Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Essex Yeomanry UK Bases in WW1

1st  Essex Yeomanry

August 1914 - Based at Colchester

August 1914 - based at Melron near Woodbridge, Suffolk

November 1914 moved to France

 2/1st Essex Yeomanry

September 1914- Formed at Colchester

October 1914 - Based at Wickham Market, Suffolk

1914 - Based at Melton near Woodbridge Suffolk

January 1915 - Based at Huntingdon

June 1915 - Based at Hounslow

March 1916 - based at Great Bentley, Essex

July 1916 - Based at Leybourne Park, Kent

October 1916- based at Brasted Kent

Spring 1917 - based at Sevenoaks

January 1918 - based at Castlebar & Westport, Ireland

July 1918 - based at the Curragh, Ireland

February 1919 - Disbanded

3/1st Essex Yeomanry

Spring 1915 - Formed at Stanway, Colchester, Essex

Spring 1916 - based at Aldershot

Spring 1917 - Disbanded