Welsh Guards, 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.


Welsh Guards, UK
Years active: 26/2/1915 –
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: Regular Army
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry regiment (administrative)
Full size: unknown
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Created: 26/2/1915. Authorised by Royal Warrant.[1]
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Name1: Welsh Guards
Name1 Start: 26/2/1915
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Disbanded: Still in existence.
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Parent unit: Buckingham Gate Guards Record Office, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion Welsh Guards, UK
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Regimental Museums and Archives[edit]

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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]

  • Ward, Charles Humble Dudley (1920). History of the Welsh Guards. London: John Murray. 
  • James, E.A. (1998) [first published 1978]. British Regiments 1914-1918. Heathfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. p. 41. 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 none none
1914-15 Star WO 329/2946 WO 329/2607
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2179 WO 329/626, WO 329/627
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3260

Other sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Army Order 124 of 1915
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