History of the South Wales Borderers and the Monmouthshire Regiment.

by G. A. Brett

Publisher: Hughes in Pontypool

Written in English
Published: Pages: 126 Downloads: 877
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  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Monmouthshire Regiment.
The Physical Object
Pagination126p.,11 plates :
Number of Pages126
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16564182M

This book examines the uniforms, equipment, history and organisation of the South Wales Borderers, from Marlborough&#;s Wars through to World War 2. The regiment&#;s service in the Napoleonic wars, the Zulu War and in India are all covered. Uniforms are shown in full illustrated detail. Buy The History of the South Wales Borderers Illustrated by Atkinson, C. T. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. - Explore Bob Jones's board "Monmouthshire regiment" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Regiment, First world, Battalion pins. Typescript summaries of the postings and commanding officers of the 24th Foot, South Wales Borderers ; includes details of the South Wales Borderers Monmouthshire Regiment during World War Two. Archives: files of manuscript notes, newspaper and magazine cuttings and ephemera relating to the British Army. Archives:

Synopsis The Welsh at War trilogy is the culmination of over twelve years of painstaking research by the author into the Welsh men and infantry units who fought in the Great units included the four regular regiments the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, South Wales Borderers Welsh Regiment and Welsh Guards as well as the Territorial Monmouthshire Regiment, the Yeomanry regiments: the. You will get to know about the story of the Regiment who has taken part in many battles in the last years. At the Zulu War Room, you will get to know about the Anglo-Zulu War. The other sections cover the history of the South Wales Borderers, Welch Regiment and the Monmouthshire Regiment in the two World Wars.

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History of The South Wales Borderers and The Monmouthshire Regiment - Part 1 by Brett, Lieut -Colonel G A and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

History of the South Wales Borderers and the Monmouthshire Regiment, The 6th Battalion, the South Wales Borderers, Volume 5 of History of the South Wales Borderers and the Monmouthshire Regiment, Publisher: Hughes and Son, the Griffin Press, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Additional Physical Format: Online version: History of the South Wales Borderers and the Monmouthshire Regiment, Pontypool, Hughes and Son, the Griffin Press, Part IV: "The 3rd Battalion, the Monmouthshire Regiment, " Object description Part V: "The 6th Battalion, the South Wales Borderers, " In as part of the Childers Reforms the Regiment became the county Regiment for Brecknockshire, Cardiganshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, and Radnorshire and was renamed as the South Wales Borderers.

The newly named Regiment spent various periods on garrison duties in Egypt and Gibraltar and then went on to served during the Third. In Julythe 3rd Corps of The Monmouthshire Rifle Volunteers became the 4th Volunteer Battalion The South Wales Borderers.

During the Boer War, the battalion provided numerous volunteers who gained the battalion’s first Battle Honour “South Africa ”. Original Composition. The original Regiment raised inthru various iterations and renamings finally became 1st Battalion in when 2nd Battalion was raised.

When the regiment was associated with a number of Welsh counties after it became the South Wales Borderers init gained those counties' militia and volunteer were: 3rd (Militia) Battalion - formerly the.

A Short History of The South Wales Borderers 24th Foot and The Monmouthshire Regiment by Regimental Committee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. 4th Battalion, The Monmouthshire Regiment - formed in June It was redesignated as 1st Battalion South Wales Borderers in December The original 1st Battalion SWB had been disbanded in August in Cyprus, most of the unit having been taken prisoner or becoming casualties in North Africa.

Post-War [edit | edit source]. Part iii - the Second Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment Published in Hardback book in green boards in very good condition for its sixty-six years.

Copiously illustrated with photographs and maps. No marks or inscriptions. Not ex-library. The South Wales Borderers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for years. It came into existence in England inas Sir Edward Dering's Regiment of Foot, and afterwards had a variety of names andit became the 24th Regiment of Foot, and had its depot in Warwickshire.

Based at Brecon fromthe regiment recruited from the border. In the Territorial Army was reduced in size and the 3rd Battalion of the Monmouthshire Regiment was amalgamated with the Brecknockshire Battalion of the South Wales Borderers to form the 3rd (Brecknockshire and Monmouthshire) Battalion, The Monmouthshire Regiment.

South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiment WW2 Book of Remembrance. South Wales Borderers and monmouthshire Regiment WW2 Book of Remembrance - Taken by Colin McIntyre 01 May About the memorial: A book of remembrance mounted in wooden case brass regimental crests mounted above book.

South Wales. Sincethe regiment had been associated with the county of Warwickshire. But inthe regimental depot moved to Brecon in South Wales. This was recognised during the Army reforms, when it was renamed The South Wales Borderers and made the county regiment for Monmouthshire, Breconshire, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire.

The book more than filled some gaps in our family history. The book is written in a very concise and easily read manner not over whelming you with details but giving you enough details to more than understand the conditions the members of the South Wales Borderers served s: 7.

xi + pp Portraits, Plates, Illustrations (6 in colour of uniform)Published Price £22 Best known for its heroic role in the defence of Rorkeâ s Drift, during the Zulu War ofwhen it won seven of the 14 Victora Crosses awarded, the 24th Regiment, South Wales Borderers, was an exceptional unit, and this is an exceptionally good.

The last of the territorial battalions of the Monmouthshire Regiment, inextricably parts of the Corps of the South Wales Borderers disappeared in Intinged with much sadness, the Borderers and the Welch amalgamated to form The Royal Regiment of Wales.

Get this from a library. History of the South Wales Borderers and the Monmouthshire Regiment. Part II.: the 2nd Battalion the South Wales Borderers: D Day to [J T Boon]. When the Territorial Force came into being on 1 Aprilone of the innovations was the establisment of several new regiments.

One of these was the Monmouthsire Regiment, this was formed from the volunteers affiliated to the South Wales Borderers. On 4 Augthe Regiment's three Battalion headquaters were at: 1/1st Stow Hill, Newport. The Territorial Year Book, published in notes: "Officer Commanding: Lt-Col W D Steel VD; Adjutant: Capt R S Gwynn, S Wales Bord; Headquarters: Abergavenny; Strength (Oct []), 17 officers, men.

Camp for 8 days: all ranks; for 15 days ; former unit: 4th Volunteer Battalion, South Wales Borderers. The Royal Regiment of Wales was formed in by the amalgamation of two of Wales' most famous and distinguished regiments, namely The South Wales Borderers (24th Foot) and The Welch Regiment (41st/69th Foot).

See also Museum Collection. Royal Monmouthshire Regiment - on the People's Collection Wales site. South Wales Borderers, men who enlisted from to Featured man – Private John Fielding.

Thomas Fielding joined the army on 9th March His father has been in the same regiment, and had won the Victoria Cross at Rorke’s Drift in The book more than filled some gaps in our family history. The book is written in a very concise and easily read manner not over whelming you with details but giving you enough details to more than understand the conditions the members of the South Wales Borderers served s: 7.

Welcome to a website I have created about the South Wales Borderers in There is a lot of detail on my motivations for creating this website in the FAQ. It is hoped that for an individual trying to research an individual soldier, this website should help to inform what has survived for him, and his colleagues, in terms of source documents.

D/6 War Diary of 10th Service Bn. The South Wales Borderers (1st Gwents) D/98 Free Press of Monmouthshire. Extract of account by Private O.G.

Hedges, R.A.M.C., of retreat from Mons. 18/12/ D/ Account (typescript) of capture. The Museum tells the fascinating story of some of the British army’s most famous regiments: The Royal Welch Fusiliers and The Royal Regiment of Wales (formerly the 24 th, 41 st and 69 th Foot, and later the South Wales Borderers, Welch Regiment and Monmouthshire Regiment).

This long history, dating back to the late s, is told through many kinds of objects including uniforms, medals. The Museum tells the fascinating story of some of the British army’s most famous regiments: The Royal Welch Fusiliers and The Royal Regiment of Wales (formerly the 24th, 41st and 69th Foot, and later the South Wales Borderers, Welch Regiment and Monmouthshire Regiment).

There are more reminders of this chapter of military history to be found at Brecon Cathedral, where the main east window is dedicated to the men who lost their lives in the conflict.

There’s also the 14th-century Havard Chapel, which in became the South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiment War Memorial Chapel and still displays the. The regimental history of the South Wales Borderers goes back to Then it was called the 24th Regiment of Foot; The regiment fought at Blenheim, Talavera and the South.

Quick Description: Newport Cathedral, Woolos, King & Confessor - Features a plaque, with roll of honour and book, which Commemorate the Officers, and Men of the South Wales Borderers and Monmouthshire Regiment, who gave their lives in the War. The Royal Welsh was formed in when The Royal Regiment of Wales merged with the Royal Welch Fusiliers, but our regimental history has a much greater reach than this date suggests as the Museum proudly represents all these units.

• The Royal Welch Fusiliers (the 23rd). • The South Wales Borderers. The South Wales Borderers 24th Foot (Cambridge University Press ); and, in particular, The History of the South Wales Borderers (Medici Society ).

See also: Mametz: Lloyd George's "Welsh Army" at the Battle of .It first came into existence, as the 24th Regiment of Foot, inbut was not called the South Wales Borderers until The regiment served in a great many conflicts, including the American Revolutionary War, various conflicts in India, the Zulu War, Boer War, and World War I and II.