WWI Brecknockshire territorial battalion of South Wales cap badge, Ca.1908-1922


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WWI Brecknockshire territorial battalion of South Wales  cap badge, Ca.1908-1922

The Brecknockshire Battalion was Formed in 1908 formally the 1st volunteers.

 In 1914 a 2/ 1st battalion was formed it was joined by 68th (2nd Welsh) division in 1915.

In 1916 the regiment was amalgamated with 2/7 Royal Welsh Fusiliers.

In 1915 the 3/1st Brecknockshire battalion was formed which became 1st battalion ( Reserve ) in 1916 in 1917 it amalgamated with 1st ( reserve ) Battalion Monmouthshire.

Reformed In 1939 The Brecknockshire battalion transferred to The Royal  Artillery in 1947