Cheltonians Who Died In The Great War Whilst Serving With 17th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment

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Cheltonians Who Died in the Great War Whilst Serving With

 17th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment TF


Ref Name Rank Number Sub Unit Died Cause Loc Age Memorials

No Cheltonians were killed or died whilst serving with this unit.



1.   The Gloucestershire Regiment involvement in the Great War can be seen here.


Short History of the 17th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment TF

Formed at Walton-on-the-Naze on 1st January 1917, from the 82nd Provisional Battalion (which in turn had been formed in June 1915 initially from TF Home Service personnel of 4th, 5th and 6th Battalions of the Gloucestershire Regiment).   Based in Clacton with the 226th Infantry Brigade on Home Defence duties.




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