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Military hospitals in the British Isles 1914-1918

The flow of casualties from the various theatres of war soon overwhelmed the existing medical facilities in Great Britain and Ireland. Many civilian hospitals and large buildings were turned over to military use. This listing…


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Legends, myths and realities – the Christmas Truce, 1914

The Christmas Truce in France and Flanders, 1914 Between 14 and 21 December 1914 the British Expeditionary Force took part in several localised attacks, all of which failed with heavy casualties, and were attacked at…


The Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment)

Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : at Woolwich. 11 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre as Lines of Communication troops. 22 August 1914 : came under command of 19th Infantry…


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Staffordshire Yeomanry (Queen’s Own Royal Regiment)

The regiment was formed on the creation of the Territorial Force in April 1908 and placed under orders of the North Midland Mounted Brigade. It was headquartered at Bailey Street in Stafford with the squadrons…


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Newfoundland Regiment

The island of Newfoundland was established as a British colony in 1583. By 1914 it was a self-governing British Dominion. More than 3000 Newfoundlanders saw service in the Great War. It became part of Canada…



Territorial Force Depots

A number describing a TF Depot is often seen mentioned in the service records of a soldiers who served in units of the Territorial Force. The table below describes all of the depots as listed…



King’s (Liverpool Regiment)

Regimental Depot Seaforth Barracks Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Aldershot. Part of 6th Brigade, 2nd Division. Landed at Le Havre 13 August 1914. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in…