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First World War

9th Battalion, King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

September 1914 Raised at Lancaster, and trained at Eastbourne and Seaford in Sussex.

5 September 1915

Arrival in France

20 September 1915 Joined 65th Brigade of the 22nd Division
8 November 1915 Arrived at Salonika (Macedonia)
9 December 1915 Retreat of 10th Division from Serbia
28 April 1916 Attack at Hill 380

Autumn 1916

Attack on Petit Mitrailleuse

14 September 1916 Attack near Makin Rova

Spring 1917

Attack on Petit Couronne

23 November 1917 Repulse of raids on Mamelon Post
25 July 1918 Repulse of raids on Mamelon Post

September 1918

Battle of Doiran, 1918 and the final and successful attack on Bulgar Lines, and advance into Bulgaria, 1918.

28 October 1918

Landed at Dedeagateh

November 1918

Returned to Stavros

15 January 1919 Moved to Sarigol
15 April 1919 Moved to Dardanelles
29 November 1919 Disbanded at Haidar Pasha

 

Photographs: 9th (Service) Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment

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A digital version of the Battalion War Diary is available on cd-rom from the Museum Shop.

King's Own - Macedonian Front in World War One - A brief record of the 2nd and 9th Battalions in the Salonika Campaign 1915-1919.  Price including UK postage £2.50.  Details from the Museum Shop.

9th Battalion in Macedonia (March 1918 to October 1918) from the War Diary of Captain Cumberland.  An interesting account of the last months of the war in Macedonia, including the final battle of Doiran in September 1918.  Price including UK postage £4.90.  Details from the Museum Shop.

 

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