1st Battalion of Essex Regiment index

Regimental Information

1881 - 1923 Commanding Officers

1919 - 1939 Timeline of Station Posting


Brigadier General Frederick Gore Anley

Private 5722 Joseph Henry Broad

Sergeant 27246 George Charles Gilder DCM , MM

Private 6009084 Joseph Edward Mott GC

Lt Colonel Augustus Charles Newman VC

Lieutenant Francis Newton Parsons VC

CSM Arthur Rowland

Lieutenant Henry John Walter Silver   MC and Bar

Colonel Sir George Murray Home Stirling

Second Lieutenant Marshall Stuart Straight

Before the Great War

1886 Battalion Sports Day
1899 Battalion Sports Day

Boer War 1899 - 1901

1899 1st Essex mobilised
1899-1901 Officers who died
1899-1902 1st Essex Summary of action
1900 Officers in Army List
1900 Casualty List
1900 Action at Dreifontein
1900 Action at Parrdekraal
Inter War Years 1901 - 1914
1901-1911 1st Essex sporting teams
1902 Arrival at Bangalore
1910 Memorial at Chelmsford

World War One  

  Brigade & Division to which the Battalion was attached
  Essex Regiment men named on POW records at National Archives
1915 Gallipoli
1915/1916 Sulva Bay
1916 The Somme
1917 Monchy le Preux
1917 Masnieres and Marcoing
1918 Push for Cambrai

After World War One

1923 Essex Regiment History Committe Members
1926 First eleven cricket team
1927 Battalion Sports Day
1930 Battalion Cooks win National Competition