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Welsh Regiment

Regimental Depot Cardiff Barracks Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Chakrata, India, part of Dehra Dun Brigade in Meerut Division. Returned to England, landing at Plymouth on 22 December 1914….


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53rd (Welsh) Division

The history of 53rd (Welsh) Division The Welsh Division was a formation of the Territorial Force. It was formed as a result of the reforms of the army carried out in 1908 under the Secretary…


Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Malta. Returned to England, landing at Southampton 3 September 1914. 3 September 1914 : came under orders of 22nd Brigade in 7th Division. Landed…


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38th (Welsh) Division

The history of 38th (Welsh) Division On 10 October 1914 official sanction was given for a Welsh Corps of two Divisions to be raised by public subscription. It is generally described as the “Welsh Army…


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68th (2nd Welsh) Division

History of the division Created as part of the formation of “2nd Line” reserves for the Territorial Force authorised on 31 August 1914 but did not come into existence until January 1915. Was the 2nd…


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Welsh Horse Yeomanry

The regiment did not exist before the Great War. It was formed in August 1914 under the administration of the GlamorganTerritorial Force Association. It was initially headquartered in Cardiff but later in 1914 it moved…



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Welsh Guards

1st Battalion Raised as a new regiment by Royal Warrant on 26 February 1915. Initially located at White City, moved to Sandown Park 28 April 1915. 18 August 1915: landed at Le Havre and came…


Cheshire Regiment

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Londonderry. Part of 15th Brigade in 5th Division. Landed at Le Havre 16 August 1914. The badge of the Cheshire Regiment as inscribed on…


Monmouthshire Regiment

This regiment was unusual in that it had no units of the regular army. All of its battalions were of the Territorial Force. 1/1st Battalion August 1914 : at Newport. Part of Welsh Border Brigade in…