1st Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 12th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. In 1901 he was living with his parents in Chapel Lane, Winterton, but by 1911 … 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. After protracted negotiations with the War Office, agreement was reached in March 1913 that the Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion could be formed. 1st Battalion, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). 3rd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. [22], When the Germans invaded France and the Low Countries on 10 May 1940, the BEF moved forward to occupy pre-planned positions in Belgium (the Dyle Plan). 5th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. In May 1918 it was at Skegness where it remained until the end of the war. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). M-P. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. [8], In accordance with the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907 (7 Edw. There seems to have been an enthusiastic take-up in Northamptonshire with close to a thousand men joining the battalion by the end of that year. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 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The brigade took part in the Battle of the Ypres-Comines Canal (26 – 28 May)[22] but the rapid German breakthrough into France forced the BEF into a withdrawal to Dunkirk. 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 12th Division. 'S AND MEN OF THE 7TH (SERVICE) BATTALION NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGT. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (F Company) Boston Main Ridge 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (C Company) Gainsborough Spital Terrace, Temperance Hall 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (H Company) Grantham Lincolnshire Yeomanry (A Squadron) 4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (B Company) Grimsby Victoria Street North Pioneers of the 12th (Eastern) Division. August 1901 - Posted to "Details" of the Northamptonshire Regiment at Verne Citadel, Portland after training; May 1904 - 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment return from South Africa. [23] On 5 June 1942, 11th Infantry Brigade left the division and came under command of First Army, before joining the 78th "Battleaxe" Infantry Division on 22 June. [8], The 2nd Line battalion was formed in October 1914. 7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 7th Service battalion Northamptonshire Regiment - Resume of the War Diary from the month of December 1918 to May 1919, when it was disbanded. 2nd/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. [13] However, the Huntingdonshire Battalion was converted to infantry and on 7 February 1920 was reconstituted as 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment[d] with headquarters at Peterborough. ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Regimental History Committee, 1953 - Great Britain - 448 pages. What people are saying - Write a review. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. The battalion saw extensive service in the Second World War, fighting in France in 1940, Tunisia from 1942–43 and later Sicily and Italyfrom 1943–45 before … 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). Point 110 Old Military Cemetery, Fricourt, Somme, France. 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. L-Z. The original 14 divisions were reformed with the pre-war standard of three brigades of four battalions each, for a total of 168 battalions. ERECTED IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS, N.C.O. [19][f], The 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion mobilized on 1 September 1939[11] with the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division along with the rest of the Territorial Army when the German Army invaded Poland. These records are the unit war diaries of the British Army in the First World War and are held by The National Archives in record series WO 95. 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. T-V. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 4th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 Inscription legible? 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. F-K. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. This was achieved by either converting certain battalions to other roles, usually artillery or engineers, or by amalgamating pairs of battalions within a regiment. Jan 1915 Became a Pioneer Battalion of the 12th Division. In April 1901, it was redesignated as the 4th (Huntingdonshire) Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 5th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. A-G. 10h Battalion, Lincolnshire Regient. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). The History of the Northamptonshire Regiment, 1934-1948. 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Military Service: 2nd Lieutenant 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Rank: Private Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment Parents: Mr & Mrs Field Address: 162 Bohemian Road, St Leonards Other Info: At the Front.Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website. The regiment was initially based at Gibraltar Barracks in Northampton. 6th (Service) Battalion Private 18273, 5th (P) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Moved to Aldershot in February 1915. 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 18th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Formed in the Territorial Force in February 1914, it remained in the United Kingdom throughout the First World War. It took part in the Battle for Adrano (29 July – 3 August 1943). 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 17th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Based on Plymouth, the 5th recruited from the south-west of the county. Later, 3rd Line units were formed to act as reserves, providing trained replacements for the 1st and 2nd Lines. 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. An attempt to assassinate the French Emperor, Napoleon III, by Italian nationalists – the Orsini affair – had been linked to Britain as the bombs used in the attempt had been made and tested in England, coupled with the British Government's refusal to restrict the right of asylum. 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. [10] The battalion was disbanded on 12 December 1919. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. N-R. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). History of the raising of the 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, 48th & 58th Foot, and its records from the formation until it proceeded on active service, 14th Sept., 1914-31st August, 1915 7th (S.) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, 1914-1919 Mobbs' Own, The: The 7th Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment, 1914-18 3106, Private, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment James Emerson Proctor was born in Northamptonshire in 1894 and was the son of John Wattam & Lily PROCTOR. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. [6] The battalion was raised on 27 February 1914;[b] as such, it was the last battalion of the Territorial Force to be raised before the outbreak of the First World War. In 1916 it was at Scarborough and in June 1918 it was at Whitby where it remained until the end of the war. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Michael Basil Smith 6th Btn. [6] It was headquartered at St Mary’s Street in Huntingdon and had the following companies:[2], The battalion was in Eastern Command, unattached to any higher formation. 5th Battalion, The Kings, (Livrpool Regiment). 4th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. [7] It was to be used as mobile infantry, and for work on signals, scouting and similar activities. A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). [22][29][30][h], The battalion was transferred to Egypt on 17 July for rest and refitting, arriving back in Italy on 16 September. Killed in action killed in action 4 May 1917, Arras, age 21. [22][27], It next saw action as part of the Eighth Army[27] in the Allied invasion of Sicily, landing on 25 July 1943. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 9 talking about this. [24], The battalion left the United Kingdom on 16 October 1942 and deployed to French North Africa where it took part in Operation Torch, landing in Algeria on 9 November 1942. 5th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers) Formed at Northampton in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached as Army Troops to 12th (Eastern) Division. [j] It remained with the brigade in the United Kingdom for most of the war, including a considerable stint in Northern Ireland from June 1940 to February 1943. 2nd Battalion,King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). It remained in England throughout the war. From 1 October 1921 it was renamed as the Territorial Army. 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Volunteers for the 5th Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment at The Depot Barracks, Dorchester in August 1914. 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 5 Battalions / 877 names. A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Germans invaded France and the Low Countries, 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps, 50th (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers, R (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Battery, 438th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery, 45th (Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers, 69th (Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Royal Artillery, "The Huntingdonshire Battalion 1860-1961 at regiments.org by T.F.Mills", "The Hertfordshire Regiment T.A. He enlisted at Luton and served with 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment He died of his wounds on 3rd April 1918 and is buried in Namps-au-Val British Cemetery, Somme, France. In 1908, when the Volunteers became part of the newly formed Territorial Army, two longstanding Devon volunteer units merged to form the 5th (Territorial Force) Battalion of the Devonshire Regiment. L-S. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.T-Z. Mesopotamia, Iraq and North Persia: WO 95/4965-5288 3. 3rd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West surrey Regiment). 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). 8th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Moved to Shorncliffe but during Sep… The outbreak of war found them at their annual camp on Woodbury Common, Exeter. A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. [40] On 12 February, the battalion moved with the brigade to North West Europe where it remained until the end of the war[20] serving variously under the direct command of VIII, XII and I Corps. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. [11], The original 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment had originated as the 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps in 1860, had served in the Gallipoli and Sinai and Palestine Campaigns in the First World War and had been converted to a searchlight unit of the Royal Engineers in 1937 as the 50th (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers. Age 19. [21] The battalion remained with 11th Infantry Brigade for the rest of the war, serving alongside the 2nd Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers and the 1st Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, both Regular formations. Northamptonshire Regiment (d.3rd April 1918) Michael Smith, son of Mr. L B Smith, Linden House, Ampthill, Bedfordshire was born in Ampthill. 8th Battalion, Black Watch, (Royal Highlanders). It spent most of the war in Lincolnshire on coastal defence duties. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The Mobbs' Own the 7th Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment [1914-1918] Books The glorious Sixth a day to day history, recording the movements of the 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment … The division transferred to XIII Corps and took part in the First Battle of Monte Cassino (20 January – 20 March 1944), the Second Battle of Monte Cassino (11 – 18 May 1944), the advance up the Liri Valley (18 – 30 May) and the Battle for the Trasimene Line (20 – 30 June). 14th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. January 1915 : converted into Pioneer Battalion for same Division. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). [2], The Volunteer Force was reorganized and combined with the Yeomanry to form the Territorial Force on 1 April 1908. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). 317 names . 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. All available to download. After the war, in 1920, it was converted to infantry and became the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in the Territorial Army. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 16th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. 19th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). It left Sicily on 22 September for the Italian mainland and, other than a short period of rest in Egypt, served for the rest of the war on the Italian Front. Tuesday November 11th 1919, Royal Hotel, Kettering Format: mixed monochrome and sepia toned photographs Rights info: no known restrictions … L-Z. Photograph album owned by Captain V P Mobbs of 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment in France 1914-18. 2nd Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. W-Z. 31.07.1918 Absorbed by the 1/5th Battalion. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. ... 1st Northamptonshire Regiment. 6th Battalion. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). It took part in actions at the Tebourba Gap (1 – 10 December 1942), Oued Zarga (7 – 15 April 1943), the Medjez Plain (23 – 30 April), and the final battle for Tunis (5 – 12 May). Aged 25. ), 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 3ed (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Born in Stamford, Lincs.& enlisted in Kettering Buried in Vermelles British Cemetery. 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. [38][39], On 28 August 1944, it transferred to 115th Infantry Brigade and remained with the brigade for the rest of the war. This formation was the core of Force 135 which was planning the liberation of the Channel Islands. W-Z. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. Private 3163 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 54th Division. 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Published: January 1918 Please use the comments box below if you can provide more information about this person. [22][29][30], The battalion entered Austria on 8 May 1945, following the surrender of German forces in Italy. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. The 4th Northants Regiment was formed on the 1st April 1908, its initial composition largely drawn from men who had previously served with the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. It was later reduced to six companies. Feb 12915 Moved to Aldershot. Community. Back in V Corps, it took part in the final offensive in Italy (codenamed Operation Grapeshot) with the crossing of The Senio (9 – 12 April 1945) followed immediately by the Battle of the Argenta Gap (13 – 21 April). [12] In particular, based on war time experience, the Army decided to dispense with cyclists units and the existing battalions were either disbanded or converted to artillery or signals units. East Africa, Cameroon and West Africa: WO 95/5289-5388 Addition… 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. ... Battalion 19361939The 5th Battalion 19361939The new 4th Battalion 1939 . Northamptonshire Regiment (d.3rd April 1918) Michael Smith, son of Mr. L B Smith, Linden House, Ampthill, Bedfordshire was born in Ampthill. 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 12th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. France and Flanders: WO 95/1-3154, WO 95/3911-4193 and WO 95/5500 2. 12th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. [40], The 4th Battalion was placed in suspended animation[i] in Germany on 4 February 1946. G781 Pickard family, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Barton Herbert (standing left) son, Robert (seated centre). 4th Battalion, The Quuen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. They are not personal diaries (try the Imperial War Museumor Local Record Offices for those). 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 3rd Battalion, Oxford & Buckinham Light Infantry. Many new recruits, most of them Dorset men, rushed to enlist into the Dorsetshire Regiment in response to Kitchener's call for volunteers. No. [5], With the formation of the Territorial Force, Huntingdonshire was one of the few counties that did not have its own battalion. 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. [42], On 1 May 1961, the battalion amalgamated with R (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Battery, 438th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (the original 4th Battalion)[43] to form 4th/5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 6th (Service) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. [9], The battalion was mobilized on 4 August 1914 at the outbreak of the First World War and moved to its war station at Grimsby. 3rd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. yes Commemorations. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). [1] The first volunteer unit in Huntingdonshire was raised in Huntingdon in 1860 as the 1st Huntingdonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 27: THE CAMPAIGN IN FRANCE AND FLANDERS . [10] The battalion was disembodied on 14 April 1919. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. He enlisted at Luton and served with 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment He died of his wounds on 3rd April 1918 and is buried in Namps-au-Val British Cemetery, Somme, France. 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. The 183rd Brigade was part of the 61st Infantry Division (duplicate formation of the 48th (South Midland) Division). NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. [23] It spent the next two years in the United Kingdom on anti-invasion duties preparing for Operation Sea Lion, the planned German invasion of the United Kingdom which, fortunately, never happened. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 43: 6th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). W-Z. 3rd Dragoon Guards, (Prince of Wales's Own). Formed at Northampton in August 1914. 6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). In 1916 it was at Sutton-le-Marsh near Mablethorpe, in March 1917 at Alford and in July at Chapel St Leonards. 6th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). As part of the BEF's official policy to integrate Regular Army units into Territorial Army formations, on 29 January it transferred to 11th Infantry Brigade of the 4th Infantry Division, swapping places with the 1st Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 1st Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Pretty sure my Albert Brice of the Northamptonshire Regiment was wit... h the 5th Battalion. 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. [41] The battalion was formally reconstituted on 1 January 1947 at Peterborough, absorbing its wartime duplicate 4th Battalion at the same time. With the regular British Army stretched in the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny (May 1857 – June 1858), a popular movement saw the creation of the Volunteer Force. Original regiment Unit Becomes Labour Company number Men are renumbered from to; Royal Scots: 19th (Labour) Battalion: 1: 1: 600: ditto: ditto: 2: 601: 1200: Scottish Rifles 250 names . [11], The 3rd Line battalion was formed in 1915 to provide trained replacements for the 1st and 2nd Line battalions. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Once established, men of the two Huntingdonshire companies of the 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment were allowed to transfer and almost all did so. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 358 recorded WW1 deaths for the 5th (Service) Battalion, (Pioneers), Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. As a result, the battalion was amalgamated with 3rd Volunteer Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment to form 5th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 10th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Two days later, Britain and France declared war and the Second World War had begun. ), 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. W. J. Jervois. [19], Formed on 1 June 1939 at Wellingborough,[11] the new 4th Battalion was assigned on 6 November 1939 to the 183rd Infantry Brigade, serving alongside the 7th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment and the 10th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). A-K. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Aged 27 Husband of Caroline Davis of 3, George Street, Kettering. 54th Brigade / 18th (Eastern) Division. It continued to serve after the Second World War until May 1961 when it was amalgamated with the 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment to form the 4th/5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 30 May 1915 : landed in France. North Staffordshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Create your own unique website with customizable templates. [22] It remained in Austria on occupation duties[30] until it was placed in suspended animation[i] on 15 September 1946. 24th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 8th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 4th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. A-K. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. L-Z. L-Z. The 1st (Hertfordshire) and 2nd (Hertfordshire) Volunteer Battalions, The battalion should not be confused with the. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. [8] It was disbanded in March 1916 and the men were posted to 1/1st and 2/1st Battalions and to the Machine Gun Corps. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. [22][28], The battalion landed at Taranto and, with the division, advanced up the Adriatic coast under the command of V Corps. [18] Consequently, the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion formed the 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 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