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Unit Memorials — Auxiliary and Reserve Forces
London units with memorials outside Greater London

 

Memorial London Regiment Hazeley Downzoom_in

Image copyright - Stephen Davies (WMR - 55308)

Unit

13th (County of London) Battalion The London Regiment (Kensington)
14th (County of London) Battalion The London Regimen (London Scottish)
15th (County of London) Battalion The London Regiment (Prince of Wales's Civil Service Rifles)
16th (County of London) Battalion the London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
17th (County of London) Battalion The London Regiment (Poplar and Stepney Rifles)
20th (County of London ) Battalion the London Regiment (Blackheath and Woolwich)

First World War memorial

Location of Memorial

Hazeley Down, Hazeley Road, Twyford, Winchester, Hampshire, SO21 1JD

A wayside memorial in remembrance of the Officers, Warrant Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and men of the six Battalions of the London Regiment who were stationed at the Hazeley Down Pre Embarkation Camp in the years 1916-1917 and who gave their lives for their country.

 

91st and 139th Field Regiment memorialzoom_in

 

Unit

King Edwards Horse

First World War memorial

Location of Memorial

Communal Cemetery, Vielle Chapel Lacouture France

In 1908 King Edwards Horse became a Yeomanry Regiment in the new Territorial Force with Regimental Headquarters in Grove House, Hollywood Road, Fulham. In 1912 the Regiment was transferred to the Special Reserve and moved to the Duke of York's Headquarters in Chelsea from where the Regiment mobilised in August 1914.

 

Unit

Hertfordshire Yeomanry

First World War memorial

Location of Memorial

St Albans Cathedral, Hollywell Hill, St Albans Hertfordshire, AL1 1BY

In 1914, in what is now the Greater London Area  The Hertfordshire Yeomanry had one Squadron HQ at Barnet and several troop 'Drill Stations' across North London. A Sqn - St John's Wood, B Sqn - Enfield Lock, C Sqn - Hendon and Mayfair (Davies Street) DSqn - Barnet Enfield, Haringey and Islington.

 

Unit

The Home Service Force (HSF)

Cold War memorial

Location of Memorial

National Memorial Arbouetum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR

The Home Service Force was created in 1982 for home defence duties and was stood down in 1992. Units from the Greater London area were:

A (HSF) Company The Honourable Artillery Company
B (HSF) Company The Honourable Artillery Company
348 (HSF) Squadron Inns of Court and City Yeomanry
S (HSF) Company ,10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment
H (HSF) Company 4th Battalion The Royal Green Jackets
E (HSF) Company 6/7th Battalion The Queen's Regiment (2 Platoon's Hornsey and Sutton)

 

Memorial Surrey Yeomanryzoom_in

 

Unit

Surrey Yeomanry Great War Memorial

Location of Memorial

Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford GU2 7UP

In 1914 the Regimental Headquarters was at Melbourne House, 73 Kings Avenue, Clapham in what is now the London Borough of Wandsworth

Unit

2/8th (City of London) Battalion The London Regiment (Post Office Rifles)

First World War memorial

Erected on 50th anniversary of the armistice

Location of Memorial

Holy Trinity Church, Church Street, Cuckfield, West Sussex RH17 5JZ

Erected in 1968 to mark the 50th anniversary of the armistice, this memorial  is in remembrance of the Officers, Warrant Officers, Senior Non commissioned officers and men of the 2/8th (City of London) Battalion  The London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) who trained in the Cuckfield area before embarkation to the Western Front in 1917.

 

Memorial Inns of Court Regimentzoom_in

 

Unit

The Inns of Court Regiment

First World War Memorial Officer Training Corps

Location of Memorial

Berkhampstead Common, Decorum, Hertfordshire HP4 2RQ

 

Memorial Essex Yeomanryzoom_in

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Unit

Essex Yeomanry

First World War Memorial

Location of Memorial

Chelmsford Cathedral, Chelmer Court CM1 1NS

Note: In 1914 D Squadron of the Essex Yeomanry had a Troop Location at the Green Stratford, now within the London Borough of Newham, Greater London.

 

Unit

Sussex Yeomanry

First and Second World War Memorial

Location of Memorial

Chariton near Chichester

Note: In 1924 the RHQ of the 98th (Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry, Queen Mary's) (Army) Field Brigade, Royal Artillery RA, moved from Brighton to the drill hall at Kings Avenue Clapham.

 

 

 

 
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