1/5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment, UK

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This page was initially automatically created using data from series WO 95 (official war diaries) in the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue. It is not guaranteed to be complete or accurate. You can edit this page to make it more useful. Please help to improve the page by adding or correcting facts, and citing reliable sources.


1/5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment, UK
Years active: unknown–unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: unknown
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
Full size: 1,000
Created: unknown. 
Name1: 5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment
Name1 Start: unknown
Name1 End: unknown
Reason for change: Converted to pioneer battalion.
Name2: 5th Battalion Cheshire Regiment (Pioneers)
Name2 Start: unknown
Name2 End: unknown
Alternate names:
Disbanded: unknown. 
For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Cheshire Regiment, UK
Parent level:
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: 14th Infantry Brigade, UK
Parent level: Brigade
Start date: 01/02/1915
End date: 31/12/1915
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: Divisional Engineers and Pioneers, 56th Division, UK
Parent level: Brigade
Start date: 01/01/1916
End date: 31/05/1919
Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 01/02/1915
Date left: 31/05/1919


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Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/1565/2 (01/02/1915–31/12/1915)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/2943/1 (01/01/1916–31/05/1919)

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