Unit / Ship / Establishment:

2/5 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

  Detail :

 2/5th Battalion Formed at Doncaster on 10 September 1914 as a second line unit. Record same as 2/4th Bn. 1 March 1915 : moved to Bulwell and attached to 187th Brigade in 62nd (2nd West Riding) Division. Moved in April 1915 to Strenshall and on in May to Beverley, going on in November to Gareshead, January 1916 to Larkhill and June 1916 to Flixton Park near Bungay. Moved again in October 1916 to Wellingborough. Landed at Le Havre on 15 January 1917. 2 February 1918 : absorbed into 1/5th Bn



 Rank Initials Surname Died Lodge
 Capt. E.B. BILTON  15-03-1917 Isaac Newton University No.859
 Lt.Col. O.C.S.C. WATSON VC DSO  28-03-1918 Loddon No.3427

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