11th Battalion of Essex Regiment index

Regimental Information

The 11th (Service) Battalion of the Essex Regiment was raised in September 1915 and began training at Shoreham Camp in Sussex.

In July 1915 the Battalion moved to Aldershot and in August 1915 there arrived in France where they served for the duration of the war as part of 71st Brigade.

The battalion was formally demobilised in June 1919.


  CSM Frank Cannon
  Captain Phillip Francis Dale
  Captain Geoffrey Boisselier Davies
  Second Lieutenant Frank Bernard Wearne VC

World War One

  Brigade & Division to which the Battalion was attached
  Essex Regiment men named on POW records at National Archives
1915-1919 Commanding Officers
1915 Officers embarking for France
1915-1919 Awards to soldiers of the 11th Essex

After World War One

1920 Old Comrades Association
1923 Essex Regiment History Committe Members
1928 Old Comrades Association