King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)

4th Regiment of Foot

King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) Museum
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1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Dover in the 12th Brigade, 4th Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Lebong in the Presidency Brigade, 8th (Indian) Division.

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 Ulveston in the North Lancashire Brigade, West Lancashire Division (55th Div).

2/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Blackpool in Feb 1915 in the 170th Brigade, 57th Division.

3/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed in Jul 1915. Amalgamated with the 2/4th Bn in Jan 1916.

1/5th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Lancaster in the North Lancashire Brigade, West Lancashire Division (55th Div).

2/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Lancaster in Sep 1914. Joined the North Lancashire Brigade, West Lancashire Division (55th Div).

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

6th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Lancaster in Aug 1914 in the 38th Brigade, 13th Division.

7th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Lancaster in Sep 1914 in the 56th Brigade, 19th Division.

8th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Lancaster in Oct 1914 in the 76th Brigade, 25th Division.

9th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Lancaster in Oct 1914 in the 65th Brigade, 22nd Division.

10th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Saltash in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

11th (Service) Bn. Formed at Lancaster as a Bantam Bn in Aug 1915 in the 120th Brigade, 40th Division.

12th (Reserve) Bn. Formed at Lancaster in Jan 1916. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

12th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Westgate from the 41st Provisional Bn on 01 Jan 1917 in the 218th Brigade, 73rd Division. (This Battalion was formed after the 12th (Reserve) Bn had become the 76th Training Reserve Bn.)

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