Review title. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. [17], The 50th (Holding) Battalion was raised on 12 June 1940. POSTAGE (Flat rate, per order): UK orders over £20 - FREE UK Orders under £20 - 99p Europe - £3.99 Rest of World - £4.99. Following the recommendations of the 1957 Defence White Paper, the 1st Battalions of the Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire Regiments were merged on 1 June 1960 to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire). Your review will appear immediately. • 3rd East Anglian Regiment • 3rd Prince of Wales's Dragoon Guards • 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery • 3rd Signal Regiment • 3rd The King's Own Hussars • 4 Medical Regiment • 4 Military Intelligence Battalion • 4th Battalion Parachute Regiment • 4th Infantry Brigade & HQ North East • 4th Queen's Own Hussars 2nd Battalion August 1914 : in Alexandria, Egypt. He died in India of malaria and I didn't know too much about him except my mother would get very emotional as he was the youngest of five children. I have his dogtags and would love to get them home to his family. 2nd Northamptonshire Yeomanry (TA) - Regimental Headquarters and "A" Sqn at Northampton, "B" and "C" Sqns at Kettering. April - October Thursday - Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays 1pm - 5pmNovember - March Saturday and Sunday 12pm - 4pm, Museum of the Northamptonshire Regiment and Northamptonshire Yeomanry CollectionsAbington Park MuseumNorthamptonNorthamptonshireNN1 5LWEngland, http:​/​/​northamptonmuseums.​wordpress.​com/​2011/​09/​28/​the-​northamptonshire-​regiment-​collection/​. It was initially established with three Squadrons, however in 1922 it was announced that the Regiment would convert to become an … Son of Annie Grey, (no father named). It was initially established with three Squadrons. (1915 Oct - Dec). The Northamptonshire Yeomanry (TF) was reconstituted in February 1920, with Headquarters in the Old Militia Barracks in Clare St, Northampton. Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea! Below the castle was a scroll bearing the honour "Talavera", and the badge was encircled by a laurel wreath earned by the 48th Foot in 1809 during the Peninsular War. The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960.wikipedia. Born 1890 in Farthingstone, enlisted Daventry. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. The Second Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment ‘The Poachers’ is a Light Mechanised Infantry Battalion who recruit from across the East of England (Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Rutland). To install click the Add extension button. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? Show me directions to Area Headquarters The Anglian Regiment. Throughout the war, the battalion was assigned to the 17th Infantry Brigade, alongside the 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers and 2nd Seaforth Highlanders, part of the 5th Infantry Division. 1st Garrison Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in Salonika If you look though our order of battle of the British Salonika Force you will not find any mention of the Northamptonshire Regiment. Today they share a headquarters and administration building with the Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service. The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960.wikipedia. October 1914 : moved to Hursley Park near Winchester and came under command of 24th Brigade in 8th Division. The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. However in 1922 it was announced that the Regiment would convert to become an Armoured Car Company of the Tank Corps. [25], The facing colours of the 48th and 58th Foot were buff and black respectively. 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During the war, many regiments raised extra battalions which represented their regiment i… a) 7th Battalion (Wellingborough Town) The Northamptonshire Regiment Home Guard - 'this obviously just served Wellingborough Town' after Feb 1941. b) 8th Battalion (Wellingborough District) The Northamptonshire Home Guard. On the shoulder-straps of the rank and file the letter T being placed over the letter V with the whole of the county title of Northamptonshire. The permanent staff of the battalion was now provided by the regular battalions of the Regiment. All fields are required. Northamptonshire Regiment image by Pete Loeser, 13 December 2020 Image based on this photo. In 1927 the regiment's facings were changed to buff. Defence of Escaut Defence of Arras Ypres-Comines Canal, 1881–1892: (2nd Battalion): Gen. Sir Arthur Johnstone Lawrence, KCB, 1897–1910: Maj-Gen. Robert Children Whitehead, CB, 1910–1925: Maj-Gen. George Fitzherbert Browne, CB, DSO, 1943–1953: Maj-Gen. A depot/training unit, it moved on mobilisation to Portland. After … Headquarters The Essex Regiment and Royal Anglian Regiment Association Blenheim House, Eagle Way, Warley, Brentwood. In 1960, it was amalgamated with the Royal Lincolnshire Regiment to form the 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire), which was amalgamated with the 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and … 2nd Battalion then joined the forces sent to invade Madagascar in May 1942 and then travelled to India and overland to Persia (now Iran) and Iraq in September of the same year. However, the battalion would remain in the United Kingdom throughout the war, later transferring to 204th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home) and becoming a reserve training battalion for the rest of the war. Leonard William Robins 2nd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment (d.11th September 1942) Len Robins was my uncle (my mother's brother). Copyright © Culture24 unless otherwise stated.Information published here was believed to be correct at the time of publication. On 17 October 1935, a Royal Scot Class locomotive of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway was named The Northamptonshire Regiment at a ceremony at Northampton (Castle) Station. Leave your review of Area Headquarters The Anglian Regiment. This battalion served the Rushden area with its Headquarters … Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit. 1st Btn., The Rifle Brigade - Replaced 2nd Northamptonshire Regiment at Ballykinler in early Oct. 1939 and remained until Dec. 1939. [8], The 2nd Battalion, which had been in Alexandria, returned to England and then landed at Le Havre as part of the 24th Brigade in the 8th Division in November 1914 also for service on the Western Front. [16], The 4th Battalion was reformed as a 2nd Line Territorial Army formation serving in the 183rd Infantry Brigade, as part of the 61st Infantry Division. The barracks was previously the historic Regimental Headquarters of the Northamptonshire Regt. The collection includes photographs acquired by the Regiment over many years, some of which are the personal photograph albums of individual soldiers. 5 November 1914 : landed at Le Havre. With the enactment of the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act 1907, they became the 3rd (Special Reserve) and 4th (Territorial Force) battalions respectively. The Company Headquarters was located at the United Counties Omnibus Company at the Depot on the Bedford Road in Northampton. Both Regiments formed part of 20th Light Armoured Brigade (TA) and were mobilised on 1 September 1939. Born 1890 in Farthingstone, enlisted Daventry. 266 Related Articles [filter] Royal Lincolnshire Regiment. You could also do it yourself at any point in time. Steeped in rich history this location was also home to the 401 Searchlight Battery Royal Artillery and 50th(Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battery RA. The Northamptonshire Regiment (Territorial) The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment (Territorial) The Essex Regiment (Territorial) The Royal Leicestershire Regiment (Territorial) ALLIED REGIMENTS Canada Pakistan The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment 5th Bn. The Northamptonshire Regiment (48th & 58th foot). Formed 1 April 1967 with Headquarters at Peterborough as TAVR II unit begin the successor to 4th/5th Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment (TA), 4th Battalion The Royal Norfolk Regiment (TA), The Suffolk and Cambridgeshire Regiment (TA), 4th/6th Battalion The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment (TA), 4th/5th Battalion The Essex Regiment (TA) and 4th/5th Battalion The Royal Leicestershire Regiment. An original article from the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, 1939. by Sumner, Percy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. [15], The 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion was assigned to the 143rd Infantry Brigade, part of the 48th (South Midland) Infantry Division. and named Quebec Barracks. The regiment was based at Gibraltar Barracks in Northampton. It was initially established with three Squadrons. SIGNED PRESENTATION COPY. A platoon practises taking aim and recovering its rifles. This is an original Northamptonshire Regiment Cap Badge for sale. 1947.01.01: Reconstituted in T.A. Rifleman 41611, 22nd Entrenching Battalion, formerly 11th/13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, formerly 30325 [CWGC] or 30335 [SDGW], Northamptonshire Regiment. This article is a short guide to the regimentswhich served during The Peninsular War 1808-1814 and their modern titles. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone. Troops of the 1st Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment marching past Prince Arthur, the Duke of Connaught, at his inspection of the 2nd Brigade, near Bruay, 1 July 1918. Guy St. George Robinson, CB, DSO, MC, 1953–1956: Brig. Some of these photographs show life serving in a various number of places including Waziristan, India, Egypt, Iraq, China, Korea and other tours of various bases in Europe. 162 Infantry Brigade: 1/5 Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment (1915 Aug - Dec). The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army.Formed in the Territorial Force in February 1914, it remained in the United Kingdom throughout the First World War.After the war, in 1920, it was converted to infantry and became the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in the Territorial Army. Aged 27. The Northamptonshire Yeomanry (TF) was reconstituted in February 1920, with Headquarters in the Old Militia Barracks in Clare St, Northampton. The 1st Administrative Battalion, The Northamptonshire Volunteer Rifles became the 1st Volunteer Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment. Division within WO - Records of the Armed Forces from commands, headquarters, regiments and corps; WO 95 - War Office: First World War and Army of Occupation War Diaries; Subseries within WO 95 - PART I: FRANCE, BELGIUM AND GERMANY; Subsubseries within WO 95 - 8 DIVISION; WO 95/1722 - 24 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment. Moved to Gill… [3], In the years 1881-1914, the two regular battalions saw overseas service in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and South Africa, with the regiment receiving battle honours for actions in the North West Frontier Province and the Second Boer War. [24], The regimental buttons of other ranks bore the castle and key surmounted by a crown, while those worn on officers' mess dress displayed a scroll inscribed "Talavera" below a crown. Simpson Detachment, 1 of 3 Northampton battalion ACF units badged Royal Pioneer Corps, included Quebec … Review. An Account based on the Recollections of some who were there. 162 Infantry Brigade: 1/10 Battalion London Regiment (Hackney); Diary for November 1915 not included. JFS Varnam Northamptonshire Regiment . A company drilling, indifferently, on open ground. [2], As well as the two regular battalions, the Northampton and Rutland Militia became the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, and the 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps became the First Volunteer Battalion. 266 Related Articles [filter] Royal Lincolnshire Regiment. These regiments earned Battle Honours which are commemoratedto this day. 13 August 1914 : landed at Le Havre. However, the Huntingdonshire Battalion was converted to infantry and on 7 February 1920 was reconstituted as 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment [lower-alpha 4] with headquarters at Peterborough. The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. [20], The Museum of the Northamptonshire Regiment is housed at Abington Park, Northampton. 162 Infantry Brigade: 1/4 Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment (1915 Aug - Dec). Killed in action 28th March 1918. There were some disturbances in 1933, but it was three years later when a major upsurge in violence occurred resulting from increased immigration and British Government policy. Rifleman 41611, 22nd Entrenching Battalion, formerly 11th/13th Battalion, Royal Irish Rifles, formerly 30325 [CWGC] or 30335 [SDGW], Northamptonshire Regiment. Full description. (214951) ... NORTHAMPTONSHIRE. Film Sound Northamptonshire The regiment was raised at Norwich and became known as Chomondely's Regiment. Prior to the start of the Great War, Captain BB Dickson of the 1st Bn was one of the first members of the British Army to attend, and qualify from, a Vickers Gun course run by the School of Musketry at Hythe between 25 October and 15 November 1913. Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. The regimental stable belt consisted of equal stripes of black, buff and sky blue. Terence R. … [8] The 6th (Service) Battalion landed in France as army troops to the 18th (Eastern) Division in July 1915 also for service on the Western Front. 162 Infantry Brigade: Headquarters (1915 Aug - Dec). [19] This regiment was short-lived, becoming part of the Royal Anglian Regiment on 1 September 1964. 1–2 Militia and Special Reserve battalions The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. Show all records Show only records with digitised media?. I am happy to cover all costs, if you are a family member or can put me in touch with them, please get in touch. Please see our other items for more original WW1, WW2 & post war British military cap badges for sale including other Northamptonshire Regiment cap badges. [4] In 1908, the Volunteers and Militia were reorganised nationally, with the former becoming the Territorial Force and the latter the Special Reserve;[5] the regiment now had one Reserve and two Territorial battalions. The Northamptonshire Regiment was an Infantry Battalion that would have had an MG Section as part of its Battalion Headquarters. The battalion headquarters is located in Bury St Edmunds just up the road from the Regimental headquarters at the keep. It travelled to Egypt and next fought in Sicily and Italy before being transferred to North-West Europe as part of 21st Army Group in February 1945. Enter a review title. In amplification of the History of the Regiment 1934-1948. Show map. This strong link and … The regiment was based at Gibraltar … Companies numbered 194 to 200 (in which men would be numbered in blocks of 600 per company, from 109801 to 120000) were allocated to the Commander in Chief of British Armies in France for future use. [Foreword by Ian Lyall Grant]. 2nd Btn., The Royal Sussex Regiment - Left Belfast just before 25 December 1939 for England. 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, The Northamptonshire Regiment. The Frontier Force Regiment The Sherbrooke Hussars Malaysia The Lincoln and Welland Regiment 1st Bn. The role of the Holding battalion was to temporarily 'hold' men who were medically unfit, temporarily homeless, returning from abroad or awaiting orders. Reviews; Reviews. Ist Battalion The Northamptonshire Regiment on the Silchar Track, April to July 1944. JFS Varnam served with the Northamptonshire Regiment British Army. It was redesignated the 6th Battalion in October 1940 and was assigned to the 223rd Independent Infantry Brigade (Home). A battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment in the rear areas of the Western Front, autumn 1917. Around the circle was a laurel wreath, on the base of which was a horseshoe, representing Rutland. [11], The 1st Battalion was a Regular Army unit that served in the Burma Campaign and India throughout the war with the 32nd Indian Infantry Brigade, 20th Indian Infantry Division. Troops from 2nd Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, part of the 17th Brigade of the 5th Division, wait to board landing craft at Catania, Sicily, for the invasion of Italy, 2 September 1943. John Lingham, CB, DSO, MC, t. 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry (TA) - Regimental Headquarters and "A" Sqn at Northampton, "B" Sqn at Daventry and "C" Sqn at Brackley. This being the case, I was puzzled to receive an enquiry from Simon Gale who has documentary evidence that his great-grandfather, of 1st Garrison Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment, had been in Salonika. The original 4th Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment had originated as the 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps in 1860, had served in the Gallipoli and Sinai and Palestine Campaigns in the First World War and had been converted to a searchlight unit of the Royal Engineers in 1937 as the 50th (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, Royal Engineers. The Great War. The Peninsular War involved many of Britain's regiments. [6][7], The 1st Battalion landed at Le Havre as part of 2nd Brigade in the 1st Division in August 1914 for service on the Western Front. Pte Henry Last, 1st Bn Northamptonshire Regt, killed WW1 aged 16, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland ACF OP REFLECT 2016 Khudadad Khan VC. If you select a Regiment, then in the Battalion drop-down list you will only be shown the Battalions within that Regiment. 1st Northamptonshire Yeomanry (TA) - Regimental Headquarters and "A" Sqn at Northampton, "B" Sqn at Daventry and "C" Sqn at Brackley. [1] The regiment was initially based at Gibraltar Barracks in Northampton. 162 Infantry Brigade: 1/4 Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment (1915 Aug - Dec). This strong link and … The Northamptonshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 until 1960. The Northamptonshire Yeomanry was selected to form part of this Brigade and ordered to expand to full Regimental status. By early 1939, Regimental Headquarters and "A" Squadron were based at Northampton, with "B" Squadron at Daventry and "C" Squadron at Brackley. The 48th. 1st Battalion August 1914 : in Blackdown near Aldershot under command of 2nd Brigade in 1st Division. Despite being raised for war service, it remained in the United Kingdom until February 1945 when, now as part of the 115th Infantry Brigade, it went to North West Europe. An Account based on the Recollections of some who were there. Northamptonshire Regiment St Mary's Street drill hall, Huntingdon 143rd Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom) Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 11th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters South East The Northamptonshire Regiment, were detached from Malta and deployed to Palestine. However, due to the many reorganizations which occurred inthe British Army since that time, it may be difficult to recognize the lineageof the regiments which exist today. [9] On 17 October 1935, a Royal Scot Class locomotive of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway was named The Northamptonshire Regiment at a ceremony at Northampton (Castle) Station. There are currently no reviews for this company . [21], The following is a list of the battalions which the regiment raised (f. Formed, c. Cadre, d. Disbanded, t. Transferred);[22], The badges of the regiment included references to the units combined in 1881. [28], The regiment was awarded the following battle honours:[4][29]. with HQ at Peterborough and amalgamated with 4th Battalion without change of title.. A Company at Northampton.. B Company at Northampton.. C Company at Wellingborough.. [26] The scarlet and blue officers' mess dress worn in the 1930s included collar and cuffs in the buff of the 48th and waistcoats in the black of the 58th. It was raised in 1939, when the Territorial Army was doubled in size, as the duplicate of the 5th Battalion. (213051) Chelmsford Branch Mr. C. Meekins, 185 Warley Hill, Brentwood. The Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion was a bicycle infantry battalion of the British Army.Formed in the Territorial Force in February 1914, it remained in the United Kingdom throughout the First World War.After the war, in 1920, it was converted to infantry and became the 5th (Huntingdonshire) Battalion, Northamptonshire Regiment in the Territorial Army. 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