Gloucestershire Regiment

28th and 61st Regiment of Foot

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1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Bordon in the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Tientsin, China.

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

1/4th (City of Bristol) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Queen’s Road, Clifton, Bristol in the Gloucestershire and Worcestershire Brigade, South Midlands Division (48th).

2/4th (City of Bristol) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bristol in Sep 1914. Joined the 183rd Brigade, 61st Division.

3/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bristol in 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/4th and 2/4th Bns.

1/5th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at The Barracks, Gloucester in the South Midland Brigade, South Midlands Division (48th Div).

2/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Gloucester in Sep 1914. Joined the 184th Brigade, 61st Division.

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Gloucester in 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th and 2/5th Bns.

1/6th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at St Michael’s Hill, Bristol in the Gloucestershire and Worcestershire Brigade, South Midlands Division (48th Div).

2/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bristol in Sep 1914. Joined the 183rd Brigade, 61st Division.

3/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bristol in 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/6th and 2/6th Bns.

7th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Bristol in Aug 1914 in the 39th Brigade, 13th Division.

8th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Bristol in Sep 1914 in the 57th Brigade 19th Division.

9th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Bristol in Sep 1914 in the 78th Brigade, 26th Division.

10th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Bristol in Sep 1914, attached to the 26th Division.

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

12th (Service) (Bristol) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Bristol by the Citizens Recruiting Committee on 30 Aug 1914. Joined the 95th Brigade, 32nd Division.

13th (Service) (Forest of Dean) (Pioneer) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Malvern by Lt Col H Webb MP in Dec 1914 in the 39th Division.

14th (Service) (West of England) Bn. Locally raised. Formed in Bristol by the Citizens Recruiting Committee as a Bantam Bn on 22 Apr 1915. Joined the 105th Brigade, 35th Division.

15th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Sutton Coldfield from the Depot Coys of the 12th and 14th Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 12th and 14th Bns.

16th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Chisledon from the Depot Coys of the 13th Bn in Nov 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 13th Bn.

17th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Walton-on-the-Naze from the 82nd Provisional Bn on 01 Jan 1917 in the 226th Brigade.

18th (Service) Bn. Formed at Clacton from the Cadre of the 5th Bn Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry on 20 Jun 1918 in the 49th Brigade 16th Division.

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