Devonshire Regiment

11th Regiment of Foot

Devonshire Regt Museum
Barracks Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 6AE

1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 in Jersey unbrigaded.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Cairo.

3rd (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

1/4th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Exeter in the Devon and Cornwall Brigade, Wessex Division (43rd Div).

2/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Exeter on 16 Sep 1914. Joined the 136th Brigade, 45th Division.

3/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Exeter on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/4th and 2/4th Bns.

1/5th (Prince of Wales) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Millbay, Plymouth in the Devon and Cornwall Brigade, Wessex Division (43rd Div).

2/5th (Prince of Wales) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Plymouth on 16 Sep 1914. Joined the 136th Brigade, 45th Division.

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Plymouth on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th and 2/5th Bns.

1/6th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Barnstaple attached to the Wessex Division (43rd Div).

2/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Barnstaple on 16 Sep 1914. Joined the 136th Brigade, 45th Division.

3/6th Bn.Territorial Force. Formed at Barnstaple on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/6th and 2/6th Bns.

1/7th (Cyclist) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Exeter. Remained in the UK throughout the war.

2/7th (Cyclist) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Totnes in Oct 1914. Remained in the UK throughout the war.

3/7th (Cyclist) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed in 1915. Remained in the UK.

8th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Exeter on 19 Aug 1914 attached to the 14th Division.

9th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Exeter on 15 Sep 1914 attached to the 20th Division.

10th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Exeter on 25 Sep 1914 in the 79th Brigade, 26th Division.

11th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Exeter in Nov 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

12th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Devonport in May 1916. Landed in France in Jun 1916 to the Army Troops.

13th (Works) Bn. Formed at Saltash in Jun 1916. Remained in the UK.

14th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Plymouth in Aug 1916. Landed in France in Oct 1916 to the Army Troops.

15th Bn.Territorial Force. Formed at Herne Bay from the 86th Provisional Bn in the 227th Brigade.

16th (Royal Devon and Royal North Devon Yeomanry) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Moascar, Egypt from the two dismounted Yeomanry Regiments on 04 Jan 1917 in the 229th Brigade 74th Division.

1st Garrison Bn. Formed at Weymouth on 08 Aug 1915. Went to Egypt in Sep 1915.

2nd (Home Service) Garrison Bn. Formed at Exeter in Jul 1916. Remained in the UK and became the 5th Bn Royal Defence Corps.

51st Graduated Bn. Formed at North Walsham from the 206th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 192nd Brigade, 64th Division.

52nd Graduated Bn.Formed at Taverham from the 210th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 193rd Brigade, 64th Division.

53rd Young Soldier Bn. Formed at Sutton Mandeville from the 35th Young Soldier Bn.

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