Archive for category Territorial Army

398: Reserve Regiments, Kings Colonials

Posted by on Sunday, 7 December, 2014

374: Frontiersmen, On war service etc.

Posted by on Sunday, 8 July, 2012

The Legion of Frontiersmen of the Commonwealth History & Archives The Founder: Roger Pocock born 150 years ago in 1865: Capt. Henry Roger Ashwell Pocock. “A splendid adventure”. Although he liked to claim he was born at the main family home town of Cookham, in fact Roger Pocock was born at Tenby in South Wales, […]

107: War Raised Units 1914-1918 Badges

Posted by on Wednesday, 24 November, 2010

War Raised Units 1914-1918 Badges

106: Territorial Regiments: Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire

Posted by on Wednesday, 24 November, 2010

 Herefordshire Light Infantry   The Herefordshire Light Infantry was a regiment of the British Army from 1861 to 1967. Its heritage survives as a platoon of (E) Company, 4th Battalion the Mercian Regiment. The Regiment had no lineal connection with the 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot. History The 1st Administrative Battalion, Herefordshire and Radnorshire Rifle Volunteers […]

105: Honourable Artillery & Infantry Company (1537)

Posted by on Wednesday, 24 November, 2010

Honourable Artillery Company The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1537 by King Henry VIII and is the second oldest military organisation in the world (behind the Vatican’s Pontifical Swiss Guard).  Today, there is additionally a registered HAC charity whose purpose is to attend to the “better defence of the realm”. This […]

104: Volunteers, Cyclists etc

Posted by on Wednesday, 24 November, 2010

Volunteers etc

76: The Monmouthshire Regiment (1860)

Posted by on Monday, 22 November, 2010

 Monmouthshire Regiment The Monmouthshire Regiment was a territorial infantry regiment of the British Army. Originating in units of rifle volunteers formed in Monmouthshire in 1859, the regiment served in the Second Anglo-Boer War and the First and Second World Wars before losing its separate identity in 1967. Origins Units of rifle volunteers were formed throughout […]