5th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers) First World War (1914-1918) Total names on memorial: 0 Served and returned: 0 Died: 0 Exact count: yes Information shown: regiment AU $7.50. Northamptonshire Regiment (d.25th April 1917). On relief from above trenches 'B' Company moved to TURNERS TOWN DUGOUTS. He was then transferred to the Canadian Field Hospital in Boulogne, where the Doctor was Lieutenant Colonel John McRae, who wrote the famous poem ‘In Flanders Field’. July 1915 : embarked at Liverpool and moved to Gallipoli via Mudros. please Add a Name to this List 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. 6th (Service) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. August 1914 : in Northampton. On 1 January 1917, the 62nd Provisional Bn became the 9th Northants. L/cpl Stanley James Neel Care 7th Btn. He transferred to the 297th POW Company Labour Corps and served under 650177 until his Class Z. He was finally notified that as he had reached the ‘age limit of liability’ on 20th November 1945, he could finally relinquish his commission. D Co. Northamptonshire 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. Cpl. He is remembered on both The War Memorial and The Alamada, St. Andrews Church, Ampthill. A depot/training unit, it moved on mobilisation to Portland. I trained my gun on this and waited. Formed at Northampton in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached as Army Troops to 12th (Eastern) Division. He attested 12th October 1916 and joined Army Reserve. OLD HISTORIC MILITARY PHOTO OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT 2nd BATTALION 1927. We currently have a huge backlog of stories and historical documents which need to be edited or transcribed for display online, if you have a good standard of written English, an interest in the two World Wars and a little time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. 2 September 1915 : landed at Boulogne. Northamptonshire Regiment (d.4th Nov 1918), Pte. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial 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. Mobbs enlisted as a 13 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre. It became known as "The Mobbs' own" because one of the first men to volunteer was Edgar Mobbs, a well-known Rugby player. Charles L Field. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT. (d.17th Apr 1917), Tarry George Alfred. Albert Edward Picton 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment (d.12th April 1917). If you are enjoying the site, please consider making a donation, however small On returning to England he was transferred again to the Northumberland Fusiliers and relinquished his commission on 21st December 1920, but retained the rank of 2nd lieutenant. Records of 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment from other sources. Abington Park 14 March 1918 : disbanded. Lance Corporal Wilby was discharged to base on 13th May and returned to duty in the field on 20th May 1916. Private, 13514. During the latter part of 1918, he took part in the final advance on Albert, on the Somme in August 1918, Epehy in September 1918 and Cambrai in October 1918. Northamptonshire Regiment (d.4th Nov 1918) Stanley enlisted in Eastbourne Sussex on 24th January 1916 where he trained with the Northamptonshire Regiment who had moved to down from Northampton. The regiment was initially based at Gibraltar Barracks in Northampton. 7th Battalion The Manchester Regiment (TA) As per the newly formed 6th Battalion . 7th (Service) Battalion After this, the battalion was sent to Notre Dame les Dames on the Aisne, and fought there on 27th May 1918. Tel: 01604 838111 Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. Based initially at Cley next the Sea, it moved to Sheringham in mid 1918. 8 April 1916 : became 4th Reserve Bn. Northamptonshire Regiment (d.12th Feb 1918), L/Cpl. Fax: 01604 838720 New 6th and 7th Battalions were formed in 1939. Library contains many many diary entries, personal letters and other documents, all transcribed into plain text. 5 November 1914 : landed at Le Havre. 11th Battalion, the Royal Fusiliers. Formed at Northampton in September 1914 as part of K2 and attached as Army Troops to 18th (Eastern) Division. The thrilling story we publish below was written by Corporal Albert Oates, a machine gunner of the 7th Northamptons, whose pen, alas will tell no more of the glorious episodes of the war. Sergt. For more information please see our page on. He was mobilised on 3rd March 1917 then passed back to B Reserve 5th March 1917. Want to know what life was like during the Great War? His family learned the news via a letter from chum Pte Hanby to his own parents living in Old Bedford Road, Luton. January 1915 : converted into Pioneer Battalion for same Division. At the same time 7th Northamptonshire Regiment took over following trenches on our right;- H-2, H-3, J-1, J-2, and J-3-EXTENSION as far as J-3-RIGHT. Died 27 August 1917 possibly during the skirmishing following the fighting around Langemark, 16-18 August 1917 in the 3rd Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele). (d.2nd Sep 1916), Hilliard Albert Henry. November 1914 : transferred to 54th Brigade in same Division. Like this page to receive our updates, add a comment or ask a question. The Mobbs' Own the 7th Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment [1914-1918] Books The glorious Sixth a day to day history, recording the movements of the 6th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment … Northamptonshire Regiment (d.18th Aug 1916), Cpl. 73rd Brigade / 24th Division 8th August : Fricourt area. On his enlistment papers it states that he was 5ft 3 inches tall, of sallow complexion with dark eyes and hair and was a Wesleyan. Private 202019, 7th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. L/Sgt. The 7th Dorsets came into being at Wyke Regis on 21st November 1914, but cannot be said to have properly formed as a battalion until 30th January 1915. He was posted to the 7th Northamptonshire Regiment on 15th August as a Private and appointed (unpaid) Lance Corporal on 1st December 1915 and (paid) Lance Corporal on 24th December 1915. Discover The Hampshire Tigers. In 1960 the Regiment was merged with the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment to become the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Anglian Regiment. He died of his wounds on 25th April 1917 age 19 years in France and Flanders and is buried in Barlin Communal Cemetery Extension, France. His wounds included a shrapnel wound to the face. John Serley Ward 7th Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, L/cpl Stanley James Neel Care 7th Btn. 3/4th Battalion 1/4th Battalion who fought for crown and country. It was fought between French, British and Dominion forces and the German Empire in the Somme River valley and vicinity in northern France. August 1914 : in Blackdown near Aldershot under command of 2nd Brigade in 1st Division. 2nd Lt. Sydney Charles Wilby 7th Btn. Courtesy of Gary Crutchley. Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. During his time with the Northumberland Fusiliers, he took part in the defence of Operation Michael – the German offensive to push the British back from St Quentin to Amiens in late March 1918. Rank: Private Regiment: Northamptonshire Regiment Parents: Mr & Mrs Field Address: 162 Bohemian Road, St Leonards Other Info: At the Front.Additional name information from the Lives of the First World War website. 3rd (Reserve) Battalion The regimental badge as depicted on a CWGC grave stone. Formed at Northampton in September 1914 as part of K3 and came under command of 73rd Brigade in 24th Division. Formed at Northampton on 27 November 1914 as a second line unit. The casualties on the British side were high, and the battalion was sent to Givenchy, near the river Lys, to rebuild. Moved to Thetford in early 1915; went on to Harrogate in June 1916, Stockton in October 1916, Carburton Camp in May 1917 and finally to Clipstone Camp in November 1917. The Northamptonshire Regiment was formed as part of the reorganisation of the infantry by the Childers Reforms when the 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1741) and the 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot (raised in 1755) were redesignated as the 1st and 2nd battalions of the Northamptonshire Regiment, with the regimental depot at Northampton. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. On 18th September 1916, he was promoted to Corporal. This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. 2nd Battalion On 10th February Lieutenant-Colonel W.H Biddulph of the Ceylon Planters Rifle Corps was appointed Commanding Officer. NN1 5LW Formed in Warlingham in September 1915. Review of “Thousands of heroes have arisen”, Evacuation of casualties from the Somme 1916. "I waited a few minutes, and then pumped my gun at them. Returned to England, landing October 1914. The regiment then moved up to Ypres in early 1916. 5 November 1914 : landed at Le Havre. France and Flanders: WO 95/1-3154, WO 95/3911-4193 and WO 95/5500 2. 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Alexandria, Egypt. 6th (Service) Battalion The medal index card for your grandad also notes 204449 Middlesex Regt which in turn suggests 7th Battalion Middx Regt. Our Date: 1915 Aug. - 1919 June Held by: 2/4th Battalion Imperial War Museum image Q5849. The 4th Northants Regiment was formed on the 1st April 1908, its initial composition largely drawn from men who had previously served with the 1st Volunteer Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. Discharged to a field hospital and transferred to the 297th POW Company Labour Corps served. 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