In WW1, the Leicester Brigade (110th Brigade of 21st Division) was known as the Tigers Brigade. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 1st Battalion 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment : 1881 to 1913: 1914 to 1921: 1922 to 1937. 12 October 1914 : Division landed at Marseilles for service in France. 6 DIVISION 71 Infantry Brigade Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion (Paperback). Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. 6th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 5th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. It thus formed part of the brigade of General Penn Symons, the other battalions being the 1st King's Royal Rifles, 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers, and 2nd Dublin Fusiliers. 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. Moved within a few days of declaration of war to Portsmouth but by May 1915 was at Patrington near Hull, for duty with the Humber Garrison. A738 Sergeant William Smart of Cleethorpes, wounded 13 October 1915. 12th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Today’s professional rugby football team in the city of Leicester is known as the Tigers. L-Z. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment Page 2 of 4 foot was injured or wounded. 13th (Labour) Battalion 5th August : Maily-Maillet Wood. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). 5th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Create your own unique website with customizable templates. January 1917 : returned to England and moved to Fovant. 6th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). Battalions of the Regular Army. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. At some point thereafter it moved to “F” Lines, Hipswell Camp, Catterick and may later have been at Clipstone Camp. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 52nd (Graduated) Battalion Condition is "Used". Leicestershire Regiment Leicestershire Regiment, 1st Volunteer Battalion, White Metal Collar Badge £ 21.99 August 1914 : in Leicester. Until the 1st April 1908, the 4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment had been the 1st Volunteer Battalion, originally raised in 1859. 1938 to 1942. N-R. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. A-K. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Formed in Autumn 1916. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. In September 1918 it moved to 208th Brigade in the same Division and location. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Record same as 2/4th Bn. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment were in Fermoy when war broke out in August 1914. The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Landed at Le Havre 28 February 1915. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 1/5th Battalion Early December 1915 moved to Basra in Mesopotamia, rejoining 7th (Meerut) Division. 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. The Royal Leicester’s became the 4th Battalion, which was reduced to Company strength as ‘Tiger Company’ in 1970, and finally disbanded in 1975, the Regiment thereafter consisting of three Regular Battalions. 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Royal Leicestershire Regiment, 1946-1964. April 1915 : transferred to 110th Brigade, 37th Division. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. Formed at Loughborough in September 1914 as a second line unit. The 8th battalion The Leicestershire Regiment, formed from the 50th holding battalion at Burbage, Hinckley during 1940, made up mainly of war time conscripts, was posted to Norfolk in the early days of World War Two. 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 8th battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. / (NAMES) / This tablet is erected by / The officers and soldiers / Of the Battalion. 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. He later transferred to the 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment and after the war, was a long-standing - and ultimately the last surviving - member of the Chelmsford Branch of the Old Contemptibles' Association. Britain Formally Declares War on Turkey. 12th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment Page 3 of 4 William’s mother, Mary Ann Clarke, was granted two pensions, one in May 1918 and another in November 1918. The 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment and 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment were amalgamated to form the ‘British Battalion’ during World War II. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). ), 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. Moved to 28th Indian Brigade in Egypt, 7 November 1915. 12th (Reserve) Battalion Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. previous. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. LEICESTER'S CASUALTIES NORMANDY - 23RD AUGUST 1944. 7th (Pioneer) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Infantry Labour Company., Devonshire Regiment. 11th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 1st Leicestershire Regiment This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection. 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Have you a Tiger in your family? Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. Leicestershire Regiment 1914-1918. 3rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). A738 Sergeant William Smart of Cleethorpes, wounded 13 October 1915. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Volunteer Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Cap Badge ,Wm,original condition. 18th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Colonel Wylly from your local library. 17th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. HISTORY OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS. Close Use this image under non-commercial licence. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. 9th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Hawke Battalion, Royal naval Division. Pictured on this post is Stan Brown who was a Leicestershire Regiment regular, fighting with the 1st Battalion at Mons in 1914. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. LEICESTER'S CASUALTIES NORMANDY - 23RD AUGUST 1944. Landed in France on 29 July 1915. 8th (Service) Battalion 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Moved on 19 August 1914 to Cambridge and landed at St Nazaire on 10 September 1914. These cookies do not store any personal information. 1st Battalion,Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Age 26. 18th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). August 1914 : in Loughborough. 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 1943 to 1945. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment were in Fermoy when war broke out in August 1914. 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Leicestershire Regiment (d.25th Oct 1914) William Nixon was born in Oakham County in October 1885. He later transferred to the 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment and after the war, was a long-standing - and ultimately the last surviving - member of the Chelmsford Branch of the Old Contemptibles' Association. British Battalion . 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. L-Z. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The Leicestershire Regiment (Royal Leicestershire Regiment after 1946) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, with a history going back to 1688. 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Imperial War Museum image Q7104. 3rd Dragoon Guards, (Prince of Wales's Own). By nigatt, 9 May , 2010 in Soldiers and their units. Leicestershire Regiment during WW2 WW2 Battalions of the Leicestershire Regiment By the time the war ended, the Regiment Battalions had served in action in every theatre of the war. Moved in January 1915 to Luton and by July 1915 was at St Albans. 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Formed at Aldeburgh in June 1918, absorbing the cadre of the 2/4th Bn. This includes cookies that track any click through to affiliate links and advertisers that appear on this site. 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. They were mobilsed with 16th Brigade and returned to England, where 6th Division concentrated near Cambridge for training. S-V. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The battalion was headquartered at Oxford Street, Leicester and its eight companies drew men from the following areas: 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Review of new guide to Arras battlefields, Review of “Thousands of heroes have arisen”, Evacuation of casualties from the Somme 1916. 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Hi Peter and all, I have been looking through copies of the "Green Tiger" As Burdett is a common name in the Leicestershire Regiment there are quite a few entries. 8th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. In 1825 the regiment, which at the time was known as the 17th Foot, was given the honour of wearing the insignia of a tiger superimposed with the word “Hindoostan”, in recognition of its long stint in India between 1804 and1823. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Welcome to the official web site of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment. No personal details are collected. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Men of the 4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment (46th Division) firing at German snipers and machine gunners on the edge of the Bois de Riquerval near Bohain, 10 October 1918. 3ed (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 10 April 1915 : converted into a Reserve battalion and Brigade became 1st Reserve Brigade. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 14th September : In front line South-East of Ginchy. 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 7th (Service) Battalion L-Z. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Died of a bullet wound received on 06-06-1915 & died while being transferred to Lindenhoek Dressing Station. Landed at Suez on 22 January 1918 and took part in Palestine campaign. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Formed at Leicester and Loughborough respectively in early 1915. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 1 September 1916 : converted into 83rd Training Reserve Battalion of 19th Reserve Brigade. Husband of Gertrude Rowley of Bull Head Street, Wigston, Leicester, UK. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, The Kings, (Livrpool Regiment). 11th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey regiment). 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 19th August : Mailly-Maillet. OCTOBER 1914 5 November 1914. 10th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy, Ireland. 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 6th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 3rd Battalion, Oxford & Buckinham Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 7 July 1916 : transferred with Brigade to 21st Division. 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 6th (Service) Battalion 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 1st Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 2/5th Battalion 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Battalion Leicestershire Regiment - Afghan War. 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. In January 1918 it went to 207th Brigade of 69th Division at Clipstone Camp but by April 1918 had moved to Thoresby. Soon moved to Luton and by November 1914 was at Bishop’s Stortford. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. April 1916: moved to Ireland. 20th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 1st Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). A-E. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 12 October 1914 : Division landed at Marseil… Formed at Leicester in September 1914 as part of K3 and attached as Army Troops to 23rd Division. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. 1st Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. William John Nixon 1st Btn. W-Z. ***** 8th September : Meaulte area. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 71st Brigade / 6th Division . A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion E-G. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 28th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Lagnicourt Hedge Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. 22nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Pte., 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment George Ernest Challands Private, Lance-Sergeant 2843, 240790, 1/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment; later 59811 16th Battalion, Yorks and Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). 11th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Leicestershire Regiment Print Email The 1st Battalion was stationed at Glencoe, in the north of Natal, when the war broke out. 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 4th (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Pictured on this post is Stan Brown who was a Leicestershire Regiment regular, fighting with the 1st Battalion at Mons in 1914. A-K. Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. August 1914 : in Leicester. 5th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 21st (Labour) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 12th September : Trônes Wood. L-Z. LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT. 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. A training unit, it remained in UK throughout the war. 19th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. A-G. 10h Battalion, Lincolnshire Regient. 7th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Retaking … 7 July 1918 : cadre transferred to 14th West Riding Regiment. 4th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 24 November 1914. 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. P (Soar Valley) Company, 1st Volunteer Battalion Leicestershire Regiment 1900 - 1908 Introduction In the latter years of the 19th Century there were major changes in the organisation of the army’s reserves. A708 Sergeant Harold Lionel Matthews of Louth, B Company, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed 13 October 1915, aged 21. 10th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. August 1917, converted into 9th Bn, the Royal Defence Corps. In September 1918 it moved to 208th Brigade in the same Division and location. The Leicestershire Regiment memorial, also known as the Tigers Wood Stone of Remembrance, at Bagworth near Coalville. Leicestershire Regiment 1914-1918. in memory of the officers and soldiers / of 1st batt-17th of the (leicestershire) regiment / of foot who lost their lives in / the afghanistan campaign 1878 - 1879. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). History Formation. 26 June 1918 : came under orders of 47th Brigade, 16th Division which was reforming at Aldershot. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Have you a Tiger in your family? Became part of 2nd Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, 2nd North Midland Division. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. R-S. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment(. 3 February 1918 : disbanded in France. Pte. 4th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Landed in France 30 July 1918. I did find a picture of the 2nd Battalion Leicestershire regt scouts during their time in India circa 1913. Later moved to Catterick and on to North Coates and Louth. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). On 1 September 1916, 4th absorbed 5th. Up to 26 October 1917, this was known as 261st Graduated Battalion and had no regimental affiliation. 12th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 11th (Service) Battalion (Midland Pioneers) 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. Packhorse Farm Shrine Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 8th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Part of Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, North Midland Division. A-K. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment L-Z. 8th Battalion, Black Watch, (Royal Highlanders). Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Large Letter. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Use the form on the left to search through our extensive database of records. This image was created and shared by: John E Scurr. 17 November 1915 : transferred to 71st Brigade in same Division. 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 4th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. August 1915 : formation became the 177th Brigade, 59th (2nd North Midland) Division. 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Remembered Today: 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Soldiers Died in the Great War,1914-19: The Leicestershire Regiment: LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT: Battalion Unknown Anderson N M Lt : Short Record Of Service Barrington-Brown H Captain DSO : Photo Denny W A Pte : Short Record Of Service Dods W H G Lt : Photo Douglas G H Pte : Short Record Of Service Hinch F Pte : Short Record Of Service Locke A H Pte : Newspaper Photo 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). H-L. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Battalions of the Regular Army. 1ST BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT LANDED IN NORMANDY 3RD JULY 1944. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). A708 Sergeant Harold Lionel Matthews of Louth, B Company, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed 13 October 1915, aged 21. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. March 1916 : landed in France. William John Nixon 1st Btn. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. L-Z. 6th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Soon moved to Luton and by November 1914 was at Bishop’s Stortford. In Leicestershire, the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Leicestershire 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. lekker winkelen zonder zorgen. Leicestershire Regiment (d.25th Oct 1914) William Nixon was born in Oakham County in October 1885. 51st (Graduated) Battalion 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for, not available at The National Archives Language: English Creator: Leicestershire Regiment, 1881-1946. W-Z. 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Pte. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. April 1917 : transferred to Labour Corps as 20th and 21st Labour Companies. 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. Landed at Le Havre 3 March 1915. 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 4th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 10th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 1st Battalion: Moved to Newcastle area in July 1916. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy, Ireland. 9 November 1914. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 28 June 1918 : reduced to cadre strength, surplus men going to 7th Bn. The regiment began to be popularly called the Tigers and the name had since stuck. A-C. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.D-H. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. In 1964, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment was amalgamated with Norfolk and Suffolk Regiment and the Duchess of Gloucester's Own Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire Regiment to become The Royal Anglian Regiment. Find great deals for Leicestershire Regiment 1st Volunteer Battalion & Hindoostan Cap Badge WW1. Part of 20th (Garhwal) Infantry Brigade, 7th (Meerut) Division of the Indian Army. Son of Frederick Warwick Waite & Jane Waite (nee Simpson) of "The Spinneys", Manor Road, Oadby, Leicester, UK. 10th Battalion, Royal Warickshire Regiment. Formed at Leicester in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached as Army Troops to 9th (Scottish) Division. ... 1st Battalion 04.08.1914 Stationed at Fermoy, Ireland as part of the 16th Brigade of the 6th Division. A basic recruit training unit based at Rugeley Camp, it was part of 1st Reserve Brigade. Before that it had been 10th Battalion of the Training Reserve and up to September 1916 had been the 15th (Reserve) Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment. The Long, Long Trail website uses cookies only to make sure the site works and to improve your experience as a user. Ga naar zoeken Ga naar hoofdinhoud. 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 1ST BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT LANDED IN NORMANDY 3RD JULY 1944. 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 3rd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West surrey Regiment). 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 2nd/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. 1st Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment: Columns 65, 84: 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment : Columns 47, 74: 7th Battalion Royal Leicestershire Regiment: Support: 54th Field Company Royal Engineers : Medical Detachment : 16th British Infantry Brigade: Commander: Brigadier B.E. Up to 27 October 1917, this was known as 12th Young Soldier Battalion and had no regimental affiliation. This site provides an online presence for all matters of interest connected with the Regiment, which was founded in 1688 and served with distinction around the world until being merged into The Royal Anglian Regiment in 1964. 3rd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Major-Gen T. O. Marden's A Short History of the 6th Division gives very broad overview. 4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Moved to Barnard Castle in June 1915 and in November 1915 went to Rugeley Camp at Cannock Chase. 20th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). L-S. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.T-Z. 20 February 1918 : disbanded in France. 8th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 14th (Service) Battalion 16th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. They proceeded to France on the 10th of September 1914, landing at St Nazaire. Part of Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, North Midland Division. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. In January 1918 it went to 207th Brigade of 69th Division at Clipstone Camp but by April 1918 had moved to Thoresby. 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 29 June 1918 : transferred to 25th Division and returned to England. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. They were mobilsed with 16th Brigade and returned to England, where 6th Division concentrated near Cambridge for training. Physical description: 43 FILES Immediate source of acquisition: 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). I-M. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Age 20. 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 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