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BORDER REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR

by Col. H. C. Wylly

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  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Naval & Military Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • History / Military / General,
  • Military Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8966278M
    ISBN 101847342728
    ISBN 109781847342720

      Col. H.C. Wylly in his history The Border Regiment in the Great War describes the 2nd Borders participation in First Ypres in October and an abortive attack on Decem from Sailly between the road SE of La Cordonniere Farm and the Black Watch on their right along the Sailly-Fromelles road. If you PM me your email address, I can send you a scan of the pages.   The Border Regiment in the Great War Before the Great War the Border Regiment, primarily recruited from the Lakeland counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, consisted of two Regular and two Territorial battalions, plus the Regimental Depot. During the war this was increased to a total of thirteen battalions by the raising of volunteer service.

    Glory is No Compensation. The Border Regiment at Gallipoli, With Stuart Eastwood and Clive Elderton [Ralph May ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Physical description; pages: illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm. Notes; Includes bibliographical references () and index. Subjects; Great Britain. Army. Border Regiment - History.   The 10 best books about war but his account of service as an year-old private with the Border Regiment in Burma is a superlative work. It .

      My great grandad lance corporal John Robert Scott served in the 1st world war with the 5th battalion of the border regiment. He died on 4th august of pneumonia. This was due to mustard gassing in the second battle of ypres, the battle of julien 24th april-4th may I . Hi Len, Welcome to the forum! You’re quite right, the cap-badge you’ve shown is the correct pattern for 5 th (Cumberland) Bn (T.F.), The Border Regiment, as adopted in For Other Ranks, the badge was in white metal, and worn on the peaked Forage Cap when in ‘Review Order’ (i.e. when wearing scarlet Full Dress, either for parade or for ‘walking-out’), and also on the khaki.


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BORDER REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR by Col. H. C. Wylly Download PDF EPUB FB2

I found this to be an absolutely fascinating regimental history of the Border Regiment during the Great War. I bought it to learn more information surrounding the events of my great uncle’s death (he served with the Second Battalion in and was killed in ).5/5(2). The Border Regiment in the Great War provides you with an in-depth and uniquely composed view of the Regiment.

Colonel H. Wylly brings together a diverse and seemingly impossible collection of detailed histories divided into 14 chapters covering the opening of the War to the final advances that would see in a victorious end to such a bitter conflict.

1st Battalion 25th Division 2nd Battalion 8th Battalion advance Allied Army arrived artillery attack barrage Battalion The Border Battle Border Regiment Brigade British camp Captain carried casualties close command commenced Company continued Corps cover December defence direction Division early enemy established Farm fighting finally fire flank Force formed forward four front line.

Before the Great War the Border Regiment, recruited from the Lakeland counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, consisted of two Regular and two Territorial battalions, plus the Regimental Depot.

During the war this was increased to a total of thirteen battalions by the raising of volunteer service battalions. The Border Regiment in the Great War. Home.

Our collections. Books The Border Regiment in the Great War. description Object description. Includes index. Object description. Printed for private circulation only.

Object description. Three folding maps in pocket attached to rear cover. Show more. Before the Great War the Border Regiment, recruited from the Lakeland counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, consisted of two Regular and two Territorial battalions, plus the Regimental Depot.

During the war this was increased to a total of thirteen battalions by the raising of. I was wondering if anyone has a copy of the above book and would be kind enough to possibly help me with the following, I have two soldiers from the 8 th Battalion, who I believe joined the latter on the 1 st of April The Border Regiment in the Great War by Colonel H C Wylly.

Before the Great War the Border Regiment, recruited from the Lakeland counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, consisted of two Regular and two Territorial battalions, plus the Regimental Depot.

During the war this was increased to a total of thirteen battalions by the raising of volunteer service battalions.5/5(2). Border Regiment. The Museum has a database of 25,+ names of soldiers, including those who were killed in the Border Regiment and Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry during WW1; a limited amount of information is held on the Cumberland Artillery (4th East Lancashire Howitzer Brigade).

Border Regiment in the Great War Col. Wylly Tightly written regimental history of the Border Regiment in the Great War, which blends the story of its 13 battalions in six theatres of war into one continuous narrative.

The 8th Battalion World War One casualty list has been compiled using the publication Soldiers Died in the Great WarVol The Border Regiment and cross-referenced with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database. The number of casualties compiled to date does not necessarily reflect the total number of casualties for this Formed / active: September — July 1st Battalion, The Border Regiment were in Maymyo, Burma when war broke out in August As soon as a territorial unit arrived to take over the garrison, they departed for England, landing at Avonmouth on the 10th of January The 3rd Battalion, The Border Regiment was a reserve battalion, it remained in UK throughout the war as a depot and training unit.

At the outbreak of war in August they were based in Carlisle but moved to Shoeburyness on mobilisation and then in January to Conway, in November to Barrow and finally in March to Great Crosby for duty with the Mersey Garrison.

Capt. Adam Fulton 2nd Btn. Border Regiment. Adam Fulton served with the 6th & 2nd Battalions, Border Regiment. Buy Border Regiment in the Great War at Pickup & delivery Books: Border Regiment In The Great War (Paperback) Specifications.

Publisher: Naval & Military Press. Book Format: Paperback. Number of Pages: Author: H C. Books Available Border Regiment in the Great War Soldiers Who Died in the Great War The Border Regiment Officers Died in the Great War BORDER REGIMENT: Battalion Unknown Adams W A Border R Captain: Photo Brett H Pte: Short Record Of Service Brown G E 2nd Lt: Group Photo Cockle M J D Captain: Group Photo Cooper J Sergt.

In the 55th was give a county title and became ‘The 55th (Westmoreland) Regiment of Foot’. The Regiment went on to serve during the 1st Anglo-Chinese War (–42) and the Crimean War ().

In both of these historic Regiments were merged as part of the Childers Reforms to become The Border Regiment.

Border Regiment (Cumberland) According to British Army WWI Pension RecordsWilliam Nixon Yeowart (born 28 May ) was an 'Apprentice Fitter' from Whitehaven, he joined 5th Battalion Cumberland Border Regiment in and was at Barrow Camp in the summers of and and at Dolphinhome Camp in the summer of Colonel Wylly, C.B., author of the The Border Regiment in the Great War (book), briefly writes his only account of their actions by stating: “ On arrival in India in Decemberthe 1st/4th Battalion relieved the 1st Battalion of the Regiment at Maymyo and provided a detachment at Mandalay.

Some little trouble had for months past been. Books about the Border Regiment during WW1 The Border Regiment in the Great War Before the Great War the Border Regiment, primarily recruited from the Lakeland counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, consisted of two Regular and two Territorial battalions, plus the Regimental Depot.

Buy Soldiers Died in the Great War, The Border Regiment Pt. 39 New edition by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(8).Interests: Collecting the uniforms, arms, accoutrements and medals primarily of the Commonwealth countries from WW1, as well as being a member of the Great War living history group The Vickers Machine Gunners Society Looking for anything militarily related to the names of COSST, DENSLEY, DUREPAIRE, SHOPLAND and UPTON.In the final effort to relieve Ladysmith the Imperial Light Infantry took the place in the brigade of the Border Regiment, which on the 27th, the day of the great assault on Pieter's Hill, was, along with the Composite Rifle Battalion, employed in keeping up a continuous long-range fire on the enemy's trenches from the hills south of the Tugela.