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4th July : In front of La Boisselle. Logos 1 Main Navigation. Major _____, the second in command, spoke a few words to each company before it moved off, and wished them the best of luck, then the chaplain said a prayer, after which all the men joined in the Lord’s Prayer. Probably it was of home and of those they loved, for there was a certain quiet solemnity about our departure. it is ever so much warmer today. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 2nd/1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Yeomanry. They say that the British attack was repulsed with heavy loss, and that we were unable to advance any further. 1st (Regular) Battalion: 1940, 1944 – 1945: The Battalion during this time served in North West Europe; 2nd (Regular) Battalion: September 1939: The Battalion was in India at outbreak of war. Motto: Spectemur agendo (Let us be judged by our acts) Regimental Journal: The XXX. As a matter of fact, everything went like clockwork, and the programme was completely fulfilled. Arthur Henry Frederick Horn 7th Btn. East Lancashire Regiment during WW2 During WW2 The East Lancashire regiment had 7 serving battalions. Husband of Clara Grimley, of I, Cottage Bank View, Charlestown, Hebden Bridge, Yorks. Attack towards Contalmaison. I marched at the end of the battalion. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. C-D. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 3rd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 8th (Reserve) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 12th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 4th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Our casualties, fortunately, were few at this time, and those we had were chiefly caused by the men’s excessive eagerness, and a few were due to some of our shells bursting prematurely. The regiment was formed in 1881 under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot and 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot with the militia and rifle volunteer units of eastern Lancashire. Quantity: The East Lancashire Regiment Lapel Pin . A-K. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment L-Z. So Noel called for my address eh? Killed in Action France and Flanders. Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. B Coy. 7th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. I do not know how our men have endured what they have gone through since June 7th, and especially the shelling yesterday. 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. We sat on the floor of the dug-out, but none of us could sleep. I can quite imagine the reception he would receive when Grandma got on the trail. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 14th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 20th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). I had to depend upon the postman for my Santa Clause. Adams Bertie James. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. I suppose they are very nice - I should like to see them. 16th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. S-V. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. We had taken about 1½ hours in reaching the trenches, and had lost only two men killed and one wounded, these casualties being due to the explosion of one of our own bombs as it was carried up. 6th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). Formed at Preston in September 1914. 20th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. The Regiment was amalgamated in 1958 with the East Lancashire Regiment to form The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Volunteers). "In view of what really occurred during this attack on what is supposed to be the strongest German position in the West, it is most amusing but utterly ludicrous to read the accounts in the German papers. 5th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). The Regiment was formed initially with two battalions, the 1st Battalion being created from the former 30th Regiment of Foot, and the 2nd from the former 59th. It is rather hard luck on them to have been kept here so long. 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. A duplicate battalion had been raised by the 8th (Ardwick) Battalion which on 31 July 1939 became the 7th Battalion. and later to the 2nd Btn. At 2 a.m. the battalion moved into the Old German Support Line, east of Arras with the 7th East Yorkshire Regiment on the right flank. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. "No one can appreciate what the British army has accomplished in three years of war, until he sees the things we are now looking at, absolute and complete destruction, and desolation; the whole ground is a mass of shell holes, and yet already roads are beginning to appear, tramways and water pipes are being laid down, artillery pushed up, and hundreds of miles carrying up ammunition and rations. 53rd (Young Soldier) Battalion, Notts & Derby Regiment. 1940: Returned to the UK. East Lancashire Regiment. 15th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Show — Main Navigation Hide — Main Navigation. 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 12th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 4th (Labour) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Courtesy of Paul Hughes. Records of 7th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment from other sources. Media in category "East Lancashire Regiment" The following 18 files are in this category, out of 18 total. Mother's maiden name was Foley. Welcome to Forces Reunited the place where you can find information and friends from East Lancashire Regiment.. We are the largest and fastest growing community of UK forces veterans on the web with over 500,000 members! 6th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. ), 8th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). W-Z. 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). T-V. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 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. A-E. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. to help with the costs of keeping the site running. Few people at home realise that in modern warfare everything is worked out to the smallest detail beforehand. 2nd July : Two companies detached to the 101st Brigade (34th Division). 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. T he East Lancashire Regiment was formed in 1881 as part of the Cardwell reforms of the British Army. An advance is planned to time, and there is an exact time at which each company or battalion has to take up a particular position. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Sent a card yesterday to Grandma for her birthday and also a small parcel (neg interest) so you must look out for them. The Hun makes much more substantial du-outs than we. If only it were possible to live and let live and enjoy life in peace and love for our fellows. Clicking on the link will take you to the results on Findmypast but you will need a subscription or Pay-Per-View credits to actually view the records. 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. G750 East Lancashire Regiment pals, Lahane … James Edward Wood 7th Service Battalion East Lancashire Regiment (d.14th Oct 1916). Tell Grandma I also recd her letter & 10/- note with yours this morning. It was fought between French, British and Dominion forces and the German Empire in the Somme River valley and vicinity in northern France. 11th Battalion. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 12th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). East Lancashire Regiment, 2nd.Lt. I can just picture Amy relating the story of the Scotch soldier I'm sure she would have a shock its a wonder she isn't cross eyed with that. 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Shortly afterwards, the four Territorial battalions from the regiment in 125th (Lancashire Fusiliers) Brigade landed at Helles and took part in the Second Battle of Krithia (6–8 May) under command of the 29th Division. 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. W-Z. 18th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. East Lancs Regiment East Surrey Regiment East Yorkshire Regiment Essex Regiment General Staff Gloucestershire Regiment Gordon Highlanders Grenadier Guards Hampshire Regiment Herefordshire Regiment Hertfordshire Regiment Highland Light Infantry Honourable Artillery Company Household Cavalry Indian Army Kent Cyclist Battalion Inns Of Court Officers Training Corps Irish Guards King's … 6th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). "My division was in the front line of the attack, and we marched into the trenches on the evening of June 6th. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. We are now on Facebook. 7th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). 2nd Battalion,King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). They received the order to mobilise at 17.30 on 4 August, and returned to their battalion HQs, where the men were billeted close by. Then I found one with concrete walls 3 ft. 6in. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. Landed at Le Havre 22 August 1914. 3rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Moved to Harrow on 18 August. On our little bit of front we could have advanced much further than was allowed by our orders, we could, in fact, have gone right through, but it would have made a big salient, and caused disaster later on. North Staffordshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire 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. 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. A-K. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 6th Infantry Labour Company., Devonshire Regiment. 10th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. The mine in Hill 60 had exploded. 5th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. A-K. 6th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The ground was one mass of shell holes, you could not put your foot down except on the rim of one hole or another; it was like walking on an empty honeycomb. 21st (Labour) Battalion, Cheshire Regiment. Saturday April 13th 1918. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Colchester and part of 11th Brigade in 4th Division. 11th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 12th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. If you can provide any additional information, please add it here. 1st Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. In France, William was promoted to L/Corporal on 14th October 1916. You say you expect I should be tired of reading your long letter before I got to the end of it but your letter was most welcome, amusing and interesting, I could have read another eight pages with enjoyment. The men are under a great strain. He was reported as wounded and missing in action on the 14th November 1916. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). Owen Nichols 7th Btn. I have been told by a guide at the 'In Flanders Field Museum' in Ypres, that he and many comrades were killed when the mines which they had been laying, exploded early. He had been wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme, he had lain in no man's land for 4 days before being found. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. My experience of it has been when I have been out to attend to wounded in the open, that it must be awful to be in the open for long. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. East Lancashire Regiment (d.8th July 1916), Sgt. 7th Jun 1917 Tanks in Action15th Jun 1917 Magnificent Artillery12th of January 1918 On the March 17th of February 1918 Church Parade. Want to know what life was like during the Great War? 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). "We have now been at this business for eight days and have not had our boots off nor our clothes and we dare not even discard the anti-gas box respirators, which hand on our chests from the neck. Honours and Awards are listed in three groups: British awards, Mentioned in Despatches and Foreign awards. 1st Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. s flynn. Price: £2.99. 7th Battalion The Manchester Regiment (TA) As per the newly formed 6th Battalion . - 7th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment during the Great War -. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 1,117 recorded WW1 deaths for the 7th (Service) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 26 May 1918 : transferred to 183rd Brigade, 61st (2nd South Midland) Division. 11th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 1 Jul 58: Amalgamated with 1st Bn, The South Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers), to form 1st Bn, The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) 2nd Battalion, The East Lancashire Regiment 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The first Regimental Depot was in Burnley, but moved to Fulwood Barracks, Preston in 1898. 6th/7th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 5th East Lancashire Regiment 9th Manchester Regiment 10th Manchester Regiment 127th Brigade 5th Manchester Regiment 6th Manchester Regiment 7th Manchester Regiment 8th Manchester Regiment. East Lancs Badge.png 389 × 434; 64 KB. A-K. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. The East Lancashire Regiment was, from 1881 to 1958, a line infantry regiment of the British Army. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 5th-6th July : Attacks East side of La Boisselle. It was quite dark when we entered the trenches, and each company took up its allotted position. 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. thick, which had been used as a power-house for generating electricity for lighting the other dug-outs, most of which had disappeared, and it contained an engine and a considerable sized dynamo and switch board. The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers. Our artillery was magnificent, and had the whole situation well in hand from beginning to end. Want to find out more about your relative's service? 3rd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 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, A-K. 6th Battalion,Bedfordshire Regiment, L-Z. The division which was to replace us on the second day after our objective was gained has been sent elsewhere instead. 2nd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. CSM. 5th Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. These became its regular 1st and 2nd Battalions respectively. 2nd Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 1st Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. William left a wife and seven children, a baby being born five days after his death. 7th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The last two weeks seem like years. Well! 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. E-G. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The brigade later rejoined the 42nd (East Lancashire) Division for the Third Battle of Krithia and Battle of Krithia Vineyard. (d.14th Nov 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. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. East Lancashire Regiment (d.23rd July 1917), L/Cpl. 3rd Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 1st Battalion, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. I-M. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Nothing, fortunately, can penetrate the walls of this dug-out, the only danger being that a chance shell may come in at the door, which, of course, faces the German guns, as it was built as a protection against British fire. It seems to have taken it a long time to get here. Thank them all for contents of both parcels please. It is magnificent. W-Z. 4th Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. In 1958 the regiment was amalgamated with the South Lancashire Regiment to form the Lancashire Regiment which was, in 1970, merged with the Loyal Regime… Circumstances of Death. 2nd Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 14th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 4th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. There are over 39,000 East Lancashire Regiment pension and service records (for this regiment - and its antecedents) in various War Office series held at the National Archives. It is from that dug-out that I have written all this, while the Huns are shelling us heavily. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Age. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. The first period of waiting before going into the trenches for an attack is trying to the nerves, and the period of waiting to go into the trenches before going over the top is worst still, and then, even after the attack has been made and the object gained, there is the greatest strain of all in holding the line against counter-attacks. They trained at Tidworth and moved into … I'm sorry you had such a cold and I guess Woodhead's negligence wouldn't improve matters. 1st/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. … Yes Hilda I too hope I shall be home for that time. The sight of it all make one sick of the brutality of man to his fellow man; almost sick of life itself, and leaves a feeling of utter misery and loneliness. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 5th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. France. 12th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. I saw a few of our tanks ahead, but I heard afterwards from a man who had been in one of them that they had no chance of doing anything because the enemy retreated faster than they could attack. William George Welch 1st Battalion East Lancashire Regiment (d.21st Mar 1918), L/Cpl. 9th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). On the outbreak of war, the units of the East Lancashire Division were at their annual training camps. In 1970 it was further amalgamated with the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment to form The Queen’s Lancashire Regiment. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). It reminds me of the cheap jokes you bought once at a Christmas Party (St James) they too had some reference to stomachs but it was inside that time and not out eh? 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. After training he went to guard the Suez Canal on the 25th Dec. 1915, then to France on the 2nd March 1916. Library contains many many diary entries, personal letters and other documents, all transcribed into plain text. I didn't hang mine up either Hilda. Returned to England, landing at Southampton 30 October 1914. Jesse received payment in German Marks whilst a POW. 13th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. Attack renewed by 6th Dorsets and 10th West Yorks with heavy casualties. At about 3 a.m. the dug-out and the whole earth was violently shaken. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources. 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). A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). 22nd Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). R-S. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. F-K. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. It was the former German dressing station, and consisted of a very fine 2 ft. concrete-walled dug-out, and here we captured a quantity of medical stores, two German doctors, and 30 Red Cross orderlies. H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. Frederick Gordon Laverick 7th Btn. 3rd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West surrey Regiment). 2nd Garrison Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Well I hope I'll be in Blighty next year to do the 'same eh? L-S. 8th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.T-Z. 6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Alfred Kemsley 7th Battalion East Lancashire Regiment (d.11th July 1916), Pte. If you have a general question please post it on our Facebook page. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. B. E. F. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Date of Death. The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). A-K. 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. ), 6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. East Lancashire Regiment Heavy Knit Scarf One size (165 x 20cm)Comes with regiment logo embroidered on.Luxurious, heavy weight knitted scarf in classic style.100% PolyAcrylic Sale It was very impressive, and one could not help wondering how many of those brave fellows would ever come back and imagining what most of them must be thinking of. 12th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. L-Z. 27. "Our artillery was so splendid that very few of the German guns were able to shoot, because some of our own guns were specially took off for counter battery work, i.e., to fire on the position of the German guns. Now that we have gained the ridge, we are holding out against very heavy shell fire from the Germans, and must always be prepared for counter-attacks. Create your own unique website with customizable templates. Includes soldiers and non-commissioned officers of the East Lancashire Regiment of the British Army, which was created in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 30th Regiment of Foot and the 59th Regiment of Foot and in 1958 merged into the Lancashire Regiment. 16th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. All the comrades are buried in Croonaert Chapel Cemetery. Our 3rd Battalion, Oxford & Buckinham Light Infantry. ), 7th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. This was in a wood about 2½ miles in advance of our old front line. It was one continuous roar, and the whole air must have been filled with a shield of iron. "I went to the headquarters’ dug-out of my battalion. 2-inch mortar team of the 2nd Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, keep up covering fire during the advance on Pinbaw, December 1944.jpg 800 × 779; 91 KB. I had to wait until the men had advanced about 600 yards, before I went over with the medical officer of the battalion working in conjunction with ours to establish a medical aid post, our orderlies and some of the stretcher-bearers going with us to carry our equipment. 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 6th Battalion King's Own Scottish Borderers. I will write to Annie perhaps tomorrow. A-K. 12th (Yeomanry) Battalion, Norfolk Regiment. 20th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 2nd Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT. 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. The atmosphere is decidedly foggy considering the small space, and the incessant smoking, and sleep is practically impossible, as there are four me, i.e., my servant, two orderlies and myself, and there is no room for anyone to stretch his legs. 9th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Sarah, William's wife, was notified officially on the 16th November 1917 that he had been killed in action a year earlier. Price: £12.00. 4th Battalion, The Quuen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). East Lancashire Regiment (d.7th July 1916) Albert E. Grimley died of wounds on the 7th of July 1916, aged 37 and is buried in the Etaples Military Cemetery in France. 3rd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. On 20 August the division moved into camps for training, with 7th Lancashire Fusiliers at Turton, and on 9 September it entrained for Southamptonto em… After the first short bombardment they lifted the barrage slowly forward, and our men keen and impatient, went over the top, some going even too quickly and being hit by our own shells. 6th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 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. 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 9th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's, (W.R.R.). We advanced under a deafening noise of guns and alarming shriek of shells, but these were soon forgotten in the excitement and amazement of our surroundings. 4th Battalion, North Staffordhire Regiment. Frank Sagar 7th Btn. 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). B Coy. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 21st Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small This is the order of battle for the Battle of the Somme.The Battle of the Somme was an offensive fought on the Western Front during World War I from 1 July to 18 November 1916 as one of the greatest engagements of the war. He was recalled to the colours on 14th June 1916 and his physical condition was recorded as being "good". 8th Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 19th (Queen Alexandra's Own Royal) Hussars. 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. L-Z. That came to hand yesterday afternoon and the first parcel I got on Sunday. 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