Somerset Light Infantry, 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.


Somerset Light Infantry, 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: Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry)
Name1 Start: unknown
Name1 End: unknown
Alternate names: 13th Foot, SLI
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
Parent level:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3rd Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/4th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/4th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/4th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/5th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/5th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/5th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 6th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Start date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 7th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Start date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 8th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 9th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 10th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
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Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 11th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
Subordinate level:
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 12th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
Subordinate level:
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 13th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
Subordinate level:
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Garrison Battalion Somerset Light Infantry, UK
Subordinate level:
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. pp. 56–57. 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 329/2508 WO 329/2434
1914-15 Star WO 329/2948 WO 329/2653, WO 329/2654
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2197 WO 329/889, WO 329/890, WO 329/891, WO 329/892, WO 329/893, WO 329/894, WO 329/895, WO 329/896, WO 329/897, WO 329/898
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3271 WO 329/3262


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References[edit]


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