8th battalion east lancashire regiment

Edward Draper Eastwood 6th Btn East Lancashire Regiment (d.27th February 1917), Sgt. 256 pp. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 28th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 12th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion: The Battalion was in India and served mainly on the North-West Frontier. Kitchener New Army Battalion, (K2). F-K. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. A-K. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). ), 5th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 10th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). The 2nd Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was formed on the same day from the old 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot. This enemy was greater in number and these numbers needed to be matched as closely as possible. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Sadly, after Robert's death, he was never ever mentioned in the family again. 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Lancashire's Forgotten Heroes, 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War by Stephen Barker (Illustrated Lancashire's Forgotten Heroes, 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War by Stephen Barker (Illustrated, 1 Sep 2008) Paperback on Amazon.com. 24th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). Library contains many many diary entries, personal letters and other documents, all transcribed into plain text. The 11th (Service) Battalion (Accrington) East Lancashire Regiment. 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. A-E. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 26 May 1918 : transferred to 183rd Brigade, 61st (2nd South Midland) Division. 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire 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. A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. 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, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). Records of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire 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. M-P. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 13 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 19th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Son of Mrs Anna F.I. 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 7th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 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. A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 9th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. East Lancashire Regiment (d.9th May 1917), Pte. Thomas Maugham 11th Btn. S-V. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 12th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). 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. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The XXth Regiment of Foot" W-Z. 8th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. William Turner: Pals. 8th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster 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. 10th Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Henry Bernard Robinson 8th Btn. 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 8th Btn. 5th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 17th Battalion (1st South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/7th Battalion. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. (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. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. Additional Bibliography for this Page. 1945: Moved to Burma, however, arriving too late to contribute to the defeat of Japan. A-C. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.D-H. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Bennet George Thomas. 10th Battalion, Royal Warickshire Regiment. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent 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. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. Pte. 8th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 18th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 3 November 1914 : Landed at Tanga, German East Africa, with the 2… 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. please Add a Name to this List ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. N-R. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 7th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Like this page to receive our updates, add a comment or ask a question. 19th Battalion (3rd Salford Pals Bn) (Pioneers) 3rd Battalion. 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 22nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire 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… The 13th and 14th York & Lancasters (1st and 2nd Barnsley Pals) were to support the two leading battalions. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 19th Battalion (3rd Salford Pals Bn) (Pioneers) 3rd Battalion. 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 20th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool 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) 18th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Pte. 10th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. The 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers was part of the East Lancashire Division in Gallipoli. 1st Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 11th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey regiment). Friday 15-09-1916. 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. They trained at Codford and spent the winter in billets in Bournemouth from November 1914, when they became Divisional Troops with 25th Division. I-M. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. 17th Battalion (1st South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/7th Battalion. 16th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The regiment was first based in Hong Kong where both of its predecessor regiments had been based … The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. Robert Ashworth 8th Btn. W-Z. 6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). https://www.tameside.gov.uk/MuseumsandGalleries/Territorial-Force-1914-1919 20th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). East Lancashire Regiment during WW2 During WW2 The East Lancashire regiment had 7 serving battalions. W-Z. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 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.. The 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions were normally Territorial Forcebattalions. 3rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). L-S. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.T-Z. 3rd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. ===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. After initial training, he was sent to Belgium. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Against them, Serre was held by the 169th (8th Baden) Infantry Regiment. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 1st (Garrison) Battalion, Hampshire Regiment. H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. 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. 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. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 7 February 1918: transferred to 1st Brigade in same Division. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 8th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. L/Cpl. 7th (Pioneer) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. 12th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. ... C Company, 1/4th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, being taken ashore by trawler, Gallipoli, 9 … 3rd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). 17th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. East Lancashire Regiment (d.31st Jul 1917). 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 5th Battalion, The Kings, (Livrpool Regiment). Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. The battalion was to service this part of the line until the early days of July 1916. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. History. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. ), 4th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 3rd Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. The war station was intended to be Ireland, but due to its pacific state, the intended move did not materialise. This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors. 6th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 9th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 11th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 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… 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 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 (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 1943: The Battalion until the end of the war fought with the 8th Army in Italy, from Salerno to Rimini. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Courtesy of Paul Hughes. The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 1st Battalion,Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Colchester and part of 11th Brigade in 4th Division. 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. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. R-S. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Hawke Battalion, Royal naval Division. 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Burials in 1915: 24 May Sgt Bowden Frank aged 31 yrs, 8th/Lancashire Fusiliers (TF), was buried at Pembroke Military Cemetery. Remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial, which bears the names of men lost without trace. 4th Battalion, The Quuen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 5th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. If you have a general question please post it on our Facebook page. ), 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). The Battalion added many honours to the history of the Regiment. 12th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Wijnberg, South Africa. 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. 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, Want to know what life was like during the Great War? Author/Compiler: Title: Publisher: Officers of the Regiment. 10th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). Returned to England, landing at Southampton 30 October 1914. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). On seeing that his Serjeant had been wounded he left his trench to attend to him under very heavy fire. L-Z. 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. 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). 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). A-K. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 53 in the Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension in France. B. 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 20th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Kennedy of Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London, UK & the late Captain A.C. Kennedy of 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 8th Battalion, Black Watch, (Royal Highlanders). Joseph Firth 8th Bn East Lancashire Regiment (d.22nd April 1917). 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. L-Z. 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. G750 East Lancashire Regiment pals, Lahane Studio, Walton Rd, Liverpool. 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 1st Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). to help with the costs of keeping the site running. 7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 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, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 7th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 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. Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France. North Staffordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire 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. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). The XXth Regiment of Foot" L-Z. 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