Interests: Pte Jack Griffin and Pte Oliver Chapman the 5th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Royal Oak 1939 Scarpa Flow. Men of the 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment marching to the trenches; Acheux-en-Amiénois, France, 27 June 1916 Posted at 04:42h in Uncategorized by 0 Comments. Please use the comments … That afternoon the 58th Brigade attacked the La Boisselle salient, securing a lodgment on the southern face; and orders were sent for the 57th Brigade to move up after midnight. Landed at Le Havre 6 November 1914. Claude Edward Smart 14th Btn. Age 37. Age 30. Territorial battalions raised second line battalions which would be numbered 2/4th, 2/5th and 2/6th, initially from me… The Regiment served during the War of Spanish Succession (1701–1714) fighting at the Battle of Ramillies and the siege of Ostend. 3rd Battalion August 1914 : in Tidworth. KNOTT, James, Private 5260249, 7th Worcestershire Regiment, killed 15th April 1944 aged 21. The 2nd Division was an infantry division of the British Army, which was formed numerous times over a 203-year period.An order of battle is defined as "the various units [and] formations of a military force, including [the] hierarchical command structure", as well as providing information on strength and equipment. Extract from ‘The Worcestershire Regiment in the Great War’ by Captain H. FitzM. At Aisne on 29 May 1918. Worcestershire Regiment (d.24th July 1917) Second Lieutenant Claude Smart, served with 14th (Severn Valley Pioneers… June 20th, Saturday Since the withdrawal to Tobruk, from the defended box at Pt. Leo Cooper 1970: A.B. 15th (Service) Battalion, (2nd Birmingham), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 1943 to 1945. Sunday 03-06-1917. 302 pp. 1895 2nd/Worcestershire. 13 Nov 1895 The 2nd/Worcestershire Regiment left Aldershot and embarked at Southampton. 1938 to 1942. The Worcestershire Regiment. Numerous formations bearing the name 2nd Division were formed … 16 October 1914 : came under command of 24th Brigade in 8th Division. 14th Battalion (West of England) The 14th Battalion was a bantam unit of volunteers from Bristol and Birmingham who had previously been rejected for service because of their short height. In 1970 the regiment was amalgamated with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment to become the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment. Its lineage is continued today by the Mercian Regiment. Wednesday 21-08-1918. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knott, of Springfield, Staffordshire. Pioneers Battalion of the 63rd (Royal Naval) Division. 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment (1938 to 1942) ... party of the Battalion left on 2nd September 1938 and the main body sailed in H.T. HEREFORDSHIRE REGIMENT II The badge is taken from the crest of the coat-of-arms of the City of Hereford -‘a lion passant guardant holding in dexter paw a sword’. Additional Bibliography for this Page. Regiment and unit; Service rank; Service number; Marriage date; Updates: June 2020: Added over 2,500 new images and 3,200 new indexes. The antecedent battalions of The Mercian Regiment that fought include the 4th, 9th and 14th Worcestershire Regiment, The 7th North Staffords, The 7th South Staffords, 9th Sherwood Foresters and 1/4th, 1/5th, 1/6th, 1/7th, 2/5th, 2/6th and 8th Cheshire Regiments. 1 July 1881 The 36th Regiment became The 2nd Battalion The Worcester Regiment. 1861.02.20 1st Administrative Battalion, Herefordshire and Radnorshire Rifle Volunteers * 1st Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at Hereford, raised April 1860 * 2nd Herefordshire Rifle Volunteer Corps at … 34. Son of the Reverend Frederick & Alice Jane Papprill of Holy Trinity Vicarage, Leicester, UK. I recently won at auction an album of photographs documenting the officers and men of the 2nd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment in the early years of the 20th Century. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Cairo. by Captain R. L. Dray, M.C., Adjutant to the 1st Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment. In December the battalion left the brigade and transferred to become the motorised infantry element of the 9th Support Group , part of the newly created 9th Armoured Division . Son of Thomas Cooke Clarke & Mary Ann Clarke of 21, North Street, Dudley, Worcestershire, UK.. Fold3 is the web's premier collection of original military documents, with hundreds of millions of … 4th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, Attached :-1st/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 03-07-1917. Locre No.10 Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. The Worcestershire Regiment is a Line Infantry Regiment that was formed in 1881, tracing it routes back to 1661. Fred Waldensian Parsonage. Fold3 Collection. Medical Corps his battalion being attached to the 14th battalion Worcestershire Regiment, landing in France on 21 June 1916. 187 South of Acroma on 14th June, the Battalion had come under command 201 Guards Brigade The Brigade held in reserve were allotted a counter-attack role. He is buried at Hastings Cemetery.A photograph of Fred and some further information can be seen here.. Rank: Private Regiment: 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment Parents: Mr Thomas Henry & Mrs Mary Ann Parsonage Address: 28 Ridgway Street, Crewe Other Info: Fred Parsonage died aged 25 on 8th July 1916. As the Regiment was often abroad and rarely had its Depot in the county, there was little more than a formal connection for nearly a century. Rather than risk another jam in the communication trenches, the 10th Worcestershire moved forward … 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. 10th (Service) Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment was raised at Worcester in September 1914 as part of Kitchener's Second New Army and joined 57th Brigade in 19th (Western) Division. It was relieved in Malta by the 1st/14th Regiment of Foot. Husband of Grace A. Medrington of Grosvenor Road, Birkdale, Southport. Roclincourt Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Stacke MC. Trooper Idwal Davies, 5th Light Horse Regiment.Gallipoli. Commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial, Burma LEVY, Cyril Victor, Corporal 5339330, 7th Worcestershire Regiment killed 9th May 1944 aged 24. Moved to Hursley Park (Winchester). (Famous Regiments Series) 122pp : London. Lt Tudor Davies MC. Neuville-Bourjonville British Cemeery, Pas-de-Calais, France. The 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1694.Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot to become the 1st Battalion, the Worcestershire Regiment in 1881. 20 December 1915 : transferred to 100th Brigade in 33rd Division. 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. 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment were based in in Meiktila, Burma when war broke out in August 1914. Royal Engineers. It existed until 1970, when it was merged into The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment. 14th Battalion, London Regiment, (London Scottish). Aldershot: Gale & Polden Ltd., 1952: R. Gale: The Worcestershire Regiment. Returned to England, landing at Liverpool 16 October 1914. A Worcestershire Regiment Sentry August 1916 BOOKS AVAILABLE Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-19: The Worcestershire Regiment Pt. WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT: ... 14th Battalion (Severn Valley Pioneers) Biggs H C Pte : Short Record Of Service Blake J R Captain : Photo Of Memorial Window Part of 7t… The 2nd/29th (Worcestershire) Regiment. They trained at Perham Down and in March 1915 moved to Tidworth for final training. This infantry unit was raised during the Army reforms of 1881 and recruited in Worcestershire. 08 Jan. 2nd battalion worcestershire regiment ww2. 14th Battalion (Severn Valley Pioneers) WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT. # StandFirmStrikeHard See More The 29th Regiment of Foot was officially linked with the county of Worcestershire in 1782 to help recruit men to the British Army. Age 25. 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