Fearing invasion, the Battalion moved to the south-east coast. The Gloucestershire Regiment inherited from the 28th Regiment the privilege of wearing the back badge. Gloucestershire Regiment. Died of disease at Bloemfontein 15 May 1902. Add to Basket. Explore Virtual College Tour. The battalion, also known as the 4th (City of Bristol) Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment was entirely composed of men from the Bristol area. Died 4 May 1917 from wounds received 7 April 1917 during the German withdrawal to the Hindenburg Line. Private 6089, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment was formed from a merger of the Gloucestershire Regiment with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment. Regulr Army Battalion. Until 1942 they guarded the North-West Frontier. The citation reads as follows- The 1ST BATTALION GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT, BRITISH ARMY and TROOP C, 170TH INDEPENDENT MORTAR BATTERY, ROYAL ARTILLERY, attached, … 1st/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. In 1807, the regiment returned to Gibraltar, before joining the Peninsular War (1808-14) in 1809. Frederick Charles Bowkett, 10th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, killed 13 October 1915. Just after sun rise soldiers assigned to C Company, 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, and British Soldiers assigned to C Company, 1 Rifles, 160 (Wales) Brigade, Gloucestershire, U.K., assaulted a notional enemy village March 27. It saw action at the Somme, Arras and Ypres, before moving to the Italian Front. The 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment was a Regular Army unit originally assigned to the 8th Infantry Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division and was sent to France in September 1939, shortly after the outbreak of war. Church of England. Private 7628, "C" Company, 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. J. Attended Bradfield College from September 1901 to July 1905. Private, 9358. The Gloucestershire Regiment was formed in 1881 as a line infantry regiment of the British Army, and at the outbreak of World War I it comprised two regular battalions, three territorial battalions, and a reserve battalion.As the war progressed, it raised 18 more battalions, most of them New Army battalions of citizen soldiers answering Lord Kitchener's call to arms. This figure includes the records for the 1st/5th, 2nd/5th & 3rd/5th Battalions. They sailed on the Cymric on 1st January 1900, and arrived at Cape Town on the 21st. Moved to Chelmsford in April 1915 and on to Salisbury Plain in February 1916. Family home at Adderley Grange, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire, England. In 1803, the regiment raised a 2nd Battalion, which remained in England and Ireland until disbandment in 1814. Aged 31. 66th (or the Berkshire) Regiment of Foot 2nd Battalion; disbanded 1914: 2nd Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment Today: The Rifles. Lance Corporal Francis Preece DCM of Campden, 13th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment, killed 22 March 1918. 4-31, 1 Rifles conduct joint training operations 140327-A-XX999-001 Name Label to: L.W. Gloucestershire companies reorganised: Gloucestershire companies reorganised: A (Gloucester) Company at Gloucester with Pln at Cheltenham, amalgamation of A Coy and C Coy 1st Bn The Wessex Regiment Son of William and Rachel Cook, of Berkeley, Glos. The 12th (Service) Battalion (Bristol's Own) of the Gloucestershire Regiment (the'Glosters') was a'Pals battalion' of'Kitchener's Army' raised immediately after the outbreak of World War I through the initiative of the City of Bristol. Military Service: Captain 'D' Company 2nd/5th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. At the end of 1803, 1st Battalion moved to Malta, then to Italy in 1805, where two companies fought at Maida (1806) and Monteleone (1806). Born Berkeley, enlisted Bristol. 2nd Battalion The Royal Norfolk Regiment; Border Regiment; 1st Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment; 2nd battalion East Lancashire Regiment; Essex Regiment; 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers April 1945 to Feb 1948; Royal Scots Fusiliers The 1st Bn. Its predecessor was the 1st Volunteer Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment. The Purpose of this web site is to remember the personnel who served in The Gloucestershire Regiment and to help trace ex Glosters. Plot/Row/Section C. Grave 616. The Gloucestershire Regiment, commonly referred to as the Glosters, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army from 1881 until 1994. A Group Of Soldiers In The Gloucestershire Regiment Enjoying The Snow GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT: Battalion Unknown A'Court E E Pte 28455 : Record Of Service ... 11th Battalion (Reserve) Drake P A 2nd Lt : Photo Preston J A S Lt : Obituary 12th Battalion Duckham M Pte 260433 : Obituary Harris H J R Pte 35726 : Photo From the album "The Complete Collection of Trumpet & Bugle Calls" by Jon Yates on Napster The regiment… Courtesy of Paul Hughes. Buried in Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece. AVERIES. The battalion that will result from the merger of the Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment and the Devonshire and Dorset Regiment will be designated 1st Battalion, The Rifles. 2nd Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment. Gloucestershire Regiment (British Army) Round Cufflinks £15.00. Marshall, who served in both The 3rd Volunteer Battalion & The 6th Territorial Battalion of The Gloucestershire Regiment. 1994, with The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire), to form The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment A 2nd Battalion of both Regiments existed 1803-1814 Egypt Campaign 1801, and the Peninsula War 1808 - 1814 ( Both Regiments present) and the Battle of Maida 1806 (61st Regiment) • 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment • 2nd Division Infantry • 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) • 2nd East Anglian Regiment ... Gloucestershire Regiment (British Army) Round Cufflink and Tie Clip Set £16.99. Died of wounds in Salonika 3rd September 1918. 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