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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…


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…


Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

Also known as the City of London Regiment, the Royal Fusiliers raised no fewer than 47 battalions for service in the Great War. This makes it the fifth largest after the London Regiment, Northumberland Fusiliers,…


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…


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…


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…


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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…