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British West Indies Regiment

Formation The regular West India Regiment long pre-dated the Great War. Its 1st Battalion, based at Freetown, sent a detachment for service in German Cameroons. 2nd Battalion saw much service in the West and East…


Suffolk Regiment

Regimental depot Bury St Edmunds Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : on garrison duty in Khartoum, Sudan. Returned to England 23 October 1914. 17 November 1914 : came under command of…


Bedfordshire Regiment

Regimental Depot Kempston Barracks, Bedford Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Mullingar in Ireland. Part of 15th Brigade, 5th Division. Landed in France on 15 August 1914. 2nd Battalion August…


London Regiment

The London Regiment was unusual. Not only were all of its battalions of the Territorial Force (although the first four were affiliated to the other City of London regiment, the all-regular Royal Fusiliers) but each…


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…


Royal Sussex Regiment

Regimental Depot The Barracks, Chichester. Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Peshawar. Part of 1st (Peshawar) Brigade, 1st (Peshawar) Division of Indian Army. Remained in India throughout the war. Moved…


Leicestershire Regiment

Today’s professional rugby football team in the city of Leicester is known as the Tigers. This has a regimental connection. In 1825 the regiment, which at the time was known as the 17th Foot, was…


Manchester Regiment

Regimental Depot Ladysmith Barracks (formerly Wellington Barracks), Ashton-under-Lyne Battalions of the Regular Army 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Jullundur, India. Part of the 8th (Jullundur) Brigade in 3rd (Lahore) Division. This Division left India…


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Surrey Yeomanry (Queen Mary’s Regiment)

The regiment was formed on the creation of the Territorial Force in April 1908. It was headquartered at Melbourne House, King’s Avenue, Clapham Park with the squadrons being headquartered as shown below. In 1914 it…


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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…