7th (Pioneer) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. Courtesy of Paul Hughes. East Lancashire Regiment (d.23rd Sep 1917), 2nd Lt. Vernon Lee Walker 8th Btn. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 3rd Dragoon Guards, (Prince of Wales's Own). 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Formed at Preston in September 1914. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. East Lancashire Regiment (d.9th May 1917), Pte. 6th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment(. Samuel Thomas Buckley 8th Btn. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The Battalion started its life in Fulwood Barracks, Preston, in late August 1914 and in early September 1,000 men moved to billets in Lewes and Eastbourne. 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 3rd Battalion, King's On Scottish Borderers. - 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment during the Great War -. G750 East Lancashire Regiment pals, Lahane Studio, Walton Rd, Liverpool. History. Lancashire's Forgotten Heroes, 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War by Stephen Barker (Illustrated 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 8th Lancashire Fusiliers 126th Brigade 4th East Lancashire Regiment 5th East Lancashire Regiment 9th Manchester Regiment 10th Manchester Regiment 127th Brigade ... Nelson Battalion Hawke Battalion Hood Battalion 2nd Naval Brigade 1st Battalion Royal Marine Light Infantry (RMLI) 12th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Edward Draper Eastwood 6th Btn East Lancashire Regiment (d.27th February 1917), Sgt. The 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers was part of the East Lancashire Division in Gallipoli. 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. W-Z. 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. L/Cpl. The XXth Regiment of Foot" 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). If you can provide any additional information, please add it here. The Commonwealth Debt of Honour Register records that Walter was the husband of Mrs W. Ormerod, of Hall Carr Cottages, Rawtenstall - though the Army Register of Soldiers' Effects records that his effects were left to his … 1st Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). (d.16th November 1916), Sloane William Henry. 256 pp. 20th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). A-K. Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. They trained at Codford and spent the winter in billets in Bournemouth from November 1914, when they became Divisional Troops with 25th Division. 21st (Labour) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. 6th Infantry Labour Company., Devonshire Regiment. Remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial, which bears the names of men lost without trace. The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Following a short period of training it went to the Western Front with other Kitchener battalions and endured a disastrous initiation at the Battle of Loos. 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 4th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. After heavy casualties the battalion was disbanded early in 1918. 1945: Moved to Burma, however, arriving too late to contribute to the defeat of Japan. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 28th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. The wounded Non-Commissioned Officer requested Private Young to get under cover, but he refused, and was almost immediately very seriously wounded by having both jaws shattered. Want to find out more about your relative's service? 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 8th battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions were normally Territorial Forcebattalions. 1st Battalion, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. It was then transferred to the experienced 3rd Division and fought with it on the Somme, at Arras and Ypres. 4th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. The 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was formed on 1st July 1881 from the old 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot. 12th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. A challenging task was set but within a short space of time scores of men enlisted to do their part and take on the might of the German Army and Central Powers, whether they were ready or not, mental… Henry Bernard Robinson 8th Btn. For more information please see our page on. 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6th Battalion. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. N-R. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 7th Battalion: The Battalion was in India and served mainly on the North-West Frontier. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. L-Z. W-Z. 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The 13th and 14th York & Lancasters (1st and 2nd Barnsley Pals) were to support the two leading battalions. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. The great fortitude, determination, courage, and devotion to duty displayed by this soldier could hardly be surpassed", Pte. Dedicated to the memory of the 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment Preston Pals War Memorial Dedicated to the memory of the Preston Pals (D Company, 7th (Service) Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, and the creation of a Memorial in their memory on Preston Station. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 19th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 24th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Aldershot. A-E. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. S-V. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. 30 October 1914 : cam… 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 13 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre. 7th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Pte. 1940: Returned to the UK. In typical British county regiments, the 1st and 2nd Battalions were regular army, the 3rd was the special reserve battalion which did not normally serve overseas but remained at home as the regimental depot and training unit from which replacemetns were sent to the regular battalions. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Hawke Battalion, Royal naval Division. Landed at Le Havre 22 August 1914. 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Sadly, after Robert's death, he was never ever mentioned in the family again. 3rd Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Records of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. Formed from surplus of six Service Battalions: 8th South Lancashire Regiment; 8th Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; 8th Bedfordshire Regiment; 9th Suffolk Regiment; 13th Cheshire Regiment and 14th Durham Light Infantry. please Add a Name to this List 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Pte. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. The Commonwealth Debt of Honour Register records that Walter was the husband of Mrs W. Ormerod, of Hall Carr Cottages, Rawtenstall - though the Army Register of Soldiers' Effects records that his effects were left to his … 14th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The Chorley Pals formed 'Y' Company, 11th (Accrington Pals) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. The war station was intended to be Ireland, but due to its pacific state, the intended move did not materialise. The battalion was to service this part of the line until the early days of July 1916. A German prisoner helps wounded British soldiers back from the front near Poziers on July 19, including Private RG Wood of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, second right 17th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Members of 8th Battalion The East Lancashire Regiment in the front line at Foncquevilliers, 1915 Origins The regiment was formed as the county regiment for East Lancashire in the 1881 Childers reforms, by amalgamating the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment and the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment . 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 3rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). (d.1st Nov 1916), Kemp James B.. Pte. 19th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 8th Battalion, Black Watch, (Royal Highlanders). ... C Company, 1/4th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, being taken ashore by trawler, Gallipoli, 9 … 4th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. The 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington) East Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. If you have already submitted a story to the site and your UID reference number is higher than 254107 your submission is still in the queue, please do not resubmit without contacting us first. 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. G750 East Lancashire Regiment pals, Lahane Studio, Walton Rd, Liverpool. 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's, (W.R.R.). 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Under command of 2nd Brigade in 1st Division. Thomas Maugham 11th Btn. 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Robert enlisted in 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in Feb 1917. 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 9th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. He then went unaided to the dressing station where it was discovered that he had also been wounded by a rifle bullet in the chest. 3rd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Bennet George Thomas. 19th Battalion (3rd Salford Pals Bn) (Pioneers) 3rd Battalion. 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. H-L. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 8th Btn. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 26 May 1918 : transferred to 183rd Brigade, 61st (2nd South Midland) Division. All names on this list have been submitted by relatives, friends, neighbours and others who wish to remember them, if you have any names to add or any recollections or photos of those listed, 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. 1st Battalion, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. It did not eave the UK. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Bangalore, India. 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Wijnberg, South Africa. 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 12th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. The 8th (Service) Battalion of the East Yorkshire Regiment (8th EYR), was a unit of 'Kitchener's Army' raised shortly after the outbreak of World War I. (d.15th July 1916), We are looking for volunteers to help with researching the activities of units of the Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers, Territorial Force, Regular Army, Pals Battalions, Kitchener's New Armies, Voluntary Organisations and the Ships of the Royal Navy. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. A copy of The History of the East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War 1914-1919 edited by Major General Sir N. Nicholson is held at Accrington Library and at the Lancashire Infantry Museum; click here for details of a recent reprint. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). Field-Marshal Lord Kitchener called for 100,000 men on 8 August1914 to help expand the British Armies in a fight against a formidable enemy. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. The Barnsley Chronicle. 22nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. W-Z. 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). L-Z. 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 6th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. 9th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Author/Compiler: Title: Publisher: Officers of the Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. The 42nd (East Lancashire) Division 1914-1918 East Lancashire Regiment 1914-19 (Regimental Histories of the Regiments of Lancashire S.) Accrington Pals: 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington), The East Lancashire Regiment Short Account of the Actions of the 42nd East Lancashire Regiment at Gallipoli from May 1st 1915 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Kennedy of Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London, UK & the late Captain A.C. Kennedy of 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was raised at Preston in September 1914 as part of Kitchener's Third New Army and joined 74th Brigade, 25th Division. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Colchester and part of 11th Brigade in 4th Division. 4th (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. I-M. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion,Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. A-G. 10h Battalion, Lincolnshire Regient. We are unable to provide individual research free of charge, but do offer a paid service at competitive rates, the small profit from these services will be put towards the costs of keeping this website running. The 2nd Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was formed on the same day from the old 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion,King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Remembering Walter Ormerod (Private 29126 - 8th Bn, East Lancashire Regiment), who died on 2 January 1917, and is buried in St Venant Communal Cemetery, France.. 12th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 10th Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. The Loyal North Lancashire and Suffolk both reported joining the battalion at Courcelles-le-Comte on 16 February 1918. 5th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). var switchTo5x=false;stLight.options({publisher:'fc03f239-3fa4-46a7-8533-9662428c321a'}); Please note we currently have a backlog of submitted material, our volunteers are working through this as quickly as possible and all names, stories and photos will be added to the site. We are now on Facebook. A-K. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment L-Z. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. L-Z. The 1st Battalion was formed from the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1702) and the 2nd Battalion from the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot (raised 1755) and the regiment was renamed the East Lancashire Regiment in July 1881.. 8th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 8th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment, (Post Office Rifles). 3rd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. L-Z. 10th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 53 in the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension in France. Christmas Gift Subscription now available. 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 11th Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 8th Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 16th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. The 1st Battalion was formed from the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1702) and the 2nd Battalion from the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot (raised 1755) and the regiment was renamed the East Lancashire Regiment in July 1881. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 18th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Pte. Courtesy of Paul Hughes. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Friday 15-09-1916. 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. East Lancashire Regiment (d.29th May 1917), Pte. The 37 th Division line was divided into two sectors. East Lancashire Regiment during WW2 During WW2 The East Lancashire regiment had 7 serving battalions. 10th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). I have visited the National Archives in Kew and obtained a copy of the War Diary for the 8th Btn of his unit in the month that he died. 5th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 8th Battalion (TF) 9th Battalion (TF) East Lancashire Regiment 1st and 2nd Battalions 3rd (Special Reserve) Battalion East Surrey Regiment 1st and 2nd Battalions 3rd and 4th Battalions East Surrey Regiment curiosities: 364* 10th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). to help with the costs of keeping the site running. The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 3ed (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 17th Battalion (1st South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/7th Battalion. A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. The 1st Battalion was formed from the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1702) and the 2nd Battalion from the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot (raised 1755) and the regiment was renamed the East Lancashire Regiment in July 1881.. N-R. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Robert Ashworth 8th Btn. 11th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. The 1st Battalion was formed from the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1702) and the 2nd Battalion from the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot (raised 1755) and the regiment was renamed the East Lancashire Regiment in July 1881.. 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 4th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. B. 5th Battalion, The Kings, (Livrpool Regiment). Burials in 1915: 24 May Sgt Bowden Frank aged 31 yrs, 8th/Lancashire Fusiliers (TF), was buried at Pembroke Military Cemetery. 6th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 17th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Age32. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. The regiment was first based in Hong Kong where both of its predecessor regiments had been based … 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. A-K. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. I-M. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. ), 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. Want to know what life was like during the Great War? A copy of The History of the East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War 1914-1919 edited by Major General Sir N. Nicholson is held at Accrington Library and at the Lancashire Infantry Museum; click here for details of a recent reprint. 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). 3rd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Against them, Serre was held by the 169th (8th Baden) Infantry Regiment. The Battalion added many honours to the history of the Regiment. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 3rd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West surrey Regiment). If the information here has been helpful or you have enjoyed reaching the stories please conside making a donation, no matter how small, would be much appreciated, annually we need to raise enough funds to pay for our web hosting or this site will vanish from the web. 5th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Like this page to receive our updates, add a comment or ask a question. 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. We currently have a huge backlog of stories and historical documents which need to be edited or transcribed for display online, if you have a good standard of written English, an interest in the two World Wars and a little time to spare online we would appreciate your help. William Young VC. This enemy was greater in number and these numbers needed to be matched as closely as possible. East Lancashire Regiment (d.31st Jul 1917). 1st (Regular) Battalion: 1940, 1944 – 1945: The Battalion during this time served in North West Europe; 2nd (Regular) Battalion: September 1939: The Battalion was in India at outbreak of war. ), 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). The 9th (Service) Battalion East Lancashire Regiment Like other ‘service’ battalions the 9th East Lancashires was raised from volunteers and embodied for the duration of the war only. A-C. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.D-H. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. On seeing that his Serjeant had been wounded he left his trench to attend to him under very heavy fire. 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 4th Battalion, The Quuen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). 8th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 18th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources. 11th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey regiment). The 6th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was raised at Preston in August 1914 as part of Kitchener's First New Army and joined 38th Brigade, 13th (Western) Division and trained at Lucknow Barracks, Tidworth spending the winter in billets at Winchester. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The regiment was formed, as a consequence of defence cuts instigated by the 1957 Defence White Paper, by the amalgamation of the 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment and the 1st Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) on 1 July 1958.. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. Kitchener New Army Battalion, (K2). L-Z. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). North Staffordshire Regiment. If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small 18th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. East Lancashire Regiment (d.8th July 1916) Joseph Richardson died of wounds on the 8th of July 1916, aged 33 and is buried in Plot 1. E-G. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. The division was embodied upon the outbreak of war. 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. A-K. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. After initial training, he was sent to Belgium. 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment).