Group    From 1914  To 1918

Royal Marine Light Infantry

Categories: Armed Forces

Countries: Belgium, Turkey

During World War I, in addition to their usual stations aboard ship, Royal Marines were part of the Royal Naval Division which landed in Belgium in 1914 to help defend Antwerp and later took part in the landing at Gallipoli in 1915. It also served on the Western Front in the trenches. Our picture shows a bugler with the division.

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This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Royal Marine Light Infantry

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Major Francis Harvey VC

The plaque is on the ground near the Lewisham war memorial.

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Second Lieutenant Reginald Blencowe Bayliss

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