British Regiments 1914-1918

Regiments Battle Honours Victoria Crosses Casualties (Estimated)
Foot Guards
Grenadier Guards 34 7 4680
Coldstream Guards 36 7 3860
Scots Guards 30 5 2840
Irish Guards 30 4 2250
Welsh Guards 20 1 860
Infantry of the Line
Royal Scots 71 6 (1) 11160
Royal West Surrey Regiment 74 4 (2) 8000
East Kent Regiment 48 1 6000
Royal Lancaster Regiment 59 8 5500
Northumberland Fusiliers 67 5 16000
Royal Warwickshire Regiment 70 5 11610
Royal Fusiliers 80 12 15600
Liverpool Regiment 58 6 (1) 14200
Norfolk Regiment 70 1 (1) 6000
Lincolnshire Regiment 58 3 8800
Devonshire Regiment 59 2 5790
Suffolk Regiment 73 2 6550
Somerset Light Infantry 60 1 4760
West Yorkshire Regiment 57 4 12700
East Yorkshire Regiment 56 4 7480
Bedfordshire Regiment 74 7 (1) 6500
Leicestershire Regiment 37 3 6870
Royal Irish Regiment 42 1 2780
Yorkshire Regiment 56 10 7500
Lancashire Fusiliers 63 17 13640
Royal Scots Fusiliers 58 4 5600
Cheshire Regiment 75 2 8420
Royal Welsh Fusiliers 77 8 (1) 9800
South Wales Borderers 64 6 (1) 5600
King's Own Scottish Borderers 66 4 7740
Scottish Rifles 56 3 7070
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 46 7 5890
Gloucestershire Regiment 72 4 (1) 8100
Worcestershire Regiment 72 8 (1) 9460
East Lancashire Regiment 61 4 7000
East Surrey Regiment 62 7 6750
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 57 1 4510
West Riding Regiment 63 5 7870
Border Regiment 64 5 7450
Royal Sussex Regiment 69 3 6550
Hampshire Regiment 82 3 7580
South Staffordshire Regiment 56 3 6360
Dorsetshire Regiment 57 0 4060
South Lancashire Regiment 59 4 5450
Welsh Regiment 71 3 8360
Royal Highlanders 69 4 (1) 8390
Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 59 2 5880
Essex Regiment 62 1 8860
Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment 57 9 (1) 11410
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 68 3 7590
Northamptonshire Regiment 58 4 5950
Royal Berkshire Regiment 55 2 7140
Royal West Kent Regiment 69 3 (1) 6900
Yorkshire Light Infantry 59 8 9450
Shropshire Light Infantry 52 1 4710
Middlesex Regiment 81 5 12700
King's Royal Rifle Corps 60 7 12840
Wiltshire Regiment 60 1 5200
Manchester Regiment 72 11 13770
North Staffordshire Regiment 52 4 (1) 5430
York and Lancaster Regiment 59 4 8810
Durham Light Infantry 59 6 12530
Highland Light Infantry 65 7 10030
Seaforth Highlanders 60 7 8830
Gordon Highlanders 57 4 (1) 8870
Cameron Highlanders 57 3 5930
Royal Irish Rifles 40 3 7010
Royal Irish Fusiliers 40 2 3330
Connaught Rangers 42 1 2050
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders 68 6 (3) 6900
Leinster Regiment 32 4 1980
Royal Munster Fusiliers 51 3 3070
Royal Dublin Fusiliers 49 3 4780
Rifle Brigade 52 10 11580
Territorial Force
Honourable Artillery Company Infantry 38 2 840
Monmouthshire Regiment 22 0 2430
Cambridgeshire Regiment 27 0 870
London Regiment 64 9 29100
Hertfordshire Regiment 16 0 480
Northern Cyclists Battalion* 0 0 10
Highland Cyclists Battalion* 0 0 11
Kent Cyclist Battalion 2 0 45
Huntingdonshire Cyclist Battalion* 0 0 16
Channel Islands Militia
Royal Jersey Light Infantry 1 0 4
Royal Guernsey Light Infantry 7 0 330
 
Totals   351 588526

 

* Did not serve overseas.

Titles are as per the August 1914 Army List.

Where there is a number in brackets in the Victoria Cross column this indicated the award to an officer or orther rank who was attached to the Unit.

The above details have been obtained from British Regiments 1914-1918 by Brigadier E.A. James.

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