West Riding 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.


West Riding 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: Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
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Name1 End: unknown
Alternate names: 33rd Foot, Duke of Wellington's, WRR, DOWWRR, Duke's
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: York Infantry Record Office, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3rd Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/4th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/4th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/4th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/5th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/5th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/5th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/6th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/6th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/6th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 1/7th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 2/7th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 3/7th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 8th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 9th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 10th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 11th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 12th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 13th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Administrative
Subordinate unit: 14th Battalion West Riding Regiment, UK
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Personal narratives[edit]

Related media[edit]

Regimental Museums and Archives[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. 76–77. ISBN 0-906304-03-2. .
  • Fisher, J.J. (1918). History of the Duke of Wellington's West Riding Regiment (The Iron Duke's Own) during the first three Years of the great War from August 1914 to December 1917. Halifax. 

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 329/2454
1914-15 Star WO 329/2949 WO 329/2718, WO 329/2719, WO 329/2720
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2220 WO 329/1216, WO 329/1217, WO 329/1218, WO 329/1219, WO 329/1220, WO 329/1221, WO 329/1222, WO 329/1223, WO 329/1224, WO 329/1225, WO 329/1226, WO 329/1227, WO 329/1228
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3271 WO 329/3263


Other sources[edit]

References[edit]


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