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1/8th (T.F) Bn Hants Regiment =


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Just a quickie!

Is 1/8th (TF) Battalion Hampshire Regiment the same as 1/8th (Isle of Wight Rifles, Princess Beatrice's) Battalion ? And also, what is T/F?

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1/8th (Isle of Wight Rifles, Princess Beatrice's) Battalion
August 1914 : in Newport, Isle of Wight.
April 1915 : attached to 163rd Brigade in 54th (East Anglian) Division.
Landed at Suvla Bay, Gallipoli on 9 August 1915.
Evacuated from Gallipoli and moved to Egypt, arriving 19 December 1915. Moved into Palestine as part of EEF

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