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2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment (late 80th Foot). by R. M. Ovens

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Published by Printed by A. C. Lomax in Lichfield .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- South Staffordshire Regiment. -- Battalion, 2nd.

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Edition Notes

SeriesHistory of Battalions 38/64 R.D -- no.3
The Physical Object
Pagination8p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18867674M

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The South Staffordshire Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Army, active between and It served in several campaigns, including the Boer War and the First and Second World Wars. The unit's traditions are carried on today by The Mercian Regiment. The regiment was formed in by merging the 38th (1st Staffordshire.   This post will look at numbering in the regular battalions of The South Staffordshire Regiment between and spring The regiment was formed in July ; the 1st Battalion from the old 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot, and the 2nd Battalion from the old 80th (Staffordshire Volunteers) Regiment of Foot. BELL, W. Private, 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment. Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France. Age Son of John & Mary. The South Staffordshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for only 68 years. The regiment was created in under the Childers Reforms by the amalgamation of the 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot and the 80th (Staffordshire Volunteers) Regiment of regiment saw service in the Second Boer War, World War I and World War rsaries: Arnhem, 17 Sep Ferozeshah, 21 Dec.

W Jones South Staffordshire Regiment. W Jones served with the South Staffordshire Regiment British Army. I have his dogtags and would love to get them home to his family. 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.   By Land, Sea and Air: An Illustrated History of the 2nd Battalion the South Staffordshire Regiment [Alex, Junier, Bart, Smulders, Jaap, Korsloot] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. By Land, Sea and Air: An Illustrated History of the 2nd Battalion the South Staffordshire Regiment Authors: Korsloot Jaap, Smulders Bart, Junier Alex.   B.O.2 1/ is an eight-page typed and handwritten list of South Staffordshire Regiment Prisoners of War, sent on 1st January by the South Staffordshire Regiment Prisoners of War Care Committee B.O.2 1/ is a nine-page typed and handwritten list of South Staffordshire Regiment Prisoners of War. The time was on Septem The men of D Company of the 2nd Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment, lurked in the early morning shadows and nervously awaited the word to lead the advance into Arnhem, Holland, and relieve the surrounded paratroopers defending the : Historynet Staff.

Title A A history of the South Staffordshire regiment () Creator Jones, James P. Subject Army--Infantry--South Staffordshire regiment, World War, Regimental histories, World War, Regimental histories--Great Britain, UA S65 J6, The 4th Batallion South Staffordshire Regiment was mobilised as a reserve unit in on the outbreak of the Great War and sent to Jersey to replace the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment. They remained until The Batallion was stationed at St Peter's Barracks and its function was to train and prepare the men who had joined for service at the front. The 2nd Battalion the South Staffordshire Regiment. The 80th of of dress for the battalion India Uniform Headwear Shirt Sleeve Order InsigniaShirt Khaki Drill – Equipment Knot badge onsome short sleeved left side ofShorts Khaki Drill – Solar Topee a.k.a. Pattern 08 Web Belt and FFD or mappocket.   For this good work the 2nd Battalion received the following message from the G.O.C. 6th Infantry Brigade:— "General Munro desires that the following extract from a letter he has received from the G.O.C. 1st Division be communicated to the 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment.".