Papers re Ernest Holland Rifleman 302586

Scope and Content

Papers re Ernest Holland Rifleman Service No. 302585

Administrative / Biographical History

The London Regiment was unusual. Not only were all of its battalions of the Territorial Force (although the first four were affiliated to the other City of London regiment, the all-regular Royal Fusiliers) but each battalion was regarded as a corps in its own right:

1/5th (City of London) Battalion (London Rifle Brigade)

August 1914 : at 130 Bunhill Row. Part of 2nd London Brigade, 1st London Division. Moved on mobilisation to Bisley, going on in September to Crowborough.

5 November 1914 : left the Division and landed at Le Havre.

17 November 1914 : came under command of 11th Brigade in 4th Division.

19 May 1915 : transferred to GHQ Troops and formed a composite unit with 1/12th and 1/13th Bns. Resumed identity 11 August.

25 October 1915 : transferred to 8th Brigade in 3rd Division.

10 February 1916 : transferred to 169th Brigade in 56th (London) Division.

Access Information

Dim cyfyngiadau/ No Restrictions

Acquisition Information

Adnau preifat / Private deposit


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Other Finding Aids

Mae copiau clawr caled o`r catalogau ar gael yn Archifau Ynys Môn ac yn y Gofrestr Cenedlaethol Archifau. Polisi Archifau Ynys Môn yw catalogio yn iaith y ddogfen./Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Archifau Ynys Môn /Anglesey Archives to catalogue in the language of the document.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Cyflwr gweddol/Fair Condition

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Amanda Sweet for Archifau Ynys Môn using the following source: Archifiau Ynys Môn/Anglesey Archives, WM/2692

Appraisal Information

Mae'r holl gofnodiadau sy'n cydymffurfio â pholisi casglu Swyddfa Gofnodi Cyngor Sir Ynys Môn wedi eu cadw /All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey Archives have been retained.

Custodial History

Items found in a solicitors office in Bangor


Ni ddisgwylir croniadau/Accruals are not expected