12th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Pte. please Add a Name to this List 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 6th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 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, Black Watch, (royal Highlanders). The 1st/8th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers was part of the East Lancashire Division in Gallipoli. A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 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). N-R. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. The war station was intended to be Ireland, but due to its pacific state, the intended move did not materialise. 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. 1st Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Burials in 1915: 24 May Sgt Bowden Frank aged 31 yrs, 8th/Lancashire Fusiliers (TF), was buried at Pembroke Military Cemetery. A-K. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. 4th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 5th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. If you have a general question please post it on our Facebook page. Served 4 years in Queen Victoria's Rifles. 7th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources. M-P. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 18th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 14th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. A-K. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment L-Z. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Bangalore, India. Friday 15-09-1916. 1st Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Age32. Our 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. W-Z. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 10th Battalion of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 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. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). 3rd Battalion, Oxford & Buckinham Light Infantry. 11th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey regiment). 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). W-Z. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 19th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. If you can provide any additional information, please add it here. 12th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Robert Ashworth 8th Btn. 256 pp. Christmas Gift Subscription now available. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 19th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 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. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 1st/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 17th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire 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… F-K. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 17th Battalion (1st South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/7th Battalion. 1st Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small 8th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. East Lancashire Regiment, Pte. 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire 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. Against them, Serre was held by the 169th (8th Baden) Infantry Regiment. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. On seeing that his Serjeant had been wounded he left his trench to attend to him under very heavy fire. 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. For more information please see our page on. It was then transferred to the experienced 3rd Division and fought with it on the Somme, at Arras and Ypres. 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. 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) 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire 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. 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 1945: Moved to Burma, however, arriving too late to contribute to the defeat of Japan. 6th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Records of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. 8th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment, (Post Office Rifles). 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Additional Bibliography for this Page. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Remembered on the Menin Gate Memorial, which bears the names of men lost without trace. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. L/Cpl. 16th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Thomas Maugham 11th Btn. 2nd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). The 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment was in many ways a unit typical of the British Expeditionary Force. 6th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 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. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 3ed (Reserve) Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. Sadly, after Robert's death, he was never ever mentioned in the family again. 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. 18th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. Author/Compiler: Title: Publisher: Officers of the Regiment. 3rd Dragoon Guards, (Prince of Wales's Own). 2nd Battalion,King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 20th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 30 October 1914 : cam… 4th (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. 3rd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. L-Z. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. A-K. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The regiment was first based in Hong Kong where both of its predecessor regiments had been based … ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 3rd Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 21st (Labour) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. 2nd/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. L-S. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.T-Z. 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). The Chorley Pals formed 'Y' Company, 11th (Accrington Pals) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. G750 East Lancashire Regiment pals, Lahane Studio, Walton Rd, Liverpool. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). ... C Company, 1/4th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment, being taken ashore by trawler, Gallipoli, 9 May 1915. The XXth Regiment of Foot" 5th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 19th Battalion (3rd Salford Pals Bn) (Pioneers) 3rd Battalion. Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. (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, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). Pte. Samuel Thomas Buckley 8th Btn. 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 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. 24th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Want to find out more about your relative's service? 3rd Battalion, King's On Scottish Borderers. 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. 4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 7th (Pioneer) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry. to help with the costs of keeping the site running. The Battalion added many honours to the history of the Regiment. 4th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 3rd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. L-Z. A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. 17th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). A984 John Porter of Blackpool, 2nd 4th Battalion,East Lancashire Regiment, died 13 September 1917. Lancashire's Forgotten Heroes, 8th (Service) Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in the Great War by Stephen Barker (Illustrated 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. This enemy was greater in number and these numbers needed to be matched as closely as possible. 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. 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 1st/8th Lancashire Fusiliers 1915 – 1st/8th Lancashire. 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. The Loyal North Lancashire and Suffolk both reported joining the battalion at Courcelles-le-Comte on 16 February 1918. 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, Bedfordshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 6th Infantry Labour Company., Devonshire Regiment. Records of 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. 10th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). The great fortitude, determination, courage, and devotion to duty displayed by this soldier could hardly be surpassed", Pte. The 37 th Division line was divided into two sectors. 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. 18th Battalion (2nd South-East Lancashire) (Bantam Bn) 2nd/8th Battalion. 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. 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 . 8th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 6th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment(. Robert enlisted in 8th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment in Feb 1917. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Son of Mrs Anna F.I. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 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. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. R-S. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Edward Draper Eastwood 6th Btn East Lancashire Regiment (d.27th February 1917), Sgt. 1940: Returned to the UK. (d.1st Nov 1916), Kemp James B.. Pte. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. 4th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. The battalion was to service this part of the line until the early days of July 1916. A-K. Hawke Battalion, Royal Naval Division. 3rd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire 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. 8th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, The Kings, (Livrpool Regiment). The XXth Regiment of Foot" L-Z. 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… 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's, (W.R.R.). 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Many of the Pals battalions have been the subject of recent books, published by Pen & Sword. 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. 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. I-M. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Wijnberg, South Africa. 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 8th Btn. 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. The 1st Battalion of the East Lancashire Regiment was formed on 1st July 1881 from the old 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot. 2nd Battalion, Honourable Artillery Company. The 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions were normally Territorial Forcebattalions. 12th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Courtesy of Paul Hughes. 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. North Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd (Entrenching Battalion) Lincolnshire Regiment. 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