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BRITISH INFANTRY

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BRITISH CAVALRY

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ROYAL NAVY

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ROYAL AIR FORCE

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ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

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BRITISH CORPS

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CANADIAN INFANTRY

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CANADIAN CORPS.

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AUSTRALIAN REGIMENTS

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NEW ZEALAND REGIMENTS

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SOUTH AFRICAN REGIMENTS

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INDIAN REGIMENTS

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BRITISH INFANTRY

Infantry - Guards, Line and Territorial Regiments

British infantry regiments during the First World War consisted of six guards regiments, with the lesser-known Guards Machine Gun Regiment being founded in 1918, 69 line infantry regiments, as well as ten territorial regiments. 

Beyond this it is worth mentioned the Household Battalion and the Channel Islands Militia, both of which are distinct from the categories above.

 

British First World War Medals

SCOTLAND

Seaforth Highlanders
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
Argyll Sutherland Highlanders
Black Watch
Gordon Highlanders
Highland Light Infantry
Royal Scots
King's Own Scottish Borderers
Cameronians

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IRELAND

Royal Irish Rifles
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Leinster Regiment
Royal Dublin Fusiliers

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WALES

Royal Welsh Fusiliers
South Wales Borderers
Welsh Regiment
Monmouthshire Regiment

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ENGLAND
NATIONWIDE

King's Royal Rifle Corps
The Prince Consort's Own (Rifle Brigade)
Grenadier Guards
Coldstream Guards
Scots Guards
Welsh Guards
Irish Guards
Guards Machine Gun Regiment
Household Battalion

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ENGLAND
NORTH EAST

Northumberland Fusiliers
Durham Light Infantry

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ENGLAND
NORTH WEST

Royal Lancaster Regiment
South Lancashire Regiment
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
Liverpool Regiment
East Lancashire Regiment
Lancashire Fusiliers
Manchester Regiment
Cheshire Regiment

British First World War Medals

ENGLAND
WEST MIDLANDS

North Staffordshire Regiment
King's Shropshire Light Infantry
South Staffordshire Regiment
Worcestershire Regiment
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
Herefordshire Regiment

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ENGLAND
EAST MIDLANDS

Lincolnshire Regiment
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment
Leicestershire Regiment
Northamptonshire Regiment

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ENGLAND 
YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Yorkshire Regiment
East Yorkshire Regiment
West Yorkshire Regiment
West Riding Regiment
York and Lancaster Regiment

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ENGLAND
EAST ANGLIA

Suffolk Regiment
Hertfordshire Regiment
Cambridgeshire Regiment
Essex Regiment

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ENGLAND
LONDON

London Regiment (8-Lond. R)
London Regiment (9-Lond. R)
London Regiment (21-Lond. R)

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ENGLAND 
SOUTH EAST

Bedfordshire Regiment
Berkshire Regiment
Middlesex Regiment
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
East Surrey Regiment
East Kent Regiment
Royal Sussex Regiment
Royal West Surrey Regiment
Hampshire Regiment

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ENGLAND 
SOUTH WEST

Gloucestershire Regiment
Wiltshire Regiment
Somerset Light Infantry
Dorsetshire Regiment
Devonshire Regiment
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

BRITISH CAVALRY

Cavalry - Yeomanry, Hussars, Lancers, Dragoons

 

British First World War Medals

BRITISH LINE CAVALRY

2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)
3rd (Prince of Wales’s) Dragoon Guards
6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
10th (Prince of Wales’s Own Royal) Hussars
13th Hussars
15th (The King’s) Hussars

BRITISH LINE CAVALRY

British First World War Medals

YEOMANRY

Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry
Westmorland and Cumberland Yeomanry
Hertfordshire Yeomanry
County of London Yeomanry

YEOMANRY

ROYAL NAVY

Infantry - Guards, Line and Territorial Regiments

British infantry regiments during the First World War consisted of six guards regiments, with the lesser-known Guards Machine Gun Regiment being founded in 1918, 69 line infantry regiments, as well as ten territorial regiments. 

Beyond this it is worth mentioned the Household Battalion and the Channel Islands Militia, both of which are distinct from the categories above.

 

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ROYAL NAVY

Regulars

ROYAL NAVY

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ROYAL NAVY - RESERVE AND VOLUNTEER RESERVE

Royal Navy Reserve

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ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE

Royal Naval Air Service

RNAS

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MERCANTILE FLEET AUXILIARY

Mercantile Fleet Auxiliary

MFA

British First World War Medals

THE JUTLAND COLLECTION

HMS Badger (1st Destroyer Flotilla)
HMS Revenge (1st Battle Squadron)
HMS Falmouth (3rd Light Cruiser Squadron)

ROYAL AIRFORCE

Section containing the predecessor to the Royal Air Force, the Royal Flying Corps

 

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ROYAL FLYING CORPS.

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ROYAL AIR FORCE

ROYAL REGIMENT OF ARTILLERY

 

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ROYAL ARTILLERY

Royal Artillery
Royal Field Artillery
Royal Horse Artillery
Royal Garrison Artillery
Royal Marine Artillery
Motor Machine Gun Service

BRITISH CORPS.

 

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BRITISH CORPS. - COMBATANT

Senior Reserve
Machine Gun Corps.
Tank Corps.
Royal Engineers

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BRITISH CORPS. - NON-COMBATANT

Royal Army Medical Corps

Interpreter Corps. 

Army Veterinary Corps.

Army Chaplain's Department

Voluntary Aid Detachment

Army Service Corps. 

CANADA

Regiments and Corps.

Canada's remarkable war effort contributed some 650,000 men and women from a nation of little over 8 million people. Canada's national identity forged in blood at Ypres, Regina Trench, Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele. 

Serving in 260 infantry battalions for the Canadian Expeditionary Force, Canadian nationals also served in the Royal Flying Corps and Royal Naval Air Service contributing to 23,000 men in the British Forces. 

 

Canadian First World War Medals

CANADIAN
INFANTRY BATTALIONS

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
8th Canadian Infantry
14th Canadian Infantry
24th Canadian Infantry
29th Canadian Infantry

46th Canadian Infantry
49th Canadian Infantry

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CANADIAN
CORPS

Fort Garry Horse

 

AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Australia and New Zealand entered the First World War as dominion nations but found national and global identity by fighting in some of the bloodiest campaigns. The ANZACs served with distinction during the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign in 1915 as well as the Western Front in a variety of roles.

Regiments and Corps.

Australian First World War Medals

AUSTRALIAN BATTALIONS

10th Light Horse (AIF)

Australian First World War Medals

AUSTRALIANS SERVING IN BRITISH UNITS

RNAS / RAF

New Zealand First World War Medals

NEW ZEALAND BATTALIONS

NZEF

NEW ZEALAND BATTALIONS

SOUTH AFRICA

Regiments and Corps.

 

South African First World War Medals

SOUTH AFRICAN BATTALIONS

Cape Corps
8th South African Infantry

SOUTH AFRICAN REGIMENTS
 

INDIA AND THE FAR EAST

Regiments and Corps.

Indian First World War Medals

BRITISH-INDIAN BATTALIONS

Indian Army Reserve of Officers

9th Hodson's Horse

28th Punjabis

59th Scinde Rifles (Frontier Force)

BRITISH-INDIAN REGIMENTS

Indian First World War Medals

BRITISH-INDIAN CORPS

Labour Corps.

BRITISH-INDIAN CORPS

OTHER

Regiments and Corps.

 

INTER-ALLIED VICTORY MEDALS

Also known as the Inter-Allied Victory Medal, this medal was awarded by fifteen Allied nations to their service personnel and shared the common themes of a winged figure of victory and the same colourful watermarked ribbon.