Thursday 12-10-1916. KING'S (SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY) 60th Brigade / 20th (Light) Division . 9th Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles. This page as been formed to remember the men of The King's Shropshire Light Infantry-1914-19. 10th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). It served in the Second Boer War, World War I and World War II. In March 1916 he obtained a commission and the following July was posted to the 6th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 6th Battalion. In 1881 they were linked as the 1st and 2nd Battalions, The Kings's Shropshire Light Infantry. 11th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). Frank Wright, who landed in France on the 7th or 8th August 1915 to join the 6th Battalion; he was wounded and suffered shell shock at least three times before being transferred to the Labour Corps. 27th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Pte. W-Z. 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment. In 1821 it became The King's Light Infantry after guarding King George IV during a riot in Brighton. 7th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. We are now on Facebook. The 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry-Billets in Vauchhelles-les-Authie:- 9 a.m. 3rd Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Thomas Moore, who landed in France on 8th August 1915 and joined the 6th Battalion, later moving to the 2nd Batt. 1st Battalion, Oxford & buckingham Light Infantry. 7th July : Carnoy. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment. 2nd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. These became the new unit's 1st and 2nd Battalions respectively. King's Shropshire Light Infantry Battlefields. The Shropshire Light Infantry were taken to Belfast, and had some fighting in that neighbourhood on several occasions in the latter part of August. The King's Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment) was formed on July 1, 1881, as the county regiment of Herefordshire and Shropshire as part of the Childers Reforms. I first visited Wallace's grave in 1998 and then returned again on 10th August 2016 to be there on the 100th anniversary of his death. Alfred Worrall 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry (d.20th Sept 1917), Pte. So why did the Battalion get a mention in Haig’s daily communiqué for this attack? 6th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 2nd Battalion, King's Own Scottish Borderers. 7th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. We are always happy to combine postage for multi-wins, please just email to request. 8th Battalion, South 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, He served in the Herefordshire Regiment attached to 6th Bn Kings Shropshire Light Infantry (these are all from what I have found online) Service No 237898. 26th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. They joined, 10th Royal Welch Fusiliers, the 6th South Wales Borderers, the 10th (Rhondda) Battalion, Welch Regiment to form 76 Brigade at Codford Camp. with HQ at Hereford . Pte. Wallace William Wilkinson 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry (d.10th August 1916). THE LIGHT INFANTRY VOLUNTEERS. I hope someone recognizes this name and can help me. 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 7th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 10th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 17th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 11th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). S-V. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 4th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters,(N&D Reg). Belgium Panel 154. 6th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R. 7th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 11th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 19th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Our Sunday 18-06-1916. 6th August : Courcelles-au-Bois. 4th Battalion, Cameronians, (Scottish Rifles). Noté /5. 5th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Library contains many many diary entries, personal letters and other documents, all transcribed into plain text. 5th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. The King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in the Childers Reforms of 1881, but with antecedents dating back to 1755. 8th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 17th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 10th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). The King's Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment) was formed on July 1, 1881, as the county regiment of Herefordshire and Shropshire as part of the Childers Reforms. 15480 Pte. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry (d.22nd March 1918), Pte. 5th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 10th Battalion, Duke of Wellington's (W.R.R.). Batallion Royal Sussex Regiment, He was then classified as permanent base and transferred to 74th company Labour Corps from 27th November 1917 I woulld be grateful if you could give me any further information, Pte. 4th Battalion Formed 10 July 1968 by redesignation of 1st Battalion The Durham Light Infantry. ***** 21st August : Meaulte. 10th Battalion, Royal Warickshire Regiment. Imperial War Museum image Q6026 . We are always happy to combine postage for multi-wins, please just email to request. Henry George Langley 6th Btn. The regiment was formed in 1881 as The King’s Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment) by merging the 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot and the 85th The King’s Regiment of Light Infantry (Bucks Volunteers). 2nd Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 18th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. 10th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Want to find out more about your relative's service? 1st Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). 7th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. 13th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Herbert Gollins DCM. … 10th (Kent Yeomanry) Battalion, The Buffs, (East Kent Regiment). Born 20-08-1886 at Tynemouth, Northumberland, UK. 20th August : Meaulte. 15478 Pte. 4th-7th September : Guillemont. H-L. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment). After initial training the in the Shrewsbury area with little equipment, they moved to Aldershot and then to Larkhill in April 1915 for final training. var switchTo5x=false;stLight.options({publisher:'fc03f239-3fa4-46a7-8533-9662428c321a'}); Please note we currently have a backlog of submitted material, our volunteers are working through this as quickly as possible and all names, stories and photos will be added to the site. Enlisted 23-10-1914 at Valcartier, Quebec, Canada. 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Kings Shropshire Light Infantry (d.26th Mar 1918), Sgt. 7th Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). N-R. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Age 23. 2nd Battalion, The Queen's, (Royal West Surrey Regiment). 25th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. The Wartime Memories Project is a non profit organisation run by volunteers. This page as been formed to remember the men of The King's Shropshire Light Infantry-1914-19. King's Shropshire Light Infantry Date of death: 18/09/1916 (aged 32) Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Son of Mrs. Martha Spencer, of 32, Shaftesbury St., Ardwick, Manchester; husband of the late Edith Gertrude Spencer, of 5, Chapel St., Frankwell, Shrewsbury. 8th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 10th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. The old 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot became the 1st Battalion and what had been the 85th (King's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot became the 2nd Battalion. Private 33153, 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry. 23rd Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). Son of Richard & Alice Ruddock of 507, 12th Avenue North, Seattle, Washington, USA. On 6th September the battalion joined General French at Carolina, and under that general marched to Barberton, where they were stationed for three weeks. In 1882, the regiment was retitled The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry). 19th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. A-G. 10h Battalion, Lincolnshire Regient. 21 December 1914 : landed at Le Havre. 21st Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 4th Battalions, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. please Add a Name to this List Achetez neuf ou d'occasion 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. 5th Battalion,King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 1st Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). It served in the Second Boer War, World War Iand World War II. 4th Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. Noté /5. 5th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). On 6th September the battalion joined General French at Carolina, and under that general marched to Barberton, where they were stationed for three weeks. L-Z. A-B.. 7th Battalion, Linconshire Regiment. In 1821 it became The King's Light Infantry after guarding King George IV during a riot in Brighton. 4th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Noté /5. Commemorated on TYNE COT MEMORIAL, Zonnebeke, Belgium. 10th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Pte (d.16th Aug 1917), Wood William George. 8th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. They joined, 10th Royal Welch Fusiliers, the 6th South Wales Borderers, the 10th (Rhondda) Battalion, Welch Regiment to form 76 Brigade at Codford Camp. 15th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. This image was created and shared by: Paul Clarke . 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. King's Shropshire Light Infantry - 1st & 2nd Battalions The King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) was formed in July 1881. Regards Annette Burgoyne No known grave. A-C. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, D-H. 1st Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. The Shropshire Light Infantry were taken to Belfast, and had some fighting in that neighbourhood on several occasions in the latter part of August. 1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Herbert Cecil Reade 6th Btn. Returned to England and landed at Southampton on 9 November 1914. Samuel Gibbs 2nd Btn. 16th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. Close Use this image under non-commercial licence. The 6th KOSLI were sent to France in July 1915 with James who was now a sergeant. 6th Battalion, British West Indies Regiment. T-V. 7th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 1.9K likes. 16 January 1915 : landed at Le Havre. 7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). Gilbert Harry Southall 6th Btn. Frank Wright, who landed in France on the 7th or 8th August 1915 to join the 6th Battalion; he was wounded and suffered shell shock at least three times before being transferred to the Labour Corps. with HQ at the Barracks, Hereford 1947.04.01 1st Battalion, The Herefordshire Light Infantry reconstituted in T.A. 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). For more information please see our page on. 17th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. N-R. 2nd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 6th August : Courcelles-au-Bois. 8th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 3rd/4th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, Oxford & Buckingham Light Infantry. 3rd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. 8th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, … 4th Reserve Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. 2nd Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 6th Btn. 4th-7th September : Guillemont. The battalion's history dates from 5th September 1914 when the War Office authorised the West Yorkshire Coalowners Association to raise a Miners Battalion for the King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). 6th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. When he died he was, I believe, with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Service No 35269. Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). The image is free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. 8th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 19th Battalion, Royal Warwickshire Regiment. 6th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. 12th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment. L-Z. The Battalion marched to Courcelles-au-Bois and took over billets from the 16/Welsh Regt. Aged 20. H-P. 10th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Q-Z. Employed at Wellington. Machine Gun Battalion, Royal Naval Division. King's Shropshire Light Infantry Date of death: 18/09/1916 (aged 32) Cemetery: THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Son of Mrs. Martha Spencer, of 32, Shaftesbury St., Ardwick, Manchester; husband of the late Edith Gertrude Spencer, of 5, Chapel St., Frankwell, Shrewsbury. 3rd Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment, Cont. King's Shropshire Light Infantry Battlefields. 4th Battalion, King's Own, (Royal Lancaster Regiment). 8th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). 4th Battalion, The Kings, (Liverpool Regiment). 6th Battalion, York & Lancaster Regiment. 1st Battalion,Cameronians (Scottish Rifles). 27th August : In front line in front of Guillemont. The 6th (United Kingdom) Division is an infantry division of the British Army. The Light Infantry Volunteers was short lived a Territorial Army infantry regiment of the British Army, that existed from 1967 to 1972, composed of companies from the Light Infantry regiments.In 1972, it was re-designated as 5th Battalion, The Light Infantry, serving as such until amalgamation in 1999.. History. 9th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. 2nd September : Carnoy. 6th Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry. The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army.It officially existed from 1881 to 1968, but its predecessors go back to 1755. 12th Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. 8th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Sunday 18-06-1916. By wheeler, 7 October , … Panel 112 to 113. 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. The popularity of the site means that it is far exceeding available resources. The King s Shropshire Light Infantry KSLI was a light infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in the Childers Reforms of 1881, but with antecedents Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry the King s Shropshire Light Infantry and the Durham Light Infantry to form The Light Infantry which in turn was merged second lieutenant in the King s Shropshire Light Infantry on 29 January 1925. Killed in action France and Flanders 20th September 1917. 3rd/5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. North Staffordshire Regiment. 5th Battalion, cameronians (Scottish Rifles. Moved with the Division to Salonika, arriving 4 December 1915. next. 5th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Records of 6th Battalion, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry from other sources. 7th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Achetez neuf ou d'occasion 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, (N&D Reg). This website is paid for out of our own pockets, library subscriptions and from donations made by visitors. It was renamed as The King's (Shropshire Light Infantry) in March 1882. 7th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. W-Z. 7th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Someone found his effects lists which said grandma Ellen Saxton. Palestine 1917- 1918 - France/Flanders 28 JUne 1918. 9 November 1914 : moved to Hursley Park and on to Harwich on 18 November. 8th battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment. I-M. 1st Battalion Lincolnshire Regiment. 22nd August : Carnoy. King's Shropshire Light Infantry - 1st & 2nd Battalions The King's Shropshire Light Infantry (KSLI) was formed in July 1881. In 1968 the regiment became the 3rd Battalion, The Light Infantry. He is not forgotten by his family. 9th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. 5th Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. 8th Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment. Deal Battalion, Royal Marine Light Infantry. 6th Battalion, Queen's Own, (Royal West Kent Regiment). If the information here has been helpful or you have enjoyed reaching the stories please conside making a donation, no matter how small, would be much appreciated, annually we need to raise enough funds to pay for our web hosting or this site will vanish from the web. William George Woosnam 6th Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry. 2K likes. 17th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. 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