Life in the Essex Regiment/Yeomanry


We don't just want to find out dates and places for our ancestors, we want to find out how they lived and what their lives were like.

The pages below will take you into the everyday life of the Essex Regiment in different situations and eras.

Organisation of Military

Army Organisation of manpower

Composition of a Battalion

Conscription in the Great War

Issue of equipment to Soldiers in 1914


Military Nurses

Life in the services

Life as a prisoner of War of the Germans in the Great War

Trench Art