Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

2nd Regiment of Foot

Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Museum
Clandon House
Clandon Park
West Clandon
Guilford
Surrey
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1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 in the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Pretoria, South Africa.

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 Croydon in the Surrey Brigade, Home Counties Division (44th Div).

2/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Croydon in Aug 1914. Joined the 200th Brigade, 67th Division.

3/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Windsor from the excess of the 2/4th Bn in Jun 1915. Joined the 200th Brigade, 67th Division.

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

1/5th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Guildford in the Surrey Brigade, Home Counties Division (44th Div).

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

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Guildford on 01 Jun 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th Bn.

6th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Guildford in Aug 1914 in the 37th Brigade, 12th Division.

7th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Guildford in Sep 1914 in the 55th Brigade, 18th Division.

8th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Guildford in Sep 1914 in the 72nd Brigade, 24th Division.

9th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at Gravesend in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

10th (Service) (Battersea) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Battersea by the Mayor and Borough on 03 Jun 1915. Joined the 124th Brigade, 41st Division.

11th (Service) (Lambeth) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Lambeth by the Mayor and Borough on 16 Jun 1915. Joined the 123rd Brigade, 41st Division.

12th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Briston from the Depot Coys of the 10th and 11th Bns in Oct 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 10th and 11th Bns.

13th (Labour) Bn. Formed in Jul 1916. Went to France in 1916.

14th (Labour) Bn. Formed in Aug 1916. Went to France in 1916.

15th (Labour) Bn. Formed in Sep 1916. Went to France in 1916.

16th (Home Service) Bn. Formed at Farnham on 11 Nov 1916 in the 213th Brigade, 71st Division.

17th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Crawley in Nov 1916. Stayed in the UK.

18th (Labour) Bn. Formed at Crawley in Nov 1916. Stayed in the UK.

19th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Lowestoft from the 69th Provisional Bn on 01 Jan 1917 in the 225th Brigade.

20th Bn. Formed at Cromer on 01 Jun 1918. Absorbed by the 21st Bn Middlesex Regt on 03 Jul 1918.

51st Graduated Bn. Formed at Thoresby from the 245th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1916 in the 208th Brigade, 69th Division.

52nd Graduated Bn. Formed at Colchester from the 255th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 214th Brigade, 71st Division.

53rd Young Soldier Bn. Formed at St. Albans from the 23rd Young Soldier Bn on 27 Oct 1917.

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