4 edition of King OS Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the Great War, 1914-1918 found in the catalog.
January 30, 2004
by Naval & Military Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||424|
The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum. The National Army Museum works together with Regimental and Corps Museums across the country to help provide a network of military museums for everyone to visit and enjoy. Explore the history and collections of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by visiting the regimental museum in Doncaster. The 5th Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (5th Bn KOYLI), was a unit of Britain's Territorial Force formed in from Volunteer units originally raised in the West Riding of Yorkshire in It served in some of the bitterest fighting on the Western Front during World War I, leading the attack at the tank battle of Cambrai and defending Bucquoy in March Branch: Territorial Army.
Roll of service in the Great War, e outbreak of war he hurried home fromRhodesia and was in rapid succession a memberof a New Zealand Corps, an ambulance driveron the Belgian Front, and a horse February he obtained a commission inthe Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry withwhich, and the 21st Divisonal Cyclists. Miners' Battalion, A History of the 12th (Pioneers) King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry follows the battalion throughout the war and shows how the men, mainly Yorkshire miners, applied their civilian skills to the purposes of war.
Corporal Herbert Sutcliffe, , King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 9th Battalion. Herbert Sutcliffe was born in Ossett in the second child and second son of gas stoker John William Sutcliffe and his wife, Rhoda, who married in The couple had six children from their marriage, but two of the children died before April to the memory of those officers/ non-commissioned officers and men/ of the 2/4th battalion/ the king's own yorkshire light infantry / 62nd division who fell in the battle/ of cambrai 20th november / presented with gratitude by lieutenant sidney a. v. butler/ of that battalion who was wounded at havrincourt/ born 7th septemeber - died.
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King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry In The Great War [Bond, R. C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry In The Great War /5(4). king’s own yorkshire light infantry in the great war This history gives an account of the activities of the 13 battalions of the regiment that saw action, all on the Western Front with one going on to Salonika and one to Italy.
In Aug he transferred to the Yorkshire and Lancashire Regiment then in September to the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. In March he was transferred again to the Durham Light Infantry, but was soon moved to the Labour Corps, probably due to ill health.
Inscription REMEMBER BEFORE GOD/ THE OF ALL RANKS/ OF THE KING'S OWN/ YORKSHIRE LIGHT/ INFANTRY WHO GAVE/ THEIR LIVES IN THE/ GREAT WAR - / WHOSE NAMES ARE INSCRIBED IN THE/ BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE/ LAID.
2nd Battalion, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Battalion, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry were in Dublin with 13th Brigade, 5th Division when war broke out in August They proceeded to France with the BEF and landed at Le Havre on the 16th of August 9th Battalion King's Own Yorshire Light Infantry I am reseraching a Serjeant Arthur Harry Morton who was in the 9th Battalion of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) and was killed on the 9th August The battalion was part of the.
The embossed brass Princess Mary tins were given as Christmas presents for those serving at Christmas The gift was the idea of Princess Mary, daughter of King George V.
In the regimental title was changed to the The King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), and in to The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
With the creation of the Territorial Force inthe 1st Volunteer Battalion was reorganised as the 4th and 5th Battalions (TF), while the 3rd Battalion was transferred to the Special Reserve. In it was re-titled as the King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) and then served during the Third Burmese War, the Ashanti Expedition, the Boer War and two World Wars.
In the Regiment was merged with the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, the Durham Light Infantry and the Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry to form the Light Infantry. 1 September 4th absorbed 5th Reserve Bn. Moved in October to Rugeley Camp, going on to Bromeswell in July and finally Southend in October Men of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry resting on the way down from the trenches, near Wieltje, Ypres, 1 October Imperial War Museum image Q The war history of The 1/4th Battalion The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in WWII.
WHEATER, W A RECORD OF THE SERVICES OF THE FIFTY-FIRST LONGMANS, 1st edn, iv + pp, cond vg, spine slightly torn, new end papers.
First Ypres, October to November The 2nd KOYLI, 13th Brigade, were part of the 5th Division (Regular), Battle of Messines 31st of October to November. (2nd King Own Scotish Borderers and 2nd KOYLI in Cavalry Corps).
Second Battle of Ypres, April to May The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) was a regiment of the British Army. It officially existed from tobut its predecessors go back to The regiment's traditions and history are now maintained by The 53rd Regiment of Foot was raised in Leeds in and renumbered the 51st in January This is the First Edition, circa (worn and damaged ex-Library) The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry began the First World War with five Battalions: the 1st and 2nd (in Singapore and Dublin respectively); the 3rd Special Reserve at the Depot in Pontefract, and two Territorial Battalions, the 4th in Wakefield and the 5th in Rating: % positive.
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Roll of Honour, Gallantry Medal roll, war diaries, list of officers, maps, papers relating to specific battalions, Roll of Honour, maps, papers relating to specific battalions, Date: Held by: King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Regimental Museum, not available at The National Archives.
Soldiers Died in the Great War, The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). Twenty-two men of the Yorkshire Light Infantry under a lance-corporal were among the escort of a convoy which was attacked on the Pretoria-Rustenburg road on 3rd December The escort "fought with great gallantry", and were able to save one-half of the convoy.
Out of their 23 present the Yorkshire Light Infantry lost 5 killed and 6 wounded. About this Item: Lund Humphries & Co. (Subject: Regimental & Unit Histories - General) With over names of officers. Each entry includes rank, service dates, decorations and postings.
Over the years The Regiment's titles have included the 53rd, 51st, Second Madras Light Infantry, th Madras Light Infantry, the South Yorkshire and the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
At the outbreak of the First World War, he returned to the United Kingdom and re-enlisted in the Army as a Reservist officer joining the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Western Front. Harry Greenwood was to serve in the front-lines on the Western Front literally from the outbreak of the war to the end of it.
The King's own Yorkshire Light Infantry Memorial, Tyne Cot Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 9, recorded WW1 deaths for the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.Buy Soldiers Died in the Great War, The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) Pt.
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