Lincolnshire Regiment

Lincolnshire Regiment during World War 1

The Regiment raised a total of 19 battalions during the course of World War I. The Regiment won 58 Battle honours and 3 Victoria Crosses but lost 8,800 men who died during the course of the war.

2nd Battalion 04.08.1914 Stationed in Bermuda at the outbreak of war and then moved to Halifax, Nova Scotia. 03.10.1914 Embarked for the UK landing at Devonport, Plymouth and then moved to Hursley Park, Winchester to join the 25th Brigade of the 8th Division. 06.11.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre where the Division engaged in various actions on the Western Front including; During 1915 The Battle of Neuve Chapelle, The Battle of Aubers, The action of Bois Grenier. During 1916 The Battle of Albert. During 1917 The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Battle of Pilkem, The Battle of Langemarck. 04.02.1918 Transferred to the 62nd Brigade of the 21st Division. During 1918 The Battle of St Quentin, The First and Second Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Messines, The Second Battle of Kemmel, The Battle of the Aisne 1918, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The Battle of the Selle. 11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Aymeries north of Aulnoye.