Published By John Davies
Welsh Guards / Welsh Regiment / West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own) / Worcestershire Regiment
- Welsh Guards
The Regiment only came into existence in February 1915. It was the last of the Foot Guards Regiments to be formed. The Regiment has close links with Oswestry, Sir Francis Lloyd who was charged with the task of forming the Welsh Guards, was from Aston Hall, Oswestry and the Regiment‘s first Colonel, Lord Harlech lived at Brogyntyn Hall, Oswestry.
Welsh Guards Museum and collection at Park Hall
1 Bn Welsh Guards
- Worcestershire Regiment
1 Bn Worcestershire Regiment
Private 43024 Richard Ellis West Felton War Memorial. 1 Bn Worcestershire Regiment
2/8 Bn Worcestershire Regiment,
Formed at Worcester in September 1914 as a home service (“second line”) unit.
10 Bn Worcestershire Regiment – 57 Brigade 19 (Western) Division
Service Battalion. Formed Sept 1914 at Worcester. Landed France 18 July 1915.