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History of the King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Wylly, H. C.

History of the King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

by Wylly, H. C.

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Published by Percy Lund, Humphries in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination375p. :
    Number of Pages375
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18772010M

      The King's Shropshire Light Infantry was a light infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in , but with antecedents dating back to In the . Hingston W. Chapter III begins the war – The "Phoney" War – from September to March and deals with the organisation of an infantry battalion – the B.E.F. The next two chapters cover the 1/4th K.O.Y.L.I. in Norway, , and the great fighting rearguard of the 1st also in Rating: % positive.

    Click Download or Read Online button to get history of the king s own yorkshire light infantry deedes c p a register of officers 19th december until the end of the war on 15th august book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to . The 51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment of Foot was a British Army line infantry regiment, raised in Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry) to form the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in Branch: British Army.

    The Hardcover of the Miners' Battalion: A History of the 12th (Pioneers) King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by Malcolm Keith Johnson at Barnes Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was formed through the merging of the 51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) Regiment of Foot and th Regiment of Foot (also known as the Madras Light Infantry). From its establishment, the two Battalions of the K.O.Y.L.I. served around the world in Malta, India, Crete, Gibraltar, South Africa, Hong Kong.


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History of the King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by Wylly, H. C. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Miners’ Battalion, A History of the 12th (Pioneers) King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry follows the battalion throughout the war and shows how the men, mainly Yorkshire miners, applied their civilian skills to the purposes of s: 2.

History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry: Ellenberger, G. King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry In The Great War Paperback – Febru by R.

Bond (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all /5(4). WYLLY, COL. H.C. HISTORY OF THE KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY nd (c ). HUMPHRIES, 1st edn, viii + pp, maps, ills. HUMPHRIES, 1st edn, viii + pp, maps, ills.

Volume one from the raising of the Regiment in up to Afghanistan in King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry during WW1 Since the balance of power in Europe had been maintained by a series of treaties. In Wilhelm II was crowned ‘German Emperor and King of Prussia’ and moved from a policy of maintaining the status quo to a more aggressive position.

The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry can trace its history back to This post however, concerns army service numbers and the dates on which these were issued between and In The King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) was formed out of the old 51st and th Regiments of Foot.

The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry was a regiment of the British Army. It officially existed from tobut its predecessors go back to The regiment’s traditions and history are now maintained by The Rifles.

The 53rd Regiment of Foot was raised. Attractively bound in contemporary full vellum with gilt, this is a superb history of the 51st and th, the King s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, from to The first volume covers: The Raising of the 51st Regiment.

The Rochefort Expedition: The Opening of the Campaign in Germany. The regiment's traditions and history are now maintained by The Rifles. In after the Cardwell and Childers reforms, regimental numbers were abolished. The 51st King's Own Light Infantry became the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) and.

History of THE KINGS OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY - - Volume IV General Sir Charles P. Deedes Published by LUND HUMPHRIES & CO. LTD no date C, London (). The King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry has a long and varied history which is tied to the town of Doncaster.

The Regiment first came into existence inas the 53rd Regiment. It changed to the 51st Regiment of Foot in and, In the Cardwell Reforms, it was combined with the th Foot (The Madras Light Infantry).

The two were linked as The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) inbecoming The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) in and The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry inat which time the two regular battalions were amalgamated.

In Marchat the tail end of the 2 nd Boer War, he joined the 3 rd King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry). His attestation papers describe him as 5’5½” tall and weighing lbs.

He had a ruddy complexion, dark grey eyes and dark hair. The Light Infantry was formed on 10 July from the four regular Light Infantry Battalions of The Somerset and Cornwall Light Infantry, The Kings Own Yorkshire Light infantry, The King’s Shropshire Light infantry and The Durham Light Infantry and The Light Infantry Volunteers.

History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. London: P. Lund, Humphries & Co., []- (OCoLC) Online version: Wylly, H.C. (Harold Carmichael), History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. London: P. Lund, Humphries & Co., []- (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

1st Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry were in Singapore when war broke out in August They returned to England, as soon as a Territorial unit arrived to man the garrision, landing at Southampton on the 9th of November. They moved to Hursley Park.

The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry Museum. The National Army Museum works together with Regimental and Corps Museums across the country to help provide a network of military museums for everyone to visit and enjoy.

Explore the history and collections of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by visiting the regimental museum in Doncaster. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (dth Nov ) My great great uncle, David Erasmus, was killed on 20th November on the first day of the battle of Cambrai.

He served with A Company, 2/4 battalion of the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. The History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. Publisher: KOYLI,First Edition, First Impression. FIRST EDITION HARDBACK BOOK IN ACCEPTABLE CONDITION. NO DUSTJACKET. CREAM COLOURED BOARDS WITH GOLD TYPEFACE - HEAVILY STAINED.

Before that it had been 11th (Reserve) Battalion of the King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) (see above). A basic recruit training unit based at Cannock Chase, it was part of 2nd Reserve Brigade. By November it had also moved to Clipstone Camp.

King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry I. 2nd Battalion. Firth. Arthur. L/CPL Born - Whiteley Bridge,Yorks. Enlisted - Pontefract. Killed in Action 21/12/ France & Flanders. Best regards. Ian. Thanks Munster. Just changed it to the right one. A good book to get hold of for this battalion is 'From Pontefract to Picardy: The 9th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in the First World War' by Derek Clayton.

I have a copy and this is an excellent book, if you can get a copy.The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry: [Malcolm K Johnson;] A history of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

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