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HISTORY OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS. THE LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR

by Colonel H. C. Wylly

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Published by Naval & Military Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8966161M
    ISBN 101847341411
    ISBN 109781847341419

    Introduction Edit Pre-war Edit. At the outbreak of the First World War, the Northumberland Fusiliers consisted of seven battalions. the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Regular Army – in common with all line infantry regiments of the British Army at this time, one was at home (1st Battalion at Portsmouth) and the other was overseas (2nd Battalion at Sabathu, India). Originally formed in June , the 2nd Battalion finally became a separate entity when embodied on 1st September of that year. It was not, of course, purely a battalion of new recruits, for with the reorganisation of the Regiment on a geographical basis those companies of the1st Battalion which existed in the northern half of the county were.

      Lt-Colonel Webb’s ‘ A History of the Services of the 17th (The Leicestershire) Regiment’ records, ‘The regiment sailed from Durban on the 7th November for Madras (from fighting in the South African Boer war), and arriving on the 30th, disembarked on the 1st December and proceeded to Fort George‘. Bandsman Olliffe arrived in. In the Second World War, the Hampshire Regiment had six battalions that fought abroad (the 1st, 2nd, 1/4th, 2/4th, 5th and 7th), whilst more battalions stayed at the end of the Second World War, 2, officers and men of the Hampshire Regiment had lost their lives. The 1st Battalion. The 1st Battalion, Hampshire Regiment was a Regular Army unit that was deployed on Garrison duties in.

    The Regiment raised a total of 18 Battalions in World War I and was awarded 62 Battle Honours, 7 Victoria Crosses and lost 6, men during the course of the war. 1st Battalion Stationed at Dublin as part of the 14th Brigade of the 5th Division. This is an original WW1 Leicestershire Regiment Cap Badge for sale. In good condition. Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military cap badges for sale including other Leicestershire Regiment cap badges.


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Samuel Earnest Smith 4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment Samuel Smith signed up on the 7th Novemberhe was born 9th January and so was only 17 on enlistment. He arrived in France on the 2nd of March with the 4th Battalion, Leicester Tigers.

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