Dorsetshire 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.


Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
Years active: unknown–unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: unknown
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry regiment (administrative)
Full size: unknown
Created: unknown. 
Name1: Dorsetshire Regiment
Name1 Start: unknown
Name1 End: unknown
Alternate names: 39th Foot, Dorset Regiment, Dorsets
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: Exeter Infantry Record Office, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3rd Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/4th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/4th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/4th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 5th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 6th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 7th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 8th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 9th Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Garrison Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Start date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Garrison Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment, UK
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Start date: unknown
End date: unknown

Regimental Museums and Archives[edit]

Personal narratives[edit]

Related media[edit]

Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

None. Administrative organisations did not keep war diaries because they had no operational role.

See descendant unit pages for their war diaries.


Unit histories[edit]

  • James, E.A. (1998) [first published 1978]. British Regiments 1914-1918. Heathfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. ISBN 0-906304-03-2. 

Other official documents[edit]

Medal rolls[edit]

Campaign medal rolls at the UK National Archives.

Medal Officers Other ranks
1914 Star WO 329/2509 WO 329/2457
1914-15 Star WO 329/2950 WO 329/2733
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2225 WO 329/1287, WO 329/1288, WO 329/1289
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3272 WO 329/3264


Other sources[edit]

References[edit]


This page contains data imported from the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue, licensed under Open Government Licence v2.0.