2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 12 May 1915 : formation became the 138th Brigade, 46th (North Midland) Division. 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. April 1915 : transferred to 110th Brigade, 37th Division. Physical description: 43 FILES Immediate source of acquisition: 7th (Pioneer) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 4th Battalion, The Quuen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 6th (Service) Battalion In January 1918 it went to 207th Brigade of 69th Division at Clipstone Camp but by April 1918 had moved to Thoresby. 4th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). S-V. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. In terms of commemoration William is remembered in a number of places, including: On the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database. 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. 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 … 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Become a supporter of the Long, Long Trail. Search our Database of Individual Records. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Major-Gen T. O. Marden's A Short History of the 6th Division gives very broad overview. Royal Leicestershire Regiment, 1946-1964. In January 1918 it went to 207th Brigade of 69th Division at Clipstone Camp but by April 1918 had moved to Thoresby. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 2/5th Battalion 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Formed at Leicester in October 1915 by the Mayor and a local committee. ), 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. Soon moved to Luton and by November 1914 was at Bishop’s Stortford. Pte. 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Retaking … Formed at Leicester and Loughborough respectively in early 1915. Landed in France on 29 July 1915. A basic recruit training unit based at Rugeley Camp, it was part of 1st Reserve Brigade. Died of a bullet wound received on 06-06-1915 & died while being transferred to Lindenhoek Dressing Station. William John Nixon 1st Btn. A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. 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. 2/4th Battalion 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Until the 1st April 1908, the 4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment had been the 1st Volunteer Battalion, originally raised in 1859. 28th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 19th August : Mailly-Maillet. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT. They were mobilsed with 16th Brigade and returned to England, where 6th Division concentrated near Cambridge for training. 1st Battalion,Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. A-K. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment L-Z. 1940 - 1944: Thirteen battalions of the Regiment formed the local Home Guard for the defence of the City and County. 14th September : In front line South-East of Ginchy. The regiment began to be popularly called the Tigers and the name had since stuck. 12th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. No personal details are collected. Landed at Le Havre 3 March 1915. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment : 1881 to 1913: 1914 to 1921: 1922 to 1937. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. Find great deals for Leicestershire Regiment 1st Volunteer Battalion & Hindoostan Cap Badge WW1. Battalions of the Regular Army. 9th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Remembered Today: 1st Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Stone Inscription :- "Fondlt Remembered By All". 8 April 1916 : became 4th and 5th Reserve Battalions and by now were at Grantham. 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's, (W.R.R.). 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 1946 to 1970 : The first establishment of the British Regular Army dates from 1661, and one of the first Regiments in it was the Coldstream Guards. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 3rd Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 18th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. You could try History of the 1st and 2nd Battalions: The Leicestershire Regiment in the Great War by H.C. 28 June 1918 : reduced to cadre strength, surplus men going to 7th Bn. 8th battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 12 October 1914 : Division landed at Marseil… 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 2nd Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 8th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). March 1916 : landed in France. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Formed at Leicester in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached as Army Troops to 9th (Scottish) Division. 8th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 1st Battalion. A training unit based at Witham in Essex, it was part of 218th Brigade in 73rd Division. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 20th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Age 20. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Fermoy, Ireland. 14th-19th August : In line in front of Beaumont-Hamel. 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. H-L. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 17 November 1915 : transferred to 71st Brigade in same Division. 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. This has a regimental connection. 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 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. Age 26. L-Z. 5th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 24 November 1914. Use the form on the left to search through our extensive database of records. 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st (Home Service) Garrison Battalion 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 6th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Formed at Easington in May 1916. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Ga naar zoeken Ga naar hoofdinhoud. Became part of 2nd Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, 2nd North Midland Division. August 1917, converted into 9th Bn, the Royal Defence Corps. August 1914 : in Fermoy, Ireland. W-Z. Formed at Aldeburgh in June 1918, absorbing the cadre of the 2/4th Bn. A training unit, it remained in UK throughout the war. They proceeded to France on the 10th of September 1914, landing at St Nazaire. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 51st (Graduated) Battalion 12th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. L-Z. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. 3rd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Leicestershire Regiment 1914-1918. By nigatt, 9 May , 2010 in Soldiers and their units. 11th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 3rd Battalion, King's On Scottish Borderers. Before that it had been 13th (Reserve) Battalion of the Sherwood Foresters. Pte. 1938 to 1942. Leicestershire Regiment (d.25th Oct 1914) William Nixon was born in Oakham County in October 1885. August 1914 : in Loughborough. Dispatched with Royal Mail 2nd Class Large Letter. 2nd Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 10th (Reserve) Battalion 18th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 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. 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 12th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 10 April 1915 : converted into a Reserve battalion and Brigade became 1st Reserve Brigade. 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 17th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 19th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. This includes cookies that track any click through to affiliate links and advertisers that appear on this site. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Part of 16th Brigade, 6th Division. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). T-V. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. October 1916 : landed in France, moved to Third Army. 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Packhorse Farm Shrine Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. History Formation. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Ranikhet. A738 Sergeant William Smart of Cleethorpes, wounded 13 October 1915. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. A738 Sergeant William Smart of Cleethorpes, wounded 13 October 1915. None so far that would relate to the man from Barwell. 12th September : Trônes Wood. lekker winkelen zonder zorgen. A-G. 10h Battalion, Lincolnshire Regient. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 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. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 1/5th Battalion 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). A-K. Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Later moved to Catterick and on to North Coates and Louth. ... 1st Battalion 04.08.1914 Stationed at Fermoy, Ireland as part of the 16th Brigade of the 6th 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 Early December 1915 moved to Basra in Mesopotamia, rejoining 7th (Meerut) Division. Moved on 19 August 1914 to Cambridge and landed at St Nazaire on 10 September 1914. 12th (Reserve) Battalion Formed at Leicester in September 1914 as part of K2 and attached as Army Troops to 15th (Scottish) Division. previous. 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 3 February 1918 : disbanded in France. 5th August : Maily-Maillet Wood. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Moved on 19 August 1914 to Cambridge and landed at St Nazaire on 10 September 1914. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1 September 1916 : converted into 83rd Training Reserve Battalion of 19th Reserve Brigade. 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 9 November 1914. Up to 26 October 1917, this was known as 261st Graduated Battalion and had no regimental affiliation. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 10th Battalion, Royal Warickshire Regiment. The 2nd Battalion, East Surrey Regiment and 1st Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment were amalgamated to form the ‘British Battalion’ during World War II. 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, The Kings, (Livrpool Regiment). 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 1943 to 1945. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 1st Volunteer Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Cap Badge ,Wm,original condition. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Record same as 8th Bn. Battalions of the Regular Army. Landed in France 30 July 1918. 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. William John Nixon 1st Btn. 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 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. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 24 February 1917 : landed in France. 10th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). January 1917 : returned to England and moved to Fovant. A-C. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.D-H. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. L-Z. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 4th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Part of Lincoln and Leicester Brigade, North Midland Division. 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 52nd (Graduated) Battalion 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. A-K. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 22nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. 11th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion I-M. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. 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. N-R. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. In 1825 the regiment, which at the time was known as the 17th Foot, was given the honour of wearing the insignia of a tiger superimposed with the word “Hindoostan”, in recognition of its long stint in India between 1804 and1823. 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 3rd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. August 1914 : in Leicester. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). L-Z. A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 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. I-M. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st/4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Landed at Le Havre 28 February 1915. 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire 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. 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. Moved in January 1915 to Luton and by July 1915 was at St Albans. Sunday 24-03-1918. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Courtesy of Steve Bramley. 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. 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 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. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. A training unit based at Ipswich, it was part of 216th Brigade in 72nd Division. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. April 1915 : transferred to 110th Brigade, 37th Division and record thereafter same as 6th Bn. 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. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. E-G. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Shop with confidence on eBay! 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 Formed at Leicester in September 1914 as a second line unit. 12 October 1914 : Division landed at Marseilles for service in France. 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. Record same as 2/4th Bn. 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. Moved on 19 August 1914 to Cambridge and landed at St Nazaire on 10 September 1914. In Leicestershire, the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Leicestershire 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. On 1 September 1916, 4th absorbed 5th. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). In September 1918 it moved to 208th Brigade in the same Division and location. 2nd Battalion 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). August 1914 : in Leicester. 1st Battalion: 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. HISTORY OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS. 11th (Service) Battalion (Midland Pioneers) P (Soar Valley) Company, 1st Volunteer Battalion Leicestershire Regiment 1900 - 1908 Introduction In the latter years of the 19th Century there were major changes in the organisation of the army’s reserves. 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