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 6th (Service) Battalion Formed at Devizes in September 1914 as part of K2 and attached as Army Troops to 19th (Western) Division. Moved to Salisbury Plain. D ecember 1914 : moved to billets in Basingstoke and joined 58th Brigade in same Division. Moved to Perham Down in March. July 1915 : landed in France. 20 September 1917 : amalgamated with the Wiltshire Yeomanry, becoming the 6th (Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry) Bn. 13 May 1918 : reduced to cadre strength. Surplus troops went to 2nd Bn and 30th Division. 16 June 1918 : moved to Boulogne, transferred to 42nd Brigade in 14th (Light) Division and returned to England. 18 June 1918 : at Brookwood, reconstituted by absorbing the 9th Bn, the Dorsetshire regiment. 4 July 1918 : landed at Boulogne.



 Rank Initials Surname Died Lodge
 Lt.Col. A.G. THYNNE DSO  14-09-1918 Apollo University No.357
Royal Somerset No.973
 Lt.Col. R.F.J. HAYWOOD VC MC ED  29-09-1978 Lodge of Industry No.186

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