The Border Regiment.

The Border Regiment.

Postby kerchi » Wed Dec 31, 2008 7:12 pm

The Border Regiment

The details of the Border Regiment at Shorncliffe Camp awaiting orders for service with the 1st Battalion in the Transvaal or the 2nd Battalion in India has been directed to proceed to Colchester, where on the 18th inst.  they will be joined by the 3rd Battalion (Cumberland Militia) from Carlisle.  The Militia will be treated as the home battalion for Cumberland and Westmorland, and the regular officers from Carlisle depot and the Provisional Battalion will come under the command of COLONEL J. R. BAIN commanding the 3rd Battalion.  Lieutenant Colonel LE FLEMING is second in command, and Captain COOCH the adjutant.

Carlisle Journal, 8th December 1899.

Source: Cumberland and Westmorland Newspaper Transcriptions
In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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