Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence

Lest We Forget
British Legion
The Royal British Legion

BEDFORDSHIRE & HERTFORDSHIRE REGIMENTAL MEMORIAL

Compiled and copyright © 2000 Martin Edwards

The left hand pillar documents the Bedfordshire Regiment during World War 1.

1914-1919

TO THE SACRED
AND
GLORIOUS MEMORY
OF THE OFFICERS
WARRANT OFFICERS
NON-COMMISSIONED oFFICERS
AND MEN OF THE
BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
WHO FELL IN
THE GREAT WAR

THIS MONUMENT HAS BEEN ERECTED
BY THE SERVICEMEN AND THE FRIENDS
OF THE REGIMENT

1914

MONS
LE CATEAU
THE MARNE
THE AISNE
LA BASSEE
MESSINES
ARMENTIERES
YPRES

1915

NEUVE CHAPELLE
HILL 60
AUBERS RIDGE
FESTUBERT
GIVENCHY
YPRES
LOOS
SUVLA BAY
ANZAC

1916

THE SOMME
MONTAUBAN
LONGUEVAL
TRONES WOOD
THIEPVAL RIDGE
THE ANCRE
SCHWABEN REDOUBT
SINAI PENINSULAR

1917

ARRAS
MESSINES
YPRES
CAMBRAI
UMBRELLA HILL
GAZA
JAFFA

The Bedfordshire Regiment during the Great War consisted of twenty-two units namely

1st Battalion
2nd Battalion
3rd Reserve Battalion
4th Extra Special Reserve Battalion
5th Territorial Force Battalion
6th Service Battalion
7th Service Battalion
8th Service Battalion
9th Service Battalion
10th Service Battalion
Bedfordshire Training Depot
2/5th Territorial Force Battalion
3/5th Territorial Force Battalion
1st Garrison (F.S.) Battalion
2nd Garrison (F.S.) Battalion
3rd Garrison (F.S.) Battalion
11th Territorial Force Battalion
12th Transport Workers Battalion
13th Transport Workers Battalion
51st Graduate Battalion
52nd Graduate Battalion
53rd Young Soldiers Battalion

The number of those who fell in the war overseas while their names were on rolls of the Bedfordshire Regiment was 330 officers and 5745 other ranks, but the Roll of Honour includes hundreds more names of those who having served in the Regiment during the war were transferred to other Regiments in which they gave their lives for King and Country.

Photographs © Martin Edwards 2001

 

Return to Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regimental Memorial page

30 December 2001

Friends of the War Memorials
War Memorials Trust
Main page
Commonweath War Graves Commission
Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Copyright © Roll-of-Honour.com 2002-
Email: rollofhonour@ntlworld.com

See our on-line bookstore
Visit our bookstore