Posted 20 October , 2008 . 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. Earliest recognised formation: 48th: 1741 as Cholmondeley's Regiment, recognised as the 48th Foot in 1751. It was redesignated the 6th Battalion in October 1940 and was assigned to the 223rd Independent Infantry Brigade (Home). Below the castle was a scroll bearing the honour "Talavera", and the badge was encircled by a laurel wreath earned by the 48th Foot in 1809 during the Peninsular War. This image was created and shared by: Brian Mawdsley. Aug 1917 Became the 13th Battalion of the Royal Defence Corps. 10th July : Becourt Wood. [25] A black lanyard was worn on the battle-dress blouse introduced in 1937, and this was later adopted by the 2nd Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment. [13] The battalion saw active service as part of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in the battles of Belgium and France and had to be evacuated at Dunkirk. They became respectively the 1st and 2nd Battalions and this should be borne in mind, because in the narrative these battalions are sometimes referred to as 1st and 2nd and at other times simply as the 48th and the 58th. The 2nd Battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment were based at Colchester in 1909. Aged 35. Infantry Regiment later known as 2nd. Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment 1883-1885 76th. Following the recommendations of the 1957 Defence White Paper, the 1st Battalions of the Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire Regiments were merged on 1 June 1960 to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire). John Lingham, CB, DSO, MC, This page was last edited on 5 December 2020, at 06:52. Ordering and viewing options £3.50 - sign in to get this free; Download format PDF; Approximate size 42.5 MB; Add to basket; Order up to 10 items per basket, and up to 100 in a 30 day period. 15 officers and 548 other ranks were transported in Victoria aircraft. 48th Foot, Northamptonshire Regiment - The Heroes of Talavera Corporal of the 48th at the time of the Salamanca Campaign: The 48th Foot is the penultimate battalion I needed to complete for my British army at Oporto and they will feature in the Talavera campaign where both, 1st and 2nd, battalions took part. They were the 48 th (Northamptonshire) and the 58 th (Rutlandshire) Regiments. … [11], The 1st Battalion was a Regular Army unit that served in the Burma Campaign and India throughout the war with the 32nd Indian Infantry Brigade, 20th Indian Infantry Division. Battalion, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1887-1888 69th. 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. The Northamptonshire Regiment The battalions forming this regiment were linked before 1881, when they were territorialized under their present title. [4] In 1908, the Volunteers and Militia were reorganised nationally, with the former becoming the Territorial Force and the latter the Special Reserve;[5] the regiment now had one Reserve and two Territorial battalions. There after dark the Battalion relieved the 1st Royal Scots of the 8th Brigade. Following the recommendations of the 1957 Defence White Paper, the 1st Battalions of the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment and the Northamptonshire Regiment were merged on 1 June 1960 to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire). The Northamptonshire regiment, in Military Antique Prints and Reproductions art prints of The Northamptonshire Regiment's History. 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. Interests: Northamptonshire Regiment … With the enactment of the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907, they became the 3rd (Special Reserve) and 4th (Territorial Force) battalions respectively. The 2nd battalion sailed for South Africa in October 1899, and when Lord Methuen arrived in November the 9th Brigade was formed of troops then in Cape Colony. Up to 4 Territorial and Volunteer battalions. Early in 1901 the battalion was taken to the Central Transvaal, and along with the Wiltshire Regiment occupied posts on the line between Warm Baths and Pietersburg. Wilfrid John Jervois, MC, 1956–1960: Brig. Infantry Regiment known after 1881 as 1st. The cap badge featured a representation of a castle and key and the battle honour "Gibraltar", earned by the 58th Foot in 1779-1783. Born at Chislehurst, Kent, UK. Throughout the war, the battalion was assigned to the 17th Infantry Brigade, alongside the 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers and 2nd Seaforth Highlanders, part of the 5th Infantry Division. Up to 4 Territorial and Volunteer battalions. [16], The 4th Battalion was reformed as a 2nd Line Territorial Army formation serving in the 183rd Infantry Brigade, as part of the 61st Infantry Division. The regiment was initially based at Gibraltar Barracks in Northampton. Link to post Share on other sites. Offered here is an old original World War 1, British Army, 1st Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment, Officers' Bronze Cap Badge. The 2nd Battalion, which had been in Alexandria returned to England and then landed at Le Havre as part of the 24th Brigade in the 8th Division in November 1914 also for service on the Western Front. It saw extensive service in France, Tunisia, Sicily and Italy before ending the war in Austria. 7th Service Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment (whereabouts from August 1918 to disbandment in June 1919) Introduction To put into context the draft of men from the 2/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclists sent to France in August 1918, I will give some background information. Throughout the war the battalion was assigned to the 17th Infantry Brigade, alongside the 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers and 2nd Seaforth Highlanders, part of the 5th Infantry Division. [8] On 17 October 1935 a Royal Scot Class locomotive of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway was named The Northamptonshire Regiment at a ceremony at Northampton (Castle) Station. Pte. 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot: 1st Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. [20], The badges of the regiment included references to the units combined in 1881. Oct 1915 Deployed to Egypt and then Palestine. Private Joseph James Watts - 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment, No. [15], The 50th (Holding) Battalion was raised on 12 June 1940. The regimental stable belt consisted of equal stripes of black, buff and sky blue. [21], The collar badge (which was also used as the design for the regimental "crest"), was based on that of the Northamptonshire and Rutland Militia. James Cholmondeley A clerk prior to enlisting. Son of Henry Thoedore & Constance Monro of Templecone, East Grinstead, Sussex, UK. On the outbreak of war it was serving with the 32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division. At some point he transferred to the Northamptonshire Regiment and fought at the Battle for Boom Ravine. The Northamptonshire Regiment was formed in July 1881 out of the old 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot (which became the 1st Battalion), and the 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot (which became the 2nd Battalion). Commemorated on HELLES MEMORIAL, Turkey (including Gallipoli). [17] This regiment was short-lived, becoming part of the Royal Anglian Regiment on 1 September 1964. On the outbreak of war, it was serving with the 32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division. [1] The regiment was initially based at Gibraltar Barracks in Northampton. [7], The 5th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers) landed in France as pioneer troops to the 12th (Eastern) Division in May 1915 for service on the Western Front. [14] In August 1940, the battalion was transferred to the Royal Artillery and became 50th (Northamptonshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. I am researching Pte Walter Tysom (n) of the 1st Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment who was KIA on 04Nov18. The regiment also fought in World War II seeing action in North Africa, Sicily and Italy. The Northamptonshire Regiment Northamptonshire 58th Regiment 1/4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment 2/58th 58th 60th (later 58th) Regiment of Foot Northampton Regiment Northants The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in … previous. There seems to have been an enthusiastic take-up in Northamptonshire with close to a thousand men joining the battalion by the end of that year. The battalion was temporarily in Palestine from January to July 1930. [15], The 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion was assigned to the 143rd Infantry Brigade, part of the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division. In October, November, and December the Northamptonshire Regiment were part of a column under Major General Douglas which operated in the south-west of the Transvaal. Died 9 May 1915. [8] The 7th (Service) Battalion landed at Boulogne-sur-Mer as part of the 73rd Brigade in the 24th Division in September 1915 also for service on the Western Front. 6th (Service) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment. [7] The 6th (Service) Battalion landed in France as army troops to the 18th (Eastern) Division in July 1915 also for service on the Western Front. It travelled to Egypt and next fought in Sicily and Italy before being transferred to North-West Europe as part of 21st Army Group in February 1945. Hardcover. [12] In August 1940 the battalion was transferred to the Royal Artillery and became 50th (Northamptonshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery. 1 Jun 60: amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, to form 1st Bn, 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire) 2nd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment 1741.01.13 Gen. Hon. The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army. The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. [8], The 1/4th Battalion landed at Suvla Bay as part of the 162nd Brigade in the 54th (East Anglian) Division in August 1915; it was evacuated from Gallipoli in December 1915 and arrived at Alexandria and then served in Egypt and Palestine later. Defence of Escaut Defence of Arras Ypres-Comines Canal, 1897–1910: Maj-Gen. Robert Children Whitehead, CB, 1910–1925: Maj-Gen. George Fitzherbert Browne, CB, DSO, 1943–1953: Maj-Gen. 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. Two in the Mediterranean and one in the East. May 1915 : the formation was retitled as 162nd Brigade, 54th (East Anglian) Division. November 8 at 10:30 AM. [2], In the years 1881-1914 the two regular battalions saw overseas service in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and South Africa, with the regiment receiving battle honours for actions in the North West Frontier Province and the Second Boer War. Captain Guy Paget. [8], The 4th Battalion was transferred to the Royal Engineers and converted, before the war, into the 50th (Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers. Below the castle was a scroll bearing the honour "Talavera", and the badge was encircled by a laurel wreath earned by the 48th Foot in 1809 during the Peninsular War. 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. This post will look at army service numbers and the dates on which these were issued to men joining the regular (1st and 2nd) Battalions of the Northamptonshire Regiment between 1882 and July 1914. Commenced service (following acceptance into College but prior to matriculation) on the 7th November 1914. 2nd Brigade / 1st Division . Northamptonshire Regiment - 7th. It was redesignated the 6th Battalion in October 1940 and was assigned to the 223rd Independent Infantry Brigade (Home). The 48th Division was sent to join the British Expeditionary Force in France in early 1940, the first Territorial division to be sent overseas in the Second World War, and the battalion was exchanged for the 1st Battalion, Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry and transferred to the 11th Infantry Brigade, 4th Infantry Division. 2nd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. [14], The 4th Battalion was reformed as a 2nd Line Territorial Army formation serving in the 183rd Infantry Brigade, as part of the 61st Infantry Division. Thanks. After being evacuated to England, the battalion spent two years on home defence, re-training and re-equipping. The 2nd Battalion, which had been in Alexandria , returned to England and then landed at Le Havre as part of the 24th Brigade in the 8th Division in November 1914 also for service on the Western Front. [8], Between the two world wars, the regular battalions spent long periods in India, the 1st Battalion arriving there in 1932 and the 2nd Battalion arriving there in 1919. 15th July : Contalmaison. 2nd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. [24] The scarlet and blue officers' mess dress worn in the 1930s included collar and cuffs in the buff of the 48th and waistcoats in the black of the 58th. Defence of Escaut Defence of Arras Ypres-Comines Canal, 1937–: HRH Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, GCB CI, GCVO, GBE, 1897–1910: Maj-Gen. Robert Children Whitehead, CB, 1910–1925: Maj-Gen. George Fitzherbert Browne, CB, DSO, 1943–1953: Maj-Gen. Died from wounds in the Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 31st March 1918. Although white facings were imposed in 1881 by the Childers reforms, the old colours were still used in the regiment. From The Army Children Archive (TACA) The Royal Anglian Regiment Museum. It is respectfully dedicated to the two officers and 88 other ranks who died as a result of operations on Gallipoli. 2nd Battalion then joined the forces sent to invade Madagascar in May 1942 and then travelled to India and overland to Persia (now Iran) and Iraq in September of the same year. 1–2 Militia and Special Reserve battalions Views of India (1) taken by Private Linley of the 2nd Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment compiled whilst serving in India 1923-1938. Troops of the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment marching past Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught, at his inspection of the 2nd Brigade, near Bruay, 1 July 1918. [6][7], The 1st Battalion landed at Le Havre as part of 2nd Brigade in the 1st Division in August 1914 for service on the Western Front. The distance flown from Egypt to Iraq was 793 miles, taken from the pilot's notebook, time taken 11 hours. The role of the Holding battalion was to temporarily 'hold' men who were medically unfit, temporarily homeless, returning from abroad or awaiting orders. 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. T 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot: 1st Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. 1931 The 1st/Northamptonshire Regiment no longer appears in the returns after 1 Apr 1931. Around the circle was a laurel wreath, on the base of which was a horseshoe, representing Rutland. [7] The 7th (Service) Battalion landed at Boulogne-sur-Mer as part of the 73rd Brigade in the 24th Division in September 1915 also for service on the Western Front. The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army.Formed in the Territorial Force in February 1914, it remained in the United Kingdom throughout the First World War.After the war, in 1920, it was converted to infantry and became the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in the Territorial Army. No known grave. Published by Gale and Polden (1915) Used. [23], The collar badge (which was also used as the design for the regimental "crest"), was based on that of the Northamptonshire and Rutland Militia. 16524 LAVENDON SOLDIERS Page 1 Joseph Watts was born in Lavendon in 1874 and spent his early years living in Castle Road. 2nd Battalion then joined the forces sent to invade Madagascar in May 1942 and then travelled to India and overland to Persia (now Iran) and Iraq in September of the same year. It was raised in 1939, when the Territorial Army was doubled in size, as the duplicate of the 5th Battalion. ... and the losses of the 2nd battalion were such that its remnants were either absorbed into the 1st battalion or sent home later that year. Born at Chislehurst, Kent, UK. 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. [27] A black lanyard was worn on the battle-dress blouse introduced in 1937, and this was later adopted by the 2nd Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment. For more original cap badges for sale, click here. The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. 15th August : South Western edge of High Wood. In 1960, it was amalgamated with 1st Battalion, The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, to form the 1st Battalion, 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire). Photograph of the regimental school (scroll down) of the 1st Battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment (previously the 48th Foot) in India, probably in Secunderabad, in around 1889–90 . Wilfrid John Jervois, MC, 1956–1960: Brig. Pub. Northamptonshire Regiment - 4th Battalion This post will look at numbering in the 4th (Territorial Force) Battalion of The Northamptonshire Regiment between 1908 and 1916. 1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment 1881 Ireland: Tipperary 1884 England: Preston 1887 Warley 1890 England: Aldershot 1892.10.05 at sea 1892 India: Bangalore <1897> Secunderabad <1899> Fyzabad 1902 Dagshai <1904> Jullunder 1907 Poona 1910 Aden 1911 England: Devonport 1913 England: Aldershot 2 Bde 1914.08 France and Flanders 1 Div 1919 Ireland: … The relief was made difficult by heavy enemy fire, and not until the dawn was it possible adequately to take stock of the position. 1930 1st/Northamptonshire 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regt 1911. William Fredericks Northamptonshire Regiment (d.18th February 1917) William Fredericks started in 1903 as a Private with 1st Battalion of the East Surrey Regiment. 1/4th Battalion August 1914 : in Northampton. The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army.Formed in the Territorial Force in February 1914, it remained in the United Kingdom throughout the First World War.After the war, in 1920, it was converted to infantry and became the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in the Territorial Army. Although one of the many County Regiments, the Northamptonshire Regiment had three battalions serving during World War Two. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. Aged 18. Between the two world wars the regular battalions spent long periods in India, the 1st Battalion arriving there in 1932 and the 2nd Battalion arriving there in 1919. 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot. The 1st Battalion was a Regular Army unit that served in the Burma Campaign and India throughout the war with the 32nd Indian Infantry Brigade, 20th Indian Infantry Division. Offered here is an old original World War 1, British Army, 1st Battalion, The East Surrey Regiment, Officers' Bronze Cap Badge. 17 October 1935. p. 12. Battalion, The Welsh Regiment 1888-1891 63rd. Commenced service (following acceptance into College but prior to matriculation) on the 7th November 1914. [18] The Museum of the Northamptonshire Regiment is housed at Abington Park, Northampton. In 1927 the regiment's facings were changed to buff. Age 21. 1–2 Militia and Special Reserve battalions The cap badge featured a representation of a castle and key and the battle honour "Gibraltar", earned by the 58th Foot in 1779-1783. [26], The regiment was awarded the following battle honours:[3][27], These were the 3rd Battalion (Special Reserve), with the 4th Battalion at. Panel 154 and 155. 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