Household Battalion, UK

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Household Battalion, UK
Years active: 1/9/1916–10/2/1918
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: Regular Army
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
Full size: 1,000
Created: 1/9/1916. Formed at Knightsbridge Barracks, London, from soldiers of 1st Life Guards Reserve Regiment, 2nd Life Guards Reserve Regiment and Royal Horse Guards Reserve Regiment.[1]
Name1: Household Battalion[1]
Name1 Start: 1/9/1916
Name1 End: 10/2/1918
Alternate names:
Disbanded: 10/2/1918. Disbanded in France. Personnel split between other Foot Guards and Household Cavalry units.[1]
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: Windsor Household Battalion Record Office, UK
Parent level:
Start date: 1/9/1916
End date: 10/2/1918
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: 10th Infantry Brigade, UK
Parent level:
Start date: 9/11/1916[2]
End date: 10/2/1918[3]


Personal narratives[edit]

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Official Sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/1481/1 (November 1916–February 1918)

Unit histories[edit]

  • James, E.A. (1998) [first published 1978]. British Regiments 1914-1918. Heathfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. p. 119. ISBN 0-906304-03-2. 

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 James, E.A. (1998) [first published 1978]. British Regiments 1914-1918. Heathfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. p. 119. ISBN 0-906304-03-2. 
  2. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. pp. 60–61. 
  3. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. pp. 60–61.