Unalloted Troops in Great Britain

This page is a bit of a dumping ground for all the battalions that don't fit into any other category.  As the site devolopes I hope to be able to remove units from this page and place them in the proper place.  If you are able to help me by sending any information on any of the units listed here please get in touch via the contacts page.  The units here are listed by order of precedence.  I have listed all the battlaions of the same regiment together to make it easier to read and not by type, so Territorial Force and Servise battalions do appear before Regular battalions dependent on the seniority of the regiment.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Scots. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
1/10th (Cyclist) Bn Royal Scots. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/10th (Cyclist) Bn Royal Scots. Sep 1914 - Aug 1918. To North Russia.
3/10th (Cyclist) Bn Royal Scots. 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded, personnel to the 1/10th Bn, 2/10th Bn and the Machine Gun Corps.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Queen’s. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
17th (Labour) Bn Queen’s. Nov 1916 - Jun 1917. Disbanded, personnel to the 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th and 98th Labour Coys.
18th (Labour) Bn Queen’s. Nov 1916 - Jun 1917. Disbanded, personnel to the 93rd, 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th and 98th Labour Coys.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Queen’s. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn King’s Own. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1917. To the Harwich Garrison.

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3rd (Home Service) Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. Mar 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Northumberland Fusiliers. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Warwickshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1917. To the Dover Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Warwickshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1917. To the Dover Garrison.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Royal Warwickshire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

6th (Reserve) Bn Royal Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
7th (Reserve) Bn Royal Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - Jul 1916. To the 63rd Division.
41st (Reserve) Bn Royal Fusiliers. (No dates known).
42nd (Reserve) Bn Royal Fusiliers. (No dates known).
53rd Young Soldier Bn Royal Fusiliers. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn King’s. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn King’s. 04 Aug 1914 - Mar 1915. To the 3rd (Indian) Division.
23rd (Works) Bn King’s. May 1916 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the labour Corps as the 1st Labour Bn.
27th (Works) Bn King’s. 1916 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the labour Corps as the 2nd Labour Bn.
1st Docks Bn King’s. Aug 1915 - 11 Nov 1918.
2nd Docks Bn King’s. 1918 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn King’s. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

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1/6th (Cyclist) Bn Norfolk Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/6th (Cyclist ) Bn Norfolk Regt. Oct 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/6th (Cyclist) Bn Norfolk Regt. May 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Lincolnshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Devonshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Plymouth Garrison.
1/7th (Cyclist) Bn Devonshire Reg. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/7th (Cyclist) Bn Devonshire Regt. Oct 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/7th (Cyclist) Bn Devonshire Regt. 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded.
13th (Works) Bn Devonshire Regt. Jun 1916 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the Labour Corps as the 3rd Labour Bn.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Devonshire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

1/6th (Cyclist) Bn Suffolk Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/6th (Cyclist) Bn Suffolk Regt. Sep 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/6th (Cyclist) Bn Suffolk Regt. May 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded.
1st (Reserve) Garrison Bn Suffolk Regt. 14 Mar 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.

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3rd (Reserve) Bn Somerset Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn West Yorkshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Apr 1916. To the Tees Garrison.
53rd Young Soldier Bn West Yorkshire. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

5th (Cyclist) Bn East Yorkshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Bedfordshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Jul 1916. To the 63rd Division.
12th (Transport Workers) Bn Bedfordshire Regt. Dec 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
13th (Transport Workers) Bn Bedfordshire Regt. Mar 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Bedfordshire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Leicestershire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Humber Garrison.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Leicestershire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Irish Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Irish Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1916. To the Severn Garrison.
24th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers. 09 Jul 1918 - 11 Nov 1918.

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10th (Works) Bn Royal Scots Fusiliers. Jun 1916 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the Labour Corps as the 4th Labour Bn.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Cheshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Sep 1918. To the Tees Garrison.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Cheshire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3rd (Reserve) Garrison Bn Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Feb 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn South Wales Borderers. 04 Aug 1914 - Jun 1915. To the Mersey Garrison.
53rd Young Soldier Bn South Wales Borderers. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn King’s Own Scottish Borderers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Cameronians. 04 Aug 1914 - Jun 1918. To the Forth Garrison.
16th ( Transport Workers) Bn Cameronians. Dec 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
17th (Transport Workers) Bn Cameronians. Feb 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

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3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Gloucestershire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Thames and Medway Garrison.

5th (Reserve) Bn Worcestershire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Autumn 1917. To the Harwich Garrison.
6th (Reserve) Bn Worcestershire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Autumn 1917. To the Harwich Garrison.
15th (Transport Workers) Bn Worcestershire Regt. Dec 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
16th (Transport Workers) Bn Worcestershire Regt. Mar 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.
1st (Reserve) Garrison Bn Worcestershire Regt. Jan 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn East Lancashire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 01 Jun 1917. To the Tees Garrison.

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn East Surrey Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Sep 1917. To the Harwich Garrison.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Portsmouth Garrison.

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14th Bn Duke of Wellington’s Regt. 07 Jul 1918 - 03 Nov 1918. Disbanded.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Sussex Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Newhaven Garrison.
1/6th (Cyclist) Bn Royal Sussex Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/6th (Cyclist) Bn Royal Sussex Regt. 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Royal Sussex Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Hampshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Jan 1915. To the Portsmouth Garrison.
2/9th (Cyclist) Bn Hampshire Regt. Sep 1914 - Apr 1918. To the 224th Brigade.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Hampshire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn South Staffordshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Tyne Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn South Staffordshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Jun 1917. To the 67th Division.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Dorsetshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Jun 1915. To the Portland Garrison.
1st (Home Service) Garrison Bn Dorsetshire Regt. Jun 1916 - Jan 1917. Disbanded.
2nd (Home Service) Garrison Bn Dorsetshire Regt. 01 Sep 1916 - 01 Nov 1916. Became the 8th (Home Service) Bn.
8th (Home Service) Bn Dorsetshire Regt. 01 Nov 1916 - 07 Nov 1916. To the 73rd Division.

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3rd (Reserve) Bn South Lancashire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Mar 1917. To the Barrow Garrison.
15th (Transport Workers) Bn South Lancashire Regt. Dec 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
16th (Transport Workers) Bn South Lancashire Regt. Apr 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.
17th (Transport Workers) Bn South Lancashire Regt. Apr 1918 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Welsh Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1917. To the Tees Garrison.
1/7th (Cyclist) Bn Welsh Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/7th (Cyclist) Bn Welsh Regt. Autumn 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/7th (Cyclist) Bn Welsh Regt. Spring 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Welsh Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Black Watch. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1917. To the Dover Garrison.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Essex Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
1/8th (Cyclist) Bn Essex Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/8th (Cyclist) Bn Essex Regt. Sep 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/8th (Cyclist) Bn Essex Regt. Apr 1915 - Apr 1916. Disbanded.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Sherwood Foresters. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Sherwood Foresters. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Sherwood Foresters. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

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3rd (Reserve) Bn Northamptonshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1915. To the Thames and Medway Garrison.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Berkshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1914. To the Humber Garrison.
1st (Reserve) Garrison Bn King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Feb 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young soldier Bn King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn King’s Shropshire Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

Cadre 21st Bn Middlesex Regt. Aug/Sep 1918 - 11 Nov 1918.
29th (Works) Bn Middlesex Regt. Jul 1916 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the Labour Corps as the 5th Labour Bn .
30th (Works) Bn Middlesex Regt. Jul 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
31st (Works) Bn Middlesex Regt. Sep 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
33rd (Works) Bn Middlesex Regt. Jan 1917 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the Labour Corps as the 6th Labour Bn.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Middlesex Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

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53rd Young Soldier Bn King’s Royal Rifle Corps. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

2nd (Home Service) Bn Manchester Regt. Feb 1916 - Jul 1917. Disbanded.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Manchester Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd ( Reserve) Bn North Staffordshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Oct 1916. To the Tyne Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn North Staffordshire Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Jun 1917. To the 67th Division.

3rd (Reserve) Bn York and Lancaster Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Jan 1915. To the Tyne Garrison.
16th (Transport Workers) Bn York and Lancaster Regt. Mar 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.

25th (Works) Bn Durham Light Infantry. May 1916 - Apr 1917. Transferred to the Labour Corps as the 7th Labour Bn.
1st (Home Service) Bn Durham Light Infantry. Jun 1916 - 01 Apr 1917. Became the 1st (Home Service) Bn Royal Munster Fusiliers.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Durham Light Infantry. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Highland Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - Jul 1918. To the Forth Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Highland Light Infantry. 04 Aug 1914 - Sep 1918. To the Tay Garrison.
1st (Reserve) Garrison Bn Highland Light Infantry. May 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Highland Light Infantry. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

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53rd Young Soldier Bn Gordon Highlanders. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Irish Rifles. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Irish Rifles. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
5th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Irish Rifles. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Royal Irish Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1918. Absorbed by the 3rd Bn.
3rd (Reserve) Garrison Bn Royal Irish Fusiliers. Dec 1916 - Oct 1918. To the Tees Garrison.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Connaught Rangers. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1918. To the Dover Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Connaught Rangers. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1918. Absorbed by the 3rd Bn.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. 04 Aug 1914 - Jul 1918. To the Forth Garrison.

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3rd (Reserve) Bn Leinster Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - Nov 1917. To the Portsmouth Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Leinster Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1918. Absorbed by the 3rd Bn.
5th (Extra Reserve) Bn Leinster Regt. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1918. Absorbed by the 3rd Bn.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Munster Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - Apr 1918. To the Plymouth Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Munster Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
5th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Munster Fusilier. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
1st (Home Service) Garrison Bn Royal Munster Fusiliers. 01 Apr 1917 - Nov 1917. To Italy on L of C duties.
2nd (Home Service) Garrison Bn Royal Munster Fusiliers. Nov 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

3rd (Reserve) Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - May 1918. To the Humber Garrison.
4th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
5th (Extra Reserve) Bn Royal Dublin Fusiliers. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
11th Bn Royal Dublin Fusilers. Jul 1916 - May 1918. Absorbed by the 3rd Bn.

25th (Reserve) Garrison Bn Rifle Brigade. Aug 1916 - 11 Nov 1918.
53rd Young Soldier Bn Rifle Brigade. 27 Oct 1917 - 11 Nov 1918.

2/28th Bn London Regt. Aug 1914 - Nov 191. Absorbed by the 1/28th Bn.

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2/1st Northern Cyclist Bn. 1914 - Jul 1915. Became the 10th Provisional Cyclist Coy.
3/1st Northern Cyclist Bn. 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded, personnel to the 1/1st, 2/2nd Bns and the Machine Gun Corps.

1/1st Highland Cyclist Bn. 04 Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/1st Highland Cyclist Bn. Nov 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/1st Highland Cyclist Bn. 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded, personnel to the 1/1st, 2/1st Bns and the Machine Gun Corps.

2/1st Kent Cyclist Bn. Nov 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/1st Kent Cyclist Bn. 1915 - 1916. Disbanded.

1/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Bn. Aug 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
2/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Bn. Oct 1914 - 11 Nov 1918.
3/1st Huntingdonshire Cyclist Bn. 1915 - Mar 1916. Disbanded, personnel to the 1/1st, 2/1st Bns and the Machine Gun Corps.

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