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1 edition of war record of the 21st London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles), 1914-1919. found in the catalog.

war record of the 21st London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles), 1914-1919.

war record of the 21st London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles), 1914-1919.

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Published in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- London Regiment. -- 21st.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination277p.
    Number of Pages277
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20139860M

    In prisoners of the Royal Fuzileers were successfully exchanged for rebels and with the relief of Quebec the Regiment was able to reform in New York. The Regiment went on to fight at the Battle of Monmouth Courthouse and besieged and captured the City of Charleston during the Southern Campaign but suffered terrible casualties during the Battle of Cowpens and was unable to recover until it returned to England in Online at Internet Archiveaccessed 8 Mar Was sea sick coming across [back to the UK] and brought up some blood. The brigade was relieved that evening.

    By the 4th August Britain and much of Europe were pulled into a war which would last 1, days, cost 8, lives and 28, casualties or missing on both sides. The point is that when darkness fell all firing ceased. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work. The reduced battalions of 56th Division had to hold their line until 20 August. Lewisham was one of these boroughs and I have picked Arthurdon Road in Ladywell. The working parties alternated with periods holding the frontline trenches and sending out night patrols.

    During With continued pressure on the open left flank, rd Bde was forced to withdraw again, beyond Viry-Noureuil. That is by the way. Online at Internet Archiveaccessed 8 Mar This resulted from the impending insolvency of the Volunteer Force's voluntary civilian administration.


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War record of the 21st London Regiment book

We were in the trenches on Christmas Eve, and about 8. Major F. The German lines were lit up with huge flares and we could see each other plainly. Arthurdon Road was probably no different to other roads in the area, or many other areas of the country.

Huge fires were going all night and both sides sang carols.

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A dawn attack followed on 25 August with 3rd Londons on the left of rd Bde in close support. Following the defeat of Napoleon the Regiment was dispatched to America to curb the expansionist ambitions of the United States, which tried to annex Canada during the war of He did not renew a treaty with Russia, aligned Germany with the declining Austro-Hungarian Empire and started to build a Navy rivalling that of Britain.

He served as a Corporal in the Army in WW1. For example, both Youngs brothers gave addresses on Whitehorse Lane, South Norwood in their files at the end of the war.

He was in action again at the start of the German Spring Offensive in where he was badly gassed on 22 March, as a result of which he was sent back to England at the start of April and remained in the UK for the rest of the war.

Perhaps that was this Arthurdon Road man. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded.

It was covering a wide frontage of about yards with 3rd Londons in reserve at Viry-Noureuil. By now, the Railway connection had disappeared, and the unit had adopted the scarlet coat and blue facings of the Royal Fusiliers. Stock Image. Your patriotic spirit is very commendable and I am willing to help you, only I have all the signers in your book and only last year I made a contribution to the Lord Mayor of London for the?

The battalion was evacuated to Mudros on 12 December the whole Suvla sector was evacuated shortly afterwards but was re-inserted in the Cape Helles sector on 16 December, taking up positions in the 'Gully Beach' area.

The 7th, mounted on horses, along with two regiments of Loyalist militia, cleared the region north of Georgetown, South Carolina of partisans while en route.

In this record of Arthurdon Road, those joining up in far outnumber those from He was eventually discharged in March The Germans sang and shouted and cheered, and we sang and cheered. I also offer a comprehensive, fast and cost-effective military history research service.

The photograph is taken from the excellent WW1 Cemeteries website. Formation[ edit ] It was formed as a fusilier regiment in by George Legge, 1st Baron Dartmouthfrom two companies of the Tower of London guard, and was originally called the Ordnance Regiment.

He is commemorated on the Arras Memorial, meaning that he has no known grave; given that this was months before the register was compiled, one must assume that his family did not know of his fate in the summer of — months after his death.

In it was posted to Guernseyand in to BelfastIreland. I have the autographed photographs of everyone you mention and of all these gallant leaders a longhand letter, with the exception of your Prime Minister. Peace and goodwill amongst men during peace time one can quite understand but peace and goodwill amongst men who have been murdering one another for the past five months is incredible and if I had not seen for myself the effects of Christmas on these two lines of trenches I should never have believed them.

It reads: 'Dear Mr Craddock-Jones, I received your letter telling me all about your book with the signatures on the title page.

No 15 Platoon, in reserve in the Z hedge, were almost wiped out by a salvo of German shells. It served with the regulars during the guerrilla phase of the war, involving long marches, including the 'Great De Wet Hunt', and then tedious garrison duty in the Blockhouse lines. The service dates of those whose information I have been able to uncover may suggest that there were some others who joined up earlier but died or were discharged.

In June the battalion was disbanded and personnel were posted to other battalions of the division.“work in progress” book enti-tled, “The Paper Trail of the Ken-tucky National Guard” that Chronological Record of Ky Units 7 During Civil War A synopsis of the Civil War 9 Adair – Allen - Anderson 12 The orders to create a new Regiment came from the Gov-ernor of the State.

He issued orders to raise a Regiment in a. Under the reforms, the regiment became The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) on 1 July and soon afterwards was assigned its own 1st and 2nd Volunteer Battalions (formerly 10th and 23rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteer Corps respectively).

The regiment's 2nd regular battalion took part in the Second Boer War from to Branch: British Army. Soldiers Died in the Great War: The London Regt., Honorable Artillery Company (Infantry), Inns of Court Officers Training Corps 21st London Regiment (1st Surrey Rifles) Ackford R H Rfn:.

"London Regiment" and "The London Regiment" redirect here. For the later regiment, see London Regiment ().

WAR RECORD OF THE 21ST LONDON REGIMENT (FIRST SURREY RIFLES) 1914

The London Regiment was an infantry regiment in the British Army, part of the Territorial Force (renamed the Territorial Army in ). The regiment saw distinguished service in World War I and was disbanded inshortly before World War II, when most of its battalions were Allegiance: United Kingdom.

War Record of the 21st London Regiment (first Surrey Rifles) (Paperback) by Naval & Military Press and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at hildebrandsguld.com The Regiment managed to avoid amalgamation but the number of precedence was dropped and became The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment).

The Regiment went on to serve during the Second Boer Wars (–) and two World Wars.