Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)

14th Regiment of Foot

Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire Museum
3/3A Tower Street
York

1st Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 at Lichfield in the 18th Brigade, 6th Division.

2nd Bn. Regular. 04 Aug 1914 in Malta.

3rd (Reserve) Bn. Regular. Stayed in the UK (Tyne 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 York in the 1st West Riding Brigade, West Riding Division (49th Div).

2/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at York on 28 Sep 1914. Joined the 185th Brigade, 62nd Division.

3/5th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at York on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/5th and 2/5th Bns.

1/6th Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Belle View Barracks, Bradford in the 1st West Riding Brigade, West Riding Division (49th Div).

2/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bradford on 12 Sep 1914. Joined the 185th Brigade, 62nd Division.

3/6th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Bradford on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/6th and 2/6th Bns.

1/7th (Leeds Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Carlton Barracks, Leeds in the 1st West Riding Brigade, West Riding Division. (49th Div).

2/7th (Leeds Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Leeds on 15 Sep 1914. Joined the 185th Brigade, 62nd Division.

3/7th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Leeds on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/7th and 2/7th Bns.

1/8th (Leeds Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. 04 Aug 1914 at Carlton Barracks in the 1st West Riding Brigade, West Riding Division (49th).

2/8th (Leeds Rifles) Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Leeds on 14 Sep 1914. Joined the 185th Brigade, 62nd Division.

3/8th Bn. Territorial Force. Formed at Leeds on 25 Mar 1915. Supplied drafts to the 1/8th and 2/8th Bns.

9th (Service) Bn. K1. Formed at York on 25 Aug 1914 in the 32nd Brigade, 11th Division.

10th (Service) Bn. K2. Formed at York on 03 Sep 1914 in the 50th Brigade, 17th Division.

11th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at York on 10 Sep 1914 in the 69th Brigade, 23rd Division.

12th (Service) Bn. K3. Formed at York on 16 Sep 1914 in the 63rd Brigade, 21st Division.

13th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at York in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

14th (Reserve) Bn. K4. Formed at York in Oct 1914. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the Service Battalions overseas.

15th (Service) (1st Leeds Pals) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Leeds by the Lord Mayor and City in Sep 1914. Joined the 93rd Brigade, 31st Division.

16th (Service) (1st Bradford Pals) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Bradford by the Lord Mayor and City in Sep 1916. Joined the 93rd Brigade, 31st Division.

17th (Service) (2nd Leeds Pals) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Leeds by the Lord Mayor and City as a Bantam Bn in Dec 1914. Joined the 106th Brigade, 35th Division.

18th (Service) (2nd Bradford Pals) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Bradford by the Lord Mayor and City on 22 Jan 1915. Joined the 93rd Brigade, 31st Division.

19th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Clipstone from the Depot Coys of the 15th and 17th Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 15th and 17th Bns.

20th (Reserve) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Clipstone from the Depot Coys of the 16th and 18th Bns in Aug 1915. Stayed in the UK and supplied drafts to the 16th and 18th Bns.

21st (Service) (Wool Textile Pioneer) Bn. Locally raised. Formed at Halifax by the Lord Mayor and City of Leeds on 24 Sep 1915. Went to France in Jun 1916 and joined the 4th Division.

22nd (Labour) Bn. Formed at Millington in Apr 1916. Went to France in May 1916 as Army Troops.

23rd Bn. Formed at Aldeburgh in Jun 1918. Absorbed by the 13th Bn Yorkshire Regt in Jun 1918.

1st Garrison Bn. Formed at Sheffield in Aug 1915. Went to Malta.

2nd (Home Service) Garrison Bn. Formed in Mar 1916. Became the 7th Bn Royal Defence Corps.

51st Graduated Bn. Formed at Clipstone from the 242nd Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 207th Brigade, 69th Division.

52nd Graduated Bn. Formed at Canterbury from the 277th Graduated Bn on 27 Oct 1917 in the 200th Brigade, 67th Division.

53rd Young Soldier Bn. Formed at Rugeley from the 6th Young Soldier Bn on 27 Oct 1917.

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