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8 The Essex Regiment
8 Battalion The Essex Regiment

Unit Histories

From To Type Notes
01-Apr-1908 01-Apr-1908 Created as Essex and Suffolk Cyclist Battalion
15-Jun-1911 ? 15-Jun-1911 ? Renamed 8 (Cyclist) Battalion The Essex Regiment (sometime in 1911)
04-Aug-1914 04-Aug-1914 Embodied
05-Aug-1914 ? 05-Aug-1914 ? Converted to 1/8 The Essex Regiment
04-Jul-1940 04-Jul-1940 Reformed at Warley
01-Dec-1941 01-Dec-1941 Converted to 153 Regiment RAC

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