Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry

While its roots were based in the late 1700s, the Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry were not formalised until 1908. Originally intended as a territorial force, at the outbreak of the First World War, so many of the regiment’s soldiers volunteered for overseas service that it was split into three lines of defence. The first battalion was for those willing to serve abroad; the second for those unable or unwilling to serve abroad; the third acting as a reserve band.

Commonwealth War Graves

Perry, Private Walter (d1917, aged 43, illness)

Commonwealth War Graves from the camera of CKPonderingsToo

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