Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry)

13th Regiment of Foot

Somerset Light Infantry Museum
Somerset County Museum
Taunton Castle
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 4AA

1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Colchester in the 11th Brigade, 4th Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Quetta in the 1st Quetta Brigade, 4th (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 Lower Bristol Road, Bath in the South-Western Brigade, Wessex Division (43rd Div).

2/4th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bath in Sep 1914 in the 135th Brigade, 45th Division.

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

1/5th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at the County Territorial Hall, Taunton in the South-Western Brigade, Wessex Division (43rd Div).

2/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Taunton in Sep 1914 in the 135th Brigade, 45th Division.

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

6th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at Taunton in Aug 1914 in the 43rd Brigade, 14th Division.

7th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at Taunton on 13 Sep 1914 in the 61st Brigade, 20th Division.

8th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at Taunton on 20 Oct 1914 in the 63rd Brigade, 21st Division.

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

10th (Home Service) Bn. Formed at Weston-Super-Mare on 06 Nov 1916. Joined the 216th Brigade, 72nd Division.

11th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Whitstable from the 85th Provisional Bn on 01 Jan 1917 in the 227th Brigade.

12th (West Somerset Yeomanry) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed from the dismounted Yeomanry Regiment on 04 Jan 1917 in the 229th Brigade, 74th Division.

13th (Home Service) Bn. Formed at Wrentham on 27 Apr 1918 in the 227th Brigade.

1st Garrison Bn. Formed at Plymouth in Jan 1917. Went to India in Feb 1917 and joined the Rawalpindi Brigade, 2nd (Indian) Division.

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