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

A. Callaby

A. Callaby

Employed at the Holloway tram garage. Served and was killed in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
General Haynau, Baron Julius Jacob von Haynau

General Haynau, Baron Julius Jacob von Haynau

Born Kassel, now in Germany.  Aged 15 joined the Austrian army, served in the Napoleonic wars and rose rapidly. His suppression of revolutionaries in Italy and Hungary including flogging women and ...

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Austria

1 memorial
Sapper White

Sapper White

Royal Engineer killed by an exploding bomb while assisting in the attempt to disarm it. Andrew Behan has kindly carried out some research on this man: Sapper Stanley Victor White was born on 20 Ju...

Person, Armed Forces, Tragedy

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
F. G. Brown

F. G. Brown

Co-partner or employee of the South Suburban Gas Company. Served but did not die in WW1.

Person, Armed Forces

War served, WW1
1 memorial
J. S. Crone, Junr.

J. S. Crone, Junr.

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