Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Life in the Essex Regiment

We don't just want to find out dates and places for our ancestors, we want to find out how they lived and what their lives were like.

The pages below will take you into the everyday life of the Essex Regiment in different situations and eras.

Composition of a Battalion in 1914

Issue of equipment to soldiers in 1914

Life as a Prisoner of War of Germans in World War One