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Herefordshire Regiment

Territorial Force:

  • 1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment

       1st Battalion, Herefordshire Regiment, was a unit of the Territorial Force with its HQ at The Barracks, Hereford. It was made up of Companies A to H and served with the Welsh Border Infantry Brigade. They saw action in Gallipoli. After being evacuated from Gallipoli the regiment fought at the Battle of Romani (Egypt) fought up through Sinai were at the three battles of Gaza, Bathsheba and Jerusalem before returning to France.

    27th Nov 1915 Violent Storm

    28th Nov 1915 Disasterous Sequence of Events

    23rd Jul 1918 1st Herefords in action at Parcy Tigny  1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment and the other units of 102nd Brigade, 34th Division were in action, in conjunction with the French, at Parcy Tigny.

    23rd Jul 1918 Advance Made

    31st Jul 1918 Reliefs

    12 Aug 1918 Orders to Move

    30 Aug 1918 Reliefs

    30 Aug 1918 Patrols Push Forward

    2nd Sep 1918 Attack Made

    3rd Sep 1918 Patrols Push Forward

    3rd Sep 1918 Line Held

    4th Sep 1918 Attack Made

    5th Sep 1918 Reliefs

    6th Sep 1918 Quiet

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    Those known to have served with

    Herefordshire Regiment

    during the Great War 1914-1918.

    • Evans Walter Robert. Pte. 1/1st Battalion
    • Hammond Vincent Edward. Pte. 11th (d.18th Nov 1916)
    • Saxton Frederick William. Pte. (d.18th Aug 1917)
    • Witherstone Albert Henry . Pte. 1st Battalion (d.6th Nov 1917)

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    Pte. Frederick William Saxton Herefordshire Regiment (d.18th Aug 1917)

    I have been looking for family of Pte Frederick William Saxton. I bought his medals and death plaque some 40 odd years ago from a

    He served in the Herefordshire Regiment attached to 6th Bn Kings Shropshire Light Infantry (these are all from what I have found online) Service No 237898. When he died he was, I believe, with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Service No 35269. He is listed on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Belgium Panel 154. Someone found his effects lists which said grandma Ellen Saxton. I hope someone recognizes this name and can help me.

    Barbara Smith


    Pte. Vincent Edward Hammond 11th Border Regiment (d.18th Nov 1916)

    Vincent E Hammond served with the Herefordshire Regiment, King's Shropshire Light Infantry and the Border Regiment. He was killed in action on the 18th of November 1916. Vincent was a tailors outfitter in Knighton, an only child to Edward and Bertha Hammond of Knighton

    Margi Kelly


    Pte. Walter Robert Evans MM. 1/1st Battalion Herefordshire Reiment

    Walter Evans served with the 1/1st Battalion Herefordshire Regiment was awarded the Military Medal for his part in an action in conjunction with the French at Parcy Tigny on July 23rd 1918.

    Chris Ball

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