East Surrey Regiment

31st and 70th Regiment of Foot

Dover Castle
Dover
Kent
CT16 1HH

1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Dublin in the 14th Brigade, 5th Division.

Poppy 2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Chaubattia in the Jhansi Brigade, 5th (India) Division.

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

4th (Extra Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Regular Battalions overseas.

1/5th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at 17 St George’s Road, Wimbledon in the Surrey Brigade, Home Counties Division (44th Div).

2/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Wimbledon in Sep 1914. Joined the 200th Brigade, 67th Division.

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Wimbledon in Jul 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th Bn.

1/6th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at The Drill Hall, Orchard Road, Kingston-upon-Thames in the Surrey Brigade, Home Counties Division (44th).

2/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Kingston-upon-Thames in Sep 1914. Joined the 200th Brigade, 67th Division.

3/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Kingston-upon-Thames in Jul 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/6th Bn.

7th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Kingston-upon-Thames in Aug 1914 in the 37th Brigade, 12th Division.

8th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Kingston-upon-Thames in Sep 1914 in the 55th Brigade, 18th Division.

9th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Kingston-upon-Thames in Sep 1914 in the 72nd Brigade, 24th Division.

10th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Kingston-upon-Thames. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

11th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Dover on 26 Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

12th (Service) (Bermondsey) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Bermondsey by the Mayor and Borough on 14 May 1915. Joined the 122nd Brigade, 41st Division.

13th (Service) (Wandsworth) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Wandsworth by the Mayor and Borough on 28 Aug 1915 attached to the 41st Division.

14th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Wandsworth from the Depot Coys of the 12th and 13th Bns in the summer of 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 12th and 13th Bns.

15th Bn. Formed at Lowestoft on 01 Jun 1918. Absorbed by the 13th Bn in Jul 1918.

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