. The Seaforths raised a total of 17 Battalions during the course of the First World War. The 2nd Battalion was sent to France as part of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) and the service battalions all fought in the theatres of the conflict. The regiment lost 8,830 men during the course of the war, but received 60 honour and were awarded 7 Victoria Crosses.
Commonwealth War Graves