You signify acceptance of our use of cookies when you click the Accept button or by your continued use of the site. A738 Sergeant William Smart of Cleethorpes, wounded 13 October 1915. 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Hawke Battalion, Royal naval Division. 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 1ST BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT LANDED IN NORMANDY 3RD JULY 1944. Up to 27 October 1917, this was known as 267th Graduated Battalion and had no regimental affiliation. Search our Database of Individual Records. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Large Letter. A708 Sergeant Harold Lionel Matthews of Louth, B Company, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed 13 October 1915, aged 21. Moved on 19 August 1914 to Cambridge and landed at St Nazaire on 10 September 1914. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Leicestershire Regiment (d.25th Oct 1914) William Nixon was born in Oakham County in October 1885. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 3rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). In WW1, the Leicester Brigade (110th Brigade of 21st Division) was known as the Tigers Brigade. 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. In 1880 the Administrative Battalion was consolidated as the 1st Leicestershire RVC, of two battalions, and on 1 July the following year, as part of the Childers reforms, it became the Volunteer Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment, changing its title in February 1883 to 1st Volunteer Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. William John Nixon 1st Btn. 51st (Graduated) Battalion 1 April 1916 : came under orders of 6th Division as a Pioneer Battalion. Up to 26 October 1917, this was known as 261st Graduated Battalion and had no regimental affiliation. 3rd (Reserve) Battalion 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The first entry appears in the book for 34 Casualty Clearing Station which was located at Tincourt, near Peronne (Casualty Clearing Stations were part of the casualty evacuation chain, further back from the front line than the First Aid Posts and Field Ambulances). L-Z. A training unit based at Witham in Essex, it was part of 218th Brigade in 73rd Division. I-M. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. R-S. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Use the form on the left to search through our extensive database of records. The battalion was headquartered at Oxford Street, Leicester and its eight companies drew men from the following areas: Before that it had been 13th (Reserve) Battalion of the Sherwood Foresters. 10th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Review of new guide to Arras battlefields, Review of “Thousands of heroes have arisen”, Evacuation of casualties from the Somme 1916. These cookies do not store any personal information. Men went to 6th, 7th, 8th and 11th Bns and some to VIII Corps Reinforcement Camp for posting to other units.Some went to 20th Entrenching Battalion. Become a supporter of the Long, Long Trail. 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Hi Peter and all, I have been looking through copies of the "Green Tiger" As Burdett is a common name in the Leicestershire Regiment there are quite a few entries. 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. They were mobilsed with 16th Brigade and returned to England, where 6th Division concentrated near Cambridge for training. In terms of commemoration William is remembered in a number of places, including: On the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 12th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 12 May 1915 : formation became the 138th Brigade, 46th (North Midland) Division. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. 7 July 1918 : cadre transferred to 14th West Riding Regiment. 12th September : Trônes Wood. 11th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 7 July 1916 : transferred with Brigade to 21st Division. 4th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. A training unit, it remained in UK throughout the war. Have you a Tiger in your family? Soon moved to Luton and by November 1914 was at Bishop’s Stortford. 1st Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 24 February 1917 : landed in France. LEICESTER'S CASUALTIES NORMANDY - 23RD AUGUST 1944. In September 1918 it moved to 208th Brigade in the same Division and location. At some point thereafter it moved to “F” Lines, Hipswell Camp, Catterick and may later have been at Clipstone Camp. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. 8th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Packhorse Farm Shrine Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. In January 1918 it went to 207th Brigade of 69th Division at Clipstone Camp but by April 1918 had moved to Thoresby. 1st. 19th August : Mailly-Maillet. In 1964 the East Anglian Brigade was reorganised to become a single Regiment ‘The Royal Anglian Regiment’ of which the ‘Vikings’ became the 1st Battalion. Age 26. 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Moved to Barnard Castle in June 1915 and in November 1915 went to Rugeley Camp at Cannock Chase. ... 1st Battalion 04.08.1914 Stationed at Fermoy, Ireland as part of the 16th Brigade of the 6th Division. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Physical description: 43 FILES Immediate source of acquisition: 18th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Became part of 2nd Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, 2nd North Midland Division. 1938 to 1942. A-C. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.D-H. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. It thus formed part of the brigade of General Penn Symons, the other battalions being the 1st King's Royal Rifles, 1st Royal Irish Fusiliers, and 2nd Dublin Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). N-R. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Leicestershire Regiment 1914-1918. 18th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Part of 20th (Garhwal) Infantry Brigade, 7th (Meerut) Division of the Indian Army. 4th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Britain Formally Declares War on Turkey. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Royal Leicestershire Regiment, 1946-1964. August 1914 : in Leicester. 1/5th Battalion 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. The regiment was granted the “Royal” title in 1946. Review of “With valour and distinction” – a history of 2nd Battalion, Jonathan Capewell’s regimental website WW1tigers.com, Copyright 2021 | Chris Baker | Leamington Spa UK. The 8th battalion The Leicestershire Regiment, formed from the 50th holding battalion at Burbage, Hinckley during 1940, made up mainly of war time conscripts, was posted to Norfolk in the early days of World … 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Today’s professional rugby football team in the city of Leicester is known as the Tigers. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment Page 2 of 4 foot was injured or wounded. April 1916: moved to Ireland. 28th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He later transferred to the 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment and after the war, was a long-standing - and ultimately the last surviving - member of the Chelmsford Branch of the Old Contemptibles' Association. 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 3/4th and 3/5th Battalions Landed in France on 29 July 1915. 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. W-Z. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. L-Z. The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 4th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 8th Battalion, Black Watch, (Royal Highlanders). Soon moved to Luton and by November 1914 was at Bishop’s Stortford. Landed at Le Havre 3 March 1915. 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6 DIVISION 71 Infantry Brigade Leicestershire Regiment 1st Battalion (Paperback). Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. Record same as 6th Bn. 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Leicestershire Regiment 1914-1918. 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. The regiment was formed on 1 September 1964 as the first of the new large infantry regiments, through the amalgamation of the four regiments of the East Anglian Brigade:. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. He joined up in 1905 and served in India and then France with the 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Battalions of the Regular Army. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy, Ireland. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. Moved on 19 August 1914 to Cambridge and landed at St Nazaire on 10 September 1914. Formed at Leicester in September 1914 as part of K3 and attached as Army Troops to 23rd Division. THE LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR by Colonel H. C. Wylly at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 1847341411 - ISBN 13: 9781847341419 - Naval & Military Press - 2006 - Hardcover Formed at Leicester in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached as Army Troops to 9th (Scottish) Division. OCTOBER 1914 5 November 1914. 4th (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 17th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). L-Z. William John Nixon 1st Btn. A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 21st (Labour) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 7th (Service) Battalion M-P. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. in memory of the officers and soldiers / of 1st batt-17th of the (leicestershire) regiment / of foot who lost their lives in / the afghanistan campaign 1878 - 1879. 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. 26 June 1918 : came under orders of 47th Brigade, 16th Division which was reforming at Aldershot. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. ), 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Formed at Leicester in September 1914 as part of K2 and attached as Army Troops to 15th (Scottish) Division. 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 7th (Pioneer) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 11th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Stone Inscription :- "Fondlt Remembered By All". 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. This image was created and shared by: John E Scurr. 10th (Reserve) Battalion 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. 6th (Service) Battalion 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. Moved within a few days of declaration of war to Portsmouth but by May 1915 was at Patrington near Hull, for duty with the Humber Garrison. 1st Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). This site provides an online presence for all matters of interest connected with the Regiment, which was founded in 1688 and served with distinction around the world until being merged into The Royal Anglian Regiment in 1964. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Leicestershire Regiment Leicestershire Regiment, 1st Volunteer Battalion, White Metal Collar Badge £ 21.99 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 12 October 1914 : Division landed at Marseilles for service in France. 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 12 October 1914 : Division landed at Marseil… 1st Volunteer Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Cap Badge ,Wm,original condition. 14th (Service) Battalion August 1914 : in Leicester. 2nd Battalion,King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 8th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). On 1 September 1916, 4th absorbed 5th. 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Pte., 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment George Ernest Challands Private, Lance-Sergeant 2843, 240790, 1/5th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment; later 59811 16th Battalion, Yorks and Lancaster Regiment 1st Battalion 24 November 1914. Part of Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, North Midland Division. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Lagnicourt Hedge Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 1/4th Battalion 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). They were mobilsed with 16th Brigade and returned to England, where 6th Division concentrated near Cambridge for training. 20th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 3rd Dragoon Guards, (Prince of Wales's Own). 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. I did find a picture of the 2nd Battalion Leicestershire regt scouts during their time in India circa 1913. Part of Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, North Midland Division. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment Page 3 of 4 William’s mother, Mary Ann Clarke, was granted two pensions, one in May 1918 and another in November 1918. 28 June 1918 : reduced to cadre strength, surplus men going to 7th Bn. 17 November 1915 : transferred to 71st Brigade in same Division. L-Z. E-G. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. next. 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy, Ireland. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. April 1915 : transferred to 110th Brigade, 37th Division and record thereafter same as 6th Bn. 1688raised as Solomon Richard's Regiment of Foot in London; known until 1751 by the names of 8 other colonels 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. A basic recruit training unit based at Rugeley Camp, it was part of 1st Reserve Brigade. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. A-K. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 18th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. Formed at Easington in May 1916. The Leicestershire Regiment (Royal Leicestershire Regiment after 1946) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, with a history going back to 1688. 1 September 1916 : converted into 5th Training Reserve Battalion of 1st Reserve Brigade. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. W-Z. Ga naar zoeken Ga naar hoofdinhoud. Imperial War Museum image Q7104. 3rd Battalion, Oxford & Buckinham Light Infantry. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 20 June 1918 : absorbed by 14th Bn. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. They proceeded to France on the 10th of September 1914, landing at St Nazaire. Pte. 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 14th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment: Columns 65, 84: 2nd Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment : Columns 47, 74: 7th Battalion Royal Leicestershire Regiment: Support: 54th Field Company Royal Engineers : Medical Detachment : 16th British Infantry Brigade: Commander: Brigadier B.E. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. None so far that would relate to the man from Barwell. 14th-19th August : In line in front of Beaumont-Hamel. Record same as 1/4th Bn. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. A-K. Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 6th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 1st/4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Create your own unique website with customizable templates. A-K. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. April 1915 : transferred to 110th Brigade, 37th Division. 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. L-Z. A738 Sergeant William Smart of Cleethorpes, wounded 13 October 1915. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 12th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 1943 to 1945. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 5th August : Maily-Maillet Wood. In 1964, The Royal Leicestershire Regiment was amalgamated with Norfolk and Suffolk Regiment and the Duchess of Gloucester's Own Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire Regiment to become The Royal Anglian Regiment. 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's, (W.R.R.). Later moved to Catterick and on to North Coates and Louth. 4th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. W-Z. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Husband of Gertrude Rowley of Bull Head Street, Wigston, Leicester, UK. 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Early December 1915 moved to Basra in Mesopotamia, rejoining 7th (Meerut) Division. 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. Soldiers Died in the Great War,1914-19: The Leicestershire Regiment: LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT: Battalion Unknown Anderson N M Lt : Short Record Of Service Barrington-Brown H Captain DSO : Photo Denny W A Pte : Short Record Of Service Dods W H G Lt : Photo Douglas G H Pte : Short Record Of Service Hinch F Pte : Short Record Of Service Locke A H Pte : Newspaper Photo Monday 07-06-1915. Before that it had been 15th Battalion of the Training Reserve and up to September 1916 had been the 13th (Reserve) Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Condition is "Used". August 1914 : in Loughborough. 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, Record Office for, not available at The National Archives Language: English Creator: Leicestershire Regiment, 1881-1946. The Royal Leicester’s became the 4th Battalion, which was reduced to Company strength as ‘Tiger Company’ in 1970, and finally disbanded in 1975, the Regiment thereafter consisting of three Regular Battalions. 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 8 May 1918 : reduced to cadre strength and returned to England with 16th Division. 9 November 1914. 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 1ST BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT LANDED IN NORMANDY 3RD JULY 1944. 1st Battalion, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). 3ed (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. By nigatt, 9 May , 2010 in Soldiers and their units. A708 Sergeant Harold Lionel Matthews of Louth, B Company, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, killed 13 October 1915, aged 21. 52nd (Graduated) Battalion 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Record same as 2/4th Bn. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. 6th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). A training unit based at Ipswich, it was part of 216th Brigade in 72nd Division. 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). HISTORY OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS. 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. I-M. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. Died of a bullet wound received on 06-06-1915 & died while being transferred to Lindenhoek Dressing Station. A-E. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). Soldiers Died in the Great War,1914-19: The Leicestershire Regiment: LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT: Battalion Unknown Anderson N M Lt : Short Record Of Service Barrington-Brown H Captain DSO : Photo Denny W A Pte : Short Record Of Service Dods W H G Lt : Photo Douglas G H Pte : Short Record Of Service Hinch F Pte : Short Record Of Service Locke A H Pte : Newspaper … The 8th battalion The Leicestershire Regiment, formed from the 50th holding battalion at Burbage, Hinckley during 1940, made up mainly of war time conscripts, was posted to Norfolk in the early days of World War Two. 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Remembered Today: 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 29 June 1918 : transferred to 25th Division and returned to England. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). April 1915 : transferred to 110th Brigade, 37th Division. He joined up in 1905 and served in India and then France with the 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Formed at Portsmouth in November 1914 as a Service battalion for K4 and came under orders of 96th Brigade, original 32nd Division. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Landed at Le Havre 28 February 1915. 20 February 1918 : disbanded in France. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 3rd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. 8 April 1916 : became 4th and 5th Reserve Battalions and by now were at Grantham. 1st Leicestershire Regiment This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection. Shop with confidence on eBay! Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment were in Fermoy when war broke out in August 1914. August 1917, converted into 9th Bn, the Royal Defence Corps. L-Z. 3rd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West surrey Regiment). 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). August 1915 : formation became the 177th Brigade, 59th (2nd North Midland) Division. 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 11th (Service) Battalion (Midland Pioneers) In September 1918 it moved to 208th Brigade in the same Division and location. 2/4th Battalion 1st Battalion. 1940 - 1944: Thirteen battalions of the Regiment formed the local Home Guard for the defence of the City and County. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. History Formation. 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 12th (Reserve) Battalion Battalions of the Regular Army. 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. The Long, Long Trail website uses cookies only to make sure the site works and to improve your experience as a user. L-Z. 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Find great deals for Leicestershire Regiment 1st Volunteer Battalion & Hindoostan Cap Badge WW1. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Sunday 24-03-1918. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Royal Warickshire Regiment. Men of the 4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment (46th Division) firing at German snipers and machine gunners on the edge of the Bois de Riquerval near Bohain, 10 October 1918. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. January 1917 : returned to England and moved to Fovant. 9th (Service) Battalion Leicestershire Regiment during WW2 WW2 Battalions of the Leicestershire Regiment By the time the war ended, the Regiment Battalions had served in action in every theatre of the war. Formed at Leicester in October 1915 by the Mayor and a local committee. 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