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15TH (COUNTY OF LONDON) BATTALION THE LONDON REGIMENT (PRINCE OF WALES'S OWN, CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES)

1908
15th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment

(Prince of Wales's Own, Civil Service Rifles)

Boer War
South Africa 1900-02
The Great War
Three Battalions formed
1914
1st / 15th Battalion 2nd / 15th Battalion
1915
3rd / 15th Battalion
1916
Re-designated as a Territorial Battalion of The King's Royal Rifle Corps without

change of title 3rd / 15th Battalion re-designated as 15th (Reserve) Battalion

Location of operations
1st / 15th Battalion
2nd / 15th Battalion
1915
Loos
1916
Vimy Ridge
High Wood
Warlencourt
Vimy Ridge
1917
Ypres
Messines
Salonika
Beersheba
Bourlon Wood
Sheria
Huj
Jerusalem
Tell el Ful
1918
Dessart Wood
Jebel Ektief
Aveluy Wood
Bray sur Somme
Moislains
Jordan
Wervicq
Helchin
Tournai

Battle Honours awarded to 15th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own, Civil Service Rifles):

Festubert 1915, Loos, Somme 1916, '18, Flers-Courcelette, Morval, Le Transloy, Messines 1917, Ypres 1917, '18, Langemarck 1917, Cambrai 1917, St Quentin, Bapaume 1918, Ancre 1918, Amiens, Albert 1918, Courtrai, France and Flanders 1915-18, Doiran 1917, Macedonia 1916-17, Gaza, El Mughar, Nebi Samwil, Jerusalem, Jericho, Jordan, Tell' Asur, Palestine 1917-18

1920
Reformed as:

15th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own, Civil Service Rifles)

1921
Amalgamated with: 16th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles)

To become:

16th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Queen's Westminster and Civil Service Rifles)

See the progress of this Battalion from this point forward on pages under designation for 16th London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles).

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