Jump to content
The Great War (1914-1918) Forum

Men transferred from 13th RIR to 12th RIR...


keri.stevenson
 Share

Recommended Posts

Hello!

I am just wondering if the regimental number of a soldier would have changed if he was transferred from the 13th Bn. Royal Irish Rifles to the 12th Bn?

Also I am looking for any more information on Private Alexander (A.) Stevenson of the 13th Royal Irish Rifles

Here is what I know...

Private/Rifleman Alexander Stevenson

13th Bn Royal Irish Rifles

Regiment No. 13/19854

Enlistment: September 17th, 1914 in Comber, Co Down

Discharge: March 29th, 1919 Class Z (Army Reserve)

Awarded the Military Medal as per the History of the 36th Ulster Division (cannot locate MIC)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

As far as I know they kept their own number but the prefix changed e.g. 15/11748 became 2/11748 when my GGrandfather transferred for a period from the 15th to the 2nd btn.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Keri

Sent you an e-mail with attachments, hope you received them OK.

Tommy. :huh:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 13 years later...

Hi Lester, welcome to the GWF.

It must be a list of those who served, for he survived WW1?

Ivor

Edited by Ivor Anderson
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Hi Ivor  You are correct.  He survived the war.  Attached photo of memorial for those who served M - to - W he is bottom of middle row. Sorry for the quality of the photo if you want a better one I will try again later. 177100159_1ComberPresby6.JPG.45489364947a2087505ec4ac9585de7d.JPG

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...