Royal Defence Corps, UK

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Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
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Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry regiment (administrative)
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Name1: Royal Defence Corps
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Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: London Infantry Record Office, UK
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Command structure
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Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 3rd Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 4th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 5th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 6th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 7th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 8th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 9th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 10th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 11th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 12th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 13th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 14th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Subordinate unit: 18th Battalion Royal Defence Corps, UK
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Start date: August 1917
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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]

Other official documents[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 32/18622, documents about reorganisation, demobilisation and disbandment of the Royal Defence Corps.

Medal rolls[edit]

Campaign medal rolls at the UK National Archives.

Medal Officers Other ranks
1914 Star
1914-15 Star WO 329/2873, WO 329/2874
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2277 WO 329/1957, WO 329/1958, WO 329/1959, WO 329/1960, WO 329/1961, WO 329/1962, WO 329/1963
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3269


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