worcestershire regiment service numbers
Lauren, please see the last paragraph on this blog post regarding WW2 records. In the records it states his residence as Beggars Bush Barracks. I have found his medal card, which states he was in 15th london regiment, 705282, 23rd London regiment, a/204954, and the ASC remounts, R/4/232361. How on earth would I be able to publish every single regimental number issued and the date on which it was issued? Do you think there will be anything you can find out about reason for this and dates/battles he served etc? View this object Soldiers of 4th Battalion The Worcestershire Regiment at Cambrai, 1917 Origins hi Pauli am looking for details on my great grandfather John Feeney. I've been researching I can't find his service record. You'll need to check the casualty lists James. Do you know why they were missed? Thank you so muchMargaret, Hello,my relative was in the war in 1939 from what it says online. During this period many Worcestershire Regiment officers and men where transferred to the RFC, which later became the RAF. The museum is unlikely to be able to help, I would have thought, and they won't hold service records which are all in WO 363 and WO 364 - assuming they survive. All Ive been able to find is a copy of his medal card (which doesnt have much info on it), and Im assuming some sort of dispatch note that has him and two other soldiers listed as dangerously ill from Malaria. By July 1916 this had reached 421. You can request this yourself and photograph the pages but iy you don;t have the time or inclination for this, please drop me a line: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Matk, I believe there is a file for this man at The National Archives under reference: WO 339/23569. Extracts from the notebook of Lieutenant William Tunstall who served with the 36th Regtiment during the Peninsular War. The Worcestershire Regiment was a line infantry regiment in the British Army, formed in 1881 under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot and the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot. On the 10th July 1944 the attack on Hill 112 started and went on for nearly two weeks. Volunteers, 1904 - 1906, and as acting squadron sergeant major with the Worcestershire Yeomanry, 1906 - 1915. Hi, I am trying to get information on my Great grandfather. So I hope I can pick up the twitter lingo very quickly as I don't want to annoy and turn people off. R S Bedachungen. Mark. Do you have any suggestions that may help me get a bit more info. Paul offers a great service.HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.DM, David, many thanks; I was pleased to be able to assist you.Paul, Hi Paul,Interesting blog! 9,460 officers and men gave their lives, 71 Battle Honours were awarded and eight VCs one of whom, attached to the RFC, was the . and that his number was 4134. 9,460 officers and men gave their lives, 71 Battle Honours were awarded and eight VCs one of whom, attached to the RFC, was the airman Leefe Robinson, famous for shooting down a zeppelin. I have been told that he got medals too, but still unable to find anything.Surely if he was discharged unfit medically then why would Nr have been reinstated a year later? The 3rd Battalion was raised on the 14th February and the 4th Battalion on the 10th March. He returned to active service after that. I am trying to find photos of him and his battalion? Find a stables in Worcestershire on Gumtree, the #1 site for Stuff for Sale classifieds ads in the UK. Thanks for the quick response.I was thinking of approaching the South Staffs Regiment in Lichfield to see what they can provide. From June 1952 to . 1st VSC: numbers within the range 6693 to 6855, 2nd VSC: numbers within the range 6808 to 6878. Hi Paul, I hope that you can help clear something up. Husband of Margaret (King) married 1913 and father to Evelyn born 1914. The reason i ask i have just obtained my great grandfathers WW1 medals and would like some information and any pictures if possible. It was retitled as 17th Garrison Bn of the Worcestershire Regiment on 25 May 1918 18 June 1918: transferred to 121st Brigade in 40th Division I also have Alan Grint's excellent The Faith and Fire within".I am seeking 2 things:A group photo of the Hexham (A company) and Corbridge (E Company) 1/4th NF (Territorials). Do you know how i can find any information on him regarding the war? A few emails and following a very reasonable fee , Paul provided us with documents and a lovely very sensitive report about my great uncle Leslie Pope who served in the oxford and bucks infantry in 1918 . Thank you for visiting this blog. Support Connect is a company which makes funded support available to Apprentices and other learners. - 14606Rank - privateRegiment - South StaffordshireI'm afraid that's all I have. Private Harold Sissons, Service No. So far I have discovered that he was kicked in the abdomen by men off duty and was hospitalised off and on until he was discharged in March 1915.However in December 1916 when he marries Elsie Jane Adams in Aberdeen it clearly states on the marriage certificate that he was currently stationed in France and is a gunner for B Battallion in the Machine Gun Corps. This website covers key areas such as history, battalions, colonels, emblems and badges, regimental colours . Private Herbert Thomas Beard served with the 1st Battalion Worcestershire Regtiment in the Boer War in South Africa in 1900. His regimental number is 14630 and he was a private in the 2nd battalion for the worcestershire regiment. Absolutely brilliant. The Worcestershire Regiment was formed on the 1st July 1881; the 1st Battalion from the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot, and the 2nd Battalion from the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot. Thanks Pam. I would guess he probably enlisted in 1908 and had been in India for maybe a year when the census was taken. British Army regiments. Many thanks for your help Paul, it's much appreciated. They lived in Cork city and had a family. I am looking for information regarding my Grand Father Andrew J Farrington Service number 9666 who served in the RDF or the Connaught Rangers during WWIIs there a data base or data that you can point me to Thank you. He was with Regiment 3,3rd Battalion Scottish Rifles, Regimental Number 5657. Free shipping for many products! Army Service Numbers 1881-1918 British regimental number research. Lived in warrington. Can you help me get in contact please? It served in France and Belgium in the . My question is would have they allowed him to join up in 1891 aged 16. Use the regimental numbers and dates on which these were issued, below, He was discharged after contracting Malaria. The photos are presented in the following catogories: Do you have an opinion or any information you would like to share with us? You list regimental numbers, but obviously with huge gaps. . You'll appreciate that John Davis is a very common name, hence the need for as much information as you can muster.Paul, Dear Paul,I am trying to investigate the history of my grandfather Lt. Llewelyn Roberts, who was in the 11th Battalion of the South Wales Borderers, which I understand were formed at Brecon on 5 December 1914,by the Welsh National Executive Committee, (David Lloyd George) and disbanded in France on 27 February 1918. Eventually he joined the 8th Hussars as a farrier No 314829 his residence at the time of his marriage was Cavalry Barracks, Fulford road, York this was on 27 February 1926, he was 31 years old. 1st Invalids - 41st (Welsh) Regiment of Foot later The Welsh Regiment (first raised as the Regiment of Invalids, in 1688) Agile and Bolton Wanderers - Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Ally Sloper's Cavalry - Army Service Corps (humorous back . But I have reason to believe that John was born in Bristol. He was also in the Army where he served in India during a secondment to the Nagpur Railway, rifle volunteers where he made lieutenant. Hi PaulIm researching info on my great great uncle Private Neil Steel 3500 5th Batt Cameron Highlanders. Worcestershire Regiment  Labour Corps  Royal Warwickshire Regiment  Royal Engineers  Gloucestershire Regiment  Machine Gun Corps  Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry  Army Service Corps  Hampshire Regiment  South Staffordshire Regiment  Show more Service Re Alexander HunterCareer soldier, joined the BW in 1904, probably a reservist by 1914. I will definitely be recommending you to others who need help with their research.Kind regards,Ben, Hi PaulMy grandfather Edwin Whiting has records showingG/17901 East Kent Regiment 8th Battalion 65417 Royal Fusiliers 29th Battalion602625 London Regiment 18th Reserve BattalionWounded 14.11.17 (Wounded List 5416, 20.11.17)I just want to know about the movement between regiments and which one he was in when wounded.Any initial help gratefully received. Recruiting in the Worcestershire Regiment was a slow and often tedious affair in the 1880s. If you have a specific query please drop me a line at the address above and I'll tell you whether I can help or not. It won't costyou the odds either. In an effort to preserve the history of these officer, this website is now building up a record of all the Battalion Commanders. Is there anywhere else I can search to learn more about him and hopefully his father and mother's names? people will follow you if they feel you have something to say - or if they feel they want to say soemthing to you.Paul, Thanks for the understanding and of course I will continue to engage. Re Stanley Riccalton, I regret the only details I have regarding this man are the posts you can see from October 2016. Service records for all of the sample numbers and dates below survive in the series, at the National Archives (and also online at. Ok, thanks Chris. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Worcestershire Regiment Brass Button, FIRM, King's Crown, 25.5 mm, JR Gaunt at the best online prices at eBay! 17th (Service) Battalion 25 May 1918: the 1st Provisional Garrison Guard Bn of the Labour Corps joined 176th Brigade in 59th (2nd North Midland) Division. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for British Army Worcestershire regiment shoulder patch High quality Reproduction at the best online prices at eBay! All of this information will be helpful when you are searching. In my experience, unless the regimental museum has surviving enlistment registers, I can certainly hold my own. We are more interested in his earlier number 18681 for Royal Field Artillery. Download Worcestershire Regiment in the Great War Vol 2 book PDF by Capt H. FitzM. 1951-1952 Malaya Many thanks for the feedback.Paul, Hi Paul,Researching my Gt Grandfather William Lindsay B.1872 Burntisland, Fifeshire, Scotland. The man far left is James Goodson and you can read about him here: http://worldwar1veterans.blogspot.com/2011/11/james-goodson.html. I found an old photo of my great grandfather wearing what looked like some form of military uniform. "Again, the relevant URL is: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/requests-for-personal-data-and-service-records, Hi Paul,Am researching two family ancestors/membersmy Great Uncle - Private Alexander Hunter, Black Watch Royal Highlanders. CLICK HERE, 1808-1811 Peninsular Have a look here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/requests-for-personal-data-and-service-records. If you could help me in any way I would be most appreciative. Mar 2020 - Present3 years 1 month. !Christopher Hebden had previous service in Scarborough Police and Monmouthshire Constabulary plus years of experience with horses, prior to joining up.Please let me know if you'd like more details - including sight of photos. They were both named Charles Flynn. Hi I am trying to track down details for John Davis who I believed served with the 3rd Gloucester Regiment. His service number for example was 6, but I have found another record that looks like the same man with a service record of 10129 so i think he was renumbered as part of Kitchener's new army? I have his WW1 medals and can find his medal card (WO 372/7/36548) however i can find no other details of his service. Shown as 20/05/1916 30 Div . Unfortunately I could see no service reocrd and no medal information for this man (searching for him using his name and the regimental number as the search criteria). Hi Paul,I am currently researching my great grandfather Private John Horrigan for a history project at my school. This section gives details the history of the barracks from 1874 to 1990. If he died during WW1 he will be on the CWGC website somewhere: https://www.cwgc.org/, Hi Paul, I am trying to research my grandfather & Great grandfather:William Williams, No. I can't find anything specific on ancestry and any searches bring up alot of records as he has a common name. rank visitors / pageviews; 823833: atob.com. The only information I currently have is that he was in the Worcestershire Regiment 38642 ACQM Sgt and the Dorsetshire Regiment 8748 ACQM Sgt. Follow the link I give. Between 1st July 1881 and 24th August 1891, the regiment recruited just 2991 men, an annual average of 294 men per annum. Many thanks for any help you can give. Again father unknown, his birth certificate says illegitimate. Re Lance-Corporal Frederick Lascelles Brown try running some searches on my British Army Ancestors website here: https://britisharmyancestors.co.uk/, @K re your 16th December comment, do have a look at mt British Army Ancestors website and in particular the opening paragraph on the About page: https://britisharmyancestors.co.uk/about-us/, Hi, we are trying to find information about the photo that was posted on this page of your blog. 45146, and Rifle Brigade no. Thanks for your help.I may be back in touch later on for further in/research that you do.Nick, Hi Paul I am hoping you can help me I am trying to trace as much information about my great granddad but have no family to help me. Moderators:Kevin Lynott, peter, LarsA Post a new topic 117 topics Page 1of 3 1, 2, 3 Topics Replies Views I have a photo of his regiment in Caterham from that date. It later became Known as the 29th Regiment of Foot. Monday 4th August 2014 marks 100 years since the start of the World War One. We unlock funded resource and put in place mentoring, study support, specialist support and assistive technologies to enhance the experience . To join them or review events. Overview. it seems likely that he followed his brother Maurice Lloyd into the 121st royal field artillery (38th welsh) in the later part of world war one. Any help appreciated. If you have access to The Times online you'll find them there. I also have his big green Worcerestershire Regiment in the Great War book. David HortonThank you for your comment and your compliments. Keith, please drop me a line to email@example.com and we can discuss next steps. Records include details of Service, Medals, Gallantry Awards, Assignments as well as details of rank. and "9th Company" on 'Burnt Records'.Interesting that you have P/2919 listed also! It reads that he joined Th R.F.A.T. Google Irish Guards Archive. Is it possible to tell shich RAMC unit he served with?Regards,Cliff, CliffThanks for posting. Thanks for your help Paul. During the First World War, members of the Regiment were awarded nine Victoria Crosses, 70 Distinguished Service Orders(and 12 bars), 288 Military Crosses(and 36 bars), 227 Distinguished Conduct Medals(and 8 bars). The Worcestershire Regiment was a line infantry regiment in the British Army, . Appointed to the 36th Regt. Many nicknames were used by successor regiments (following renaming or amalgamation). It has the following information:this is fred's address and his photoM.2./156830.Pte. We know he served in North Africa. 1900-1902 Boer War Hi there PaulDo you know how I could go about researching a man who was a Staff Instructor in the Army Gymnastics Staff between 15-19. Pagination. He joined in 1917 and went out to France in April 1918, and I know much about the battle in which he went missing, presumed killed, but I can't identify which trench he would have been in unless I can find out his company. Where would I find that kind of record? Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Worcestershire Regiment Blazer badge  at the best online prices at eBay! Ive found the service record for one of the other two, Private George William Port (it is listed as Pte G. Part), and in his service record it has him being reported as dangerously ill from Malaria on 24th September, 1917, so Id assume J. I am researching Drummer William Cook 5th Battalion Yorks and Lancs Regiment gassed and died 19th December 1915.