London Rifle Brigade, London Regiment, British Army

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This page is about the territorial battalions of the London Regiment known as the London Rifle Brigade. For the regular Prince Consort's Own Rifle Brigade regiment see Rifle Brigade, British Army.

London Rifle Brigade, London Regiment, British Army
Years active: 01/04/1908 –
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: Territorial Force
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Identity
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Parent unit: London Regiment, British Army
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Subordinate unit: 1/5th Battalion, London Regiment, British Army
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Subordinate unit: 2/5th Battalion, London Regiment, British Army
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Subordinate unit: 3/5th Battalion, London Regiment, British Army
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Personal narratives

Related media

At the time of writing, the IWM has several photo of the London Rifle Brigade at this search link. Selected examples are below.

IWM photo 'British troops advance to the attack through a cloud of poison gas as viewed from the trench which they have just left: a remarkable snapshot taken by a soldier of the London Rifle Brigade on the opening day of the Battle of Loos, 25 September 1915'.

Officers of the 5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade ) at a machine gun class during training, October 1915. © IWM (Q 53849)
Badge of the 5th Battalion, London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) at entrance to their camp. © IWM (Q 54185)

Official sources

Unit war diaries

None. Administrative organisations did not keep war diaries because they had no operational role.

See descendant unit pages for their war diaries.


Unit histories

Short History of the London Rifle Brigade, Compiled Regimentally, 1916 HTML version with photographs at Project Gutenberg. Other formats are available.

Other official documents

Medal rolls

Campaign medal rolls at the UK National Archives.

Medal Officers Other ranks
1914 Star WO 329/2510 WO 329/2482
1914-15 Star WO 329/2953 WO 329/2865
British War and Victory medals WO 329/2272 WO 329/1912, WO 329/1913, WO 329/1914
Territorial Force War Medal WO 329/3272 WO 329/3268


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This page contains data imported from the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue, licensed under Open Government Licence v2.0.