London 1918, the Armistice and Regimental histories

London County Council staff in the Great War

The L.C.C. record of the Great War 1914 - 1919

The Divisions in the British Army on active service during the Great War were as follows:

Regular. Guards, ist to the 8th, 27th, 28th, 29th, ist, 2nd and 3rd Cavalry Divisions.

Service. 9th (Scottish), 10th (Irish), 11th (Northern), 12th (Eastern), 13th (Western), 14th (Light), 15th (Scottish), 16th (Irish), 17th (Northern), 18th (Eastern), 19th (Western), 20th (Light), 21st, 22nd (Western), 23rd (Northern), 24th (Eastern), 25th, 26th (Scottish), 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th, 36th (Ulster), 37th, 38th (Welsh), 39th, 40th, 41st (Eastern), 63rd (R. Naval).

Territorial. 42nd (E. Lanes), 43rd (Wessex), 46th (N. Midland), 47th (London), 48th (S. Midland), 49th (W. Riding), 50th (Northumbrian), 51st (Highland), 52nd (Lowland), 53rd (Welsh), 54th (E. Anglian), 55th (W. Lanes), 56th (London), 57th (W. Lancs), 58th (London), 59th (N. Midland), 60th (London), 6ist (S. Midland), 62nd (W. Riding), 66th (E. Lanes.), 74th (Yeomanry dismounted), 75th.

In accordance with official practice the Battalions of the London Regiment are referred to throughout by numbers only. Their names were as follows :

1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th (Royal Fusiliers), 5th (London Rifle Brigade), 6th (Rifles), 8th (Post Office Rifles), 9th (Queen Victoria's Rifles), 10th (Hackney), 11th (Finsbury Rifles), 12th (The Rangers), 13th (Princess Louise's Kensington Battalion), 14th (London Scottish), 15th (Prince of Wales's Own, Civil Service Rifles), 16th (Queen's Westminster Rifles), 17th (Poplar and Stepney Rifles), 18th (London Irish Rifles), 19th (St. Pancras), 20th (Blackheath and Woolwich), 21st (First Surrey Rifles), 22nd and 24th (The Queen's), 25th (Cyclist) and 28th (Artists' Rifles).

Events Leading up to the Great War

The Western Front, 1914.

The Western Front, 1915

The Western Front, 1916.

The Western Front, 1917

VI. Western Front, 1918. — The Somme (German offensive), the Lys, the Aisne, the Marne, Amiens, the Somme (Allied offensive). Arras, Havrincourt and Epehy, Cambrai and the Hindenburg line, Flanders, Le Cateau, the Selle and the Sambre, Armistice

VII. The Royal Navy

VIII. The Royal Air Force

IX. Gallipoli

X. Egypt and Palestine .

XI Mesopotamia

XII. Salonica

XIII. British Troops in Italy

XIV. British Troops in Russia

XV.  British Troops in Africa

XVI. Deaths from Disease .

XVII. Summary