Regimental/Unit Information

Unit of interest

1/4 nd Bn The Hampshire Regiment
43 rd Wessex Division

Soldier

Pte T Taylor

TOM TAYLOR
Private
201728
1st/4th Bn., Hampshire Regiment
who died on
Saturday 24th February 1917. Age 21.

Regiment
Information

1/4th Bn Hampshire Regt
Formed in August 1914 : in Winchester. Part of Hampshire Brigade,43rd Wessex Division. 9 October 1914 :
sailed for India, landing Karachi 11 November 1914. 18 March 1916 : landed at Basra with 33rd Indian Brigade, and remained in Mesopotamia and Persia for the rest of the war. Battalion HQ and one Company were captured at Kut-el-Amara on 29 April 1916. The remainder formed a Composite Bn with the 1/5th Bn, the Buffs, and - attached to 35th Indian Brigade, transferred to 14th Indian Division. November 1916, transferred to 36th Indian Brigade

Individual
Information

BAGHDAD (NORTH GATE) WAR CEMETERY, Iraq

 

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