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History of the King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Harold Carmichael Wylly

History of the King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

by Harold Carmichael Wylly

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Published by P. Lund, Humphries & Co in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry -- History.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry -- Officers -- Registers.

  • Edition Notes

    Vol. 6 published by Gale & Polden, Aldershot.

    Statementby H. C. Wylly.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA652.K55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19186807M

    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 get ebook that you want. Menguak Tabir Enggano. 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 Seller Rating: % positive.

      It was the 4th Battalion of the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (K.O.Y.L.I.). On September 1st I was called up. In April I served in France with the 2/4th K.O.Y.L.I. 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.

    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 Branch: British Army.   ALBERT LOCKWOOD SERVED WITH THE 1/4TH KOYLI. YEAR OLD HAD HIS PARTY AT THE KINGS CROFT HOTEL PONTEFRACT. The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry at Darlington Battle in History.


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History of the King"s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by Harold Carmichael Wylly Download PDF EPUB FB2

Malcolm K. Johnson has researched the history of the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry (KOYLI) for over thirty years. In two published works he explored the experiences of a Volunteer battalion, and its Territorial battalions, who were ill-prepared for the industrialised warfare of \.Reviews: 2.

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PRIVATELY PUBLISHED, rpt, 31 pp, pb. The war history of The 1/4th Battalion The King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in WWII. WHEATER, W A RECORD OF THE SERVICES OF THE FIFTY-FIRST LONGMANS, 1st edn, iv + pp, cond vg, spine slightly torn, new end papers.

History of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry by Ellenberger, G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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. 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). 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 51st King’s Own Light Infantry became the 1st Battalion, The King’s Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) and the th became its 2nd Battalion.

The Childers reforms also combined militia and rifle volunteer units into the regiments formed in Accordingly the 1st West Yorks Rifles Miltia became the 3rd Militia Battalion. It was converted to a light infantry role in and designated The King's Own Light Infantry in The th was the 2nd Madras (European Light Infantry) Regiment, raised by the East India Company in and transferred to British service in 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 moving to Harwich on the 18th November. 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. 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. 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.

In the 51st King's Own Light Infantry was coupled with the th Madras European Light Infantry to form the 1st and 2nd Battalions, respectively, of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. InHer Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother, was appointed Colonel-in .The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry: [Malcolm K Johnson;] A history of the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm K Johnson. Find more information about.Please note that the Regimental Museum will close on 17 January as we prepare to move to its new site, opening on Waterdale in summer Discover the history of the King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry from to the present day.

Take a closer look at weaponry, uniforms and artefacts from the regiment’s history, browse the Roll [ ].