14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 28th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster 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. 3rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). The 13th and 14th York & Lancasters (1st and 2nd Barnsley Pals) were to support the two leading battalions. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). East Lancashire Regiment, Pte. 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 22nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 4th (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Christmas Gift Subscription now available. https://www.tameside.gov.uk/MuseumsandGalleries/Territorial-Force-1914-1919 Thomas Maugham 11th Btn. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 19th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st Battalion, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). F-K. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Records of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 6th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment(. 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 3rd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West surrey Regiment). ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. This memorial to the 1st Battalion stands on the site of their attack on the Sucrerie at Cerny-en-Laonnois in September 1914. 19th Battalion (3rd Salford Pals Bn) (Pioneers) 3rd Battalion. 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) 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. Remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial, which bears the names of men lost without trace. ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. (d.1st Nov 1916), Kemp James B.. Pte. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 18th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. 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.. 7th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 10th Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire 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. 12th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Btn. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources. 14th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. I-M. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire 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. A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. The 2nd Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was formed on the same day from the old 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot. 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. 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Pte. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Author/Compiler: Title: Publisher: Officers of the Regiment. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. This enemy was greater in number and these numbers needed to be matched as closely as possible. 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. 1st 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.. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 53 in the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension in France. East Lancashire Regiment during WW2 During WW2 The East Lancashire regiment had 7 serving battalions. Courtesy of Paul Hughes. 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. The division was embodied upon the outbreak of war. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 7th Battalion: The Battalion was in India and served mainly on the North-West Frontier. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The war station was intended to be Ireland, but due to its pacific state, the intended move did not materialise. A-K. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Henry Bernard Robinson 8th Btn. 6th Infantry Labour Company., Devonshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Library contains many many diary entries, personal letters and other documents, all transcribed into plain text. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). to help with the costs of keeping the site running. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 1st Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire 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. 4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 18th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. A-E. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 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 . Territorial battalions raised second line battalions which would be numbered 2/4th, 2/5th and 2/6th, initially from men who did not volunteer for overseas s… please Add a Name to this List Served 4 years in Queen Victoria's Rifles. After a brief period at their drill halls, the various units proceeded to large tented camps at Turton Bottoms (near Bolton), Chesham (near Bury) and Holingworth Lake, Littleborough (near Rochdale). The Chorley Pals formed 'Y' Company, 11th (Accrington Pals) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 12th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 1940: Returned to the UK. Veterans of the 8th East Lancs always remembered the 'Fonky' sector as the place where the battalion developed its own identity, became familiar with the local area and lost its first casualties. 6th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 20th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 24th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. History. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. (d.16th November 1916), Sloane William Henry. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. William Turner: Pals. 10th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Robert enlisted in 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in Feb 1917. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. If you have a general question please post it on our Facebook page. 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. 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers. L-Z. 17th Battalion (1st South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/7th Battalion. Robert Ashworth 8th Btn. 4th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's, (W.R.R.). A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 30 October 1914 : cam… The 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was formed on 1st July 1881 from the old 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. L-Z. 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 17th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 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 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, British West Indies Regiment. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Friday 15-09-1916. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Like this page to receive our updates, add a comment or ask a question. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). East Lancashire Regiment (d.27th August 1916), An extract from the London Gazette, dated 28th March, 1916, records the following:- "For most conspicuous bravery. East Lancashire Regiment (d.29th May 1917), Pte. The Loyal North Lancashire and Suffolk both reported joining the battalion at Courcelles-le-Comte on 16 February 1918. 7 February 1918: transferred to 1st Brigade in same Division. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 13th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Notwithstanding his terrible injuries, Private Young continued endeavouring to effect the rescue upon which he had set his mind, and eventually succeeded with the aid of another soldier. 3ed (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers was part of the East Lancashire Division in Gallipoli. A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. A-K. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment L-Z. Son of Mrs Anna F.I. 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 4th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 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. 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 12th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. 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. H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. He was killed in battle on a Tuesday in July 1917 most probably on the 1st day of Passchendaele. A-C. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.D-H. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. Want to find out more about your relative's service? 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 19th Battalion (3rd Salford Pals Bn) (Pioneers) 3rd Battalion. Returned to England, landing at Southampton 30 October 1914. 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 3rd Battalion, Oxford & Buckinham Light Infantry. 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. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). ), 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 20th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. ... C Company, 1/4th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, being taken ashore by trawler, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915. 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 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 … 11th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). For more information please see our page on. 3rd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. East Lancashire Regiment (d.9th May 1917), Pte. L-Z. Burials in 1915: 24 May Sgt Bowden Frank aged 31 yrs, 8th/Lancashire Fusiliers (TF), was buried at Pembroke Military Cemetery. 3rd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 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 … 1943: The Battalion until the end of the war fought with the 8th Army in Italy, from Salerno to Rimini. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. East Lancashire Regiment (d.31st Jul 1917). Records of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 11th Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Landed at Le Havre 22 August 1914. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 4th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 4th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 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. 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Hawke Battalion, Royal naval Division. L-Z. H-L. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. L-Z. 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. 256 pp. L-S. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.T-Z. 12th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Lancashire's Forgotten Heroes, 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War by Stephen Barker (Illustrated 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. G750 East Lancashire Regiment pals, Lahane Studio, Walton Rd, Liverpool. B. 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Pte. The 37 th Division line was divided into two sectors. 6th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Further north, near Beaumont Hamel, 8th East Lancashires and 10th Loyal North Lancashires attacked side by side on the 15th November in the battle of the Ancre, but failed with severe casualties. - 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment during the Great War -. 8th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent 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.. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Want to know what life was like during the Great War? 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. The Barnsley Chronicle. Additional Bibliography for this Page. The personnel were asked to volunteer for overseas service, and the overwhelming majority did so, the deficiences made up of men from the National Rese… 8th Battalion, Black Watch, (Royal Highlanders). The 9th (Service) Battalion East Lancashire Regiment in Macedonia This battalion was part of 65th Brigade, 22nd Division and served in Macedonia from 1915 to 1919, taking part in both Battles of Doiran (1917 and 1918). Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 10th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 5th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). After initial training, he was sent to Belgium. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. S-V. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 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. 10th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. A-K. Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division. East Lancashire Regiment (d.23rd Sep 1917), 2nd Lt. Vernon Lee Walker 8th Btn. ===2nd/8th Battalion=== This Second-Line TA Battalion began the war in 66th (2nd East Lancashire) Division and later transferred to 55th (West Lancashire) Infantry 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, 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 9th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. It did not eave the UK. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire 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.. 23rd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. The 1st/8th Lancashire Fusiliers 1915 – 1st/8th Lancashire. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. The attack was to be led by the 11th East Lancashires on the right and the 12th York & Lancasters (Sheffield City Battalion) on the left. Moved to Harrow on 18 August. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Edward Draper Eastwood 6th Btn East Lancashire Regiment (d.27th February 1917), Sgt. ), 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 16th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. 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. W-Z. (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. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. The XXth Regiment of Foot" 12th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 8th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 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. 3rd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. L-Z. The Battalion added many honours to the history of the Regiment. 3rd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). The battalion was to service this part of the line until the early days of July 1916. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 14th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Under command of 2nd Brigade in 1st Division. After heavy casualties the battalion was disbanded early in 1918. Samuel Thomas Buckley 8th Btn. 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