Group    From 1908  To 1922

17th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Poplar and Stepney Rifles)

Categories: Armed Forces

London unit which served in WW1 where it lost 1,022 soldiers. More information at Stepping Forward London.

It's Wikipedia page shows how it was formed in 1908, gives details of its service during WW1 and how in 1922 it became the 17th London Regiment (Poplar and Stepney Rifles).

Credit for this entry to: Andrew Behan.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
17th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Poplar and Stepney Rifles)

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London Troops War Memorial

Designed by Aston Webb with figures by Alfred Drury. The Duke of York who un...

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Poplar & Stepney Rifles

Poplar & Stepney Rifles Site of the Drill Hall (1860 - 1907) of 26th Midd...

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Other Subjects

Serjeant Herbert Hyde

Serjeant Herbert Hyde

Herbert Hyde was born in 1906, the youngest of the seven children of John William Hyde (1866-1910) and Maria Hyde née Field (1867-1930). His birth was registered in the 2nd quarter of 1906 in the P...

Person, Armed Forces, Egypt

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
Lance Corporal William James Creswick

Lance Corporal William James Creswick

William James Creswick was born on 26 August 1881 in Southwark, Surrey (now Greater London), the eldest of the nine children of William Creswick (1859-1904) and Ada Creswick née Camm (1861-1946). T...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
J. Tollafield

J. Tollafield

Resident of Willesden who volunteered and died in the Anglo Boer War, 1899-1900.

Person, Armed Forces, South Africa

War dead, Other war
1 memorial
Second Lieutenant George Henry Weinel

Second Lieutenant George Henry Weinel

George Henry Weinel was born on 24 December 1884, the youngest of the nine children of Philip Jacob Weinel (1843-1902) and Ellen Weinel née Shepperdson (1842-1908). His birth was registered in the ...

Person, Armed Forces, France

War dead, WW1
1 memorial