Warley Barracks Staff 1914

Kelly's Directory recorded the staffing of Warley Barracks in 1914

There are barracks on the common for the training of recruits for the depot of the Essex & 3rd Battalion ( Special Reserve) Regiment and the headquarters of one battalion of Foot Guards( now 1914) 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards & is capable of containing about 1,500 men.

Eastern Command- No 9 District

Comprising of the counties of Norfolk, Cambridge, Suffolk, Bedford, Hertford, Huntingdon, Essex and Northampton.

Commanding District and OIC Records - Col H E watts CB

Staff Captain - Captain W H Denny - Bedfordshire Regiment

Assisting OIC Records - Captain G E Fitzgerald

Essex Regiment - District no 44

Dept Commander - Major Charles George Lewes

3rd Special Reserve Battalion Essex Regiment

Commandant - Lt Col C H Colvin DSO

Majors - E S Penrose , A A Crocker and C G Lewes

Adjutant - Captain H G Wilmer

Quartermaster - H S Roberts

Army Medical Corps

Commanding Colonel F H M Barton MD

Army Pay Department

Chief Paymaster Lt Col L F Ditmas

Territorial Force

East Anglian Division

Commander - Major General F S Inglefield CD DSO

General Staff Officer 2nd Grade - Major C R Stirling RA

Dept Asst Adj & Qr Mast Gen - Major E Evans DSO

Asst Director of Medical Services - Col S S Hoyland MD VD

Dept Asst Director of Medical Services - Major E C Freeman MD

Sanitary Officer - Major F E Freemantle MB

Asst Director of Vetinary Services - Lt Col A E Clarke AVC

 Divisional Troops

Royal Artillery

1st East Anglian RFA

2nd East Anglian RFA

3rd East Anglian (Howitzer) Brigade RFA

4th East Anglian RFA

East Anglian RGA

HQ Claremont House

Commanding - Col G W Biddulph

Staff Captain - Captain W K E Jameson RA

Source Kellys Directory