Colonel George William St George Grogan, VC CMG DSO late 1st Battalion the Worcestershire Regiment. Charles McCrudden MM, Lord Strathconas Horse. Trooper Idwal Davies, 5th Light Horse Regiment.Gallipoli. View this object. Territorial battalions raised second line battalions which would be numbered 2/4th, 2/5th and 2/6th, initially from me… Royal Oak 1939 Scarpa Flow. by Captain R. L. Dray, M.C., Adjutant to the 1st Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment. This is one of the photos from that album and shows officers, mostly of the 2nd Battalion, probably in Ceylon in about 1906. The 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1701.Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot to form the Worcestershire Regiment in 1881. 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment were based in in Meiktila, Burma when war broke out in August 1914. The Worcestershire Regiment is a Line Infantry Regiment that was formed in 1881, tracing it routes back to 1661. Returned to England, landing at Liverpool 16 October 1914. In 1970 the regiment was amalgamated with the Sherwood Foresters Regiment to become the Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment. The 2nd/29th (Worcestershire) Regiment. Although it drew its recruits from the county, they were often ordered to serve elsewhere. Part of 7t… 14th Battalion (Severn Valley Pioneers) WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT. The 7th (Service) Battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment (the 'Glosters') was a unit of 'Kitchener's Army' raised immediately after the outbreak of World War I.After a short period of training it fought in the Gallipoli Campaign, distinguishing itself at the Battle of Chunuk Bair.Afterwards it served in Mesopotamia, including the capture of Baghdad. Its lineage is continued today by the Mercian Regiment. It was relieved in Malta by the 1st/14th Regiment of Foot. Landed at Boulogne 14 August 1914. The 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions were normally Territorial Forcebattalions. 3rd Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment were based in Tidworth with 7th Brigade, 3rd Division when war broke out in August 1914. 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. Son of Arthur Stanhope Medrington & Marion Medrington of Leyland Road, Southport, UK. Wednesday 21-08-1918. 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment : 1881 to 1913: 1914 to 1921: 1922 to 1937. 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. Worcestershire Regiment (d.24th July 1917) Second Lieutenant Claude Smart, served with 14th (Severn Valley Pioneers… 03-07-1917. L/Cpl Evan Jones, Kings Liverpool Regt. The WR regiment served Worcestershire and Herefordshire, in the West Midlands of England. Neuville-Bourjonville British Cemeery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Lt Tudor Davies MC. Numerous formations bearing the name 2nd Division were formed … Please use the comments … The Regiment served during the War of Spanish Succession (1701–1714) fighting at the Battle of Ramillies and the siege of Ostend. Sunday 03-06-1917. 2nd battalion worcestershire regiment ww2. 302 pp. Claude Edward Smart 14th Btn. In 1745 the Regiment were deployed to Nova Scotia to capture the French Fortress of Louisburg during the War of Austrian Succession (1740–48). 16 October 1914 : came under command of 24th Brigade in 8th Division. 13 Nov 1895 The 2nd/Worcestershire Regiment left Aldershot and embarked at Southampton. 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. 1938 to 1942. 34. 08 Jan. 2nd battalion worcestershire regiment ww2. Aldershot: Gale & Polden Ltd., 1952: R. Gale: The Worcestershire Regiment. Thomas Murphy, Stoker 1c. Son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Knott, of Springfield, Staffordshire. The Worcestershire Regiment, 1922-1950. Regiment and unit; Service rank; Service number; Marriage date; Updates: June 2020: Added over 2,500 new images and 3,200 new indexes. Royal Engineers. He was raised to Lieutenant. Interests: Pte Jack Griffin and Pte Oliver Chapman the 5th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. Men of the 4th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment marching to the trenches; Acheux-en-Amiénois, France, 27 June 1916 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, Leicestershire Regiment, Attached :-1st/4th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. Rather than risk another jam in the communication trenches, the 10th Worcestershire moved forward … 1895 2nd/Worcestershire. Salonica. The 29th Regiment of Foot was officially linked with the county of Worcestershire in 1782 to help recruit men to the British Army. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Aldershot. Son of the Reverend Frederick & Alice Jane Papprill of Holy Trinity Vicarage, Leicester, UK. Commemorated on the Rangoon Memorial, Burma LEVY, Cyril Victor, Corporal 5339330, 7th Worcestershire Regiment killed 9th May 1944 aged 24. 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 . In October the battalion joined the 213th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home), alongside the 13th Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 14th South Staffordshire Regiment and 9th Royal Berkshire Regiment. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Cairo. It disembarked in Malta on 21 November. Age 25. Landed at Le Havre 6 November 1914. Age 30. Moved to Hursley Park (Winchester). 2nd.Lt. The Worcestershire Regiment. 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. 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 … Neuralia from Southampton on 14th September. 15th (Service) Battalion, (2nd Birmingham), Royal Warwickshire Regiment. October/ Early November : Works in Englebelmer, Mailly-Maillet, Martinsart, Hamel areas. Age 37. 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. Pioneers Battalion of the 63rd (Royal Naval) Division. He is buried at Hastings Cemetery.A photograph of Fred and some further information can be seen here.. 1 July 1881 The 36th Regiment became The 2nd Battalion The Worcester Regiment. 20 December 1915 : transferred to 100th Brigade in 33rd Division. Additional Bibliography for this Page. They proceeded to France, landing at Rouen on the 16th of August 1914. (Famous Regiments Series) 122pp : London. They trained at Perham Down and in March 1915 moved to Tidworth for final training. As soon as a territorial unit arrived to take over the garrison, they departed for England, landing at Avonmouth on the 1st of February 1915. On Monday 12th December 2016, the Society will meet in Broadway Methodist Church Hall, High Street, Broadway, for a talk on ‘The Worcestershire Regiment in World War One’ by Dennis Plant starting at 7pm.Non-members welcome (£3). Fred Waldensian Parsonage. KNOTT, James, Private 5260249, 7th Worcestershire Regiment, killed 15th April 1944 aged 21. # StandFirmStrikeHard See More Fold3 is the web's premier collection of original military documents, with hundreds of millions of … It existed until 1970, when it was merged into The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment. Leo Cooper 1970: A.B. At Aisne on 29 May 1918. Extract from ‘The Worcestershire Regiment in the Great War’ by Captain H. FitzM. 1943 to 1945. Part of 5th Brigade in 2nd Division. Fold3 Collection. Posted at 04:42h in Uncategorized by 0 Comments. This infantry unit was raised during the Army reforms of 1881 and recruited in Worcestershire. 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. 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment (1938 to 1942) ... party of the Battalion left on 2nd September 1938 and the main body sailed in H.T. WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT: ... 14th Battalion (Severn Valley Pioneers) Biggs H C Pte : Short Record Of Service Blake J R Captain : Photo Of Memorial Window Parker (Capt) A History of 1st Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment in Malaya 1950-53 41pp: Worcester; In the Firm 1954-56. June 20th, Saturday Since the withdrawal to Tobruk, from the defended box at Pt. 14th Battalion, London Regiment, (London Scottish). Son of Thomas Cooke Clarke & Mary Ann Clarke of 21, North Street, Dudley, Worcestershire, UK.. Stacke MC. 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. 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. 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’. Medical Corps his battalion being attached to the 14th battalion Worcestershire Regiment, landing in France on 21 June 1916. 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. Husband of Grace A. Medrington of Grosvenor Road, Birkdale, Southport. 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