The Manchester Regiment 1758 - 1958

25th, 26th, 27th Reserve battalions

back

25th (Reserve) Battalion.


Formed about Sept 1915, as a local reserve Batt. From depot coys of 16th, 17th, & 18th Batt’s. Nov 1915 Prees Heath in 16th Reserve Bde. Dec 1915 to Southport. May 1916 Altcar. 1.9.16 became 69th Training Reserve Batt. At Altcar in 16th Reserve Bde.

26th (Reserve) Battalion.


Formed about Sept 1915, as a local reserve Batt. From depot coys of 19th,20th,& 21st Batt. . Nov 1915 Prees Heath in 16th Reserve Bde. Dec 1915 to Southport. May 1916 Altcar. Became 70th Training Reserve Batt, 1.9.16.

27th (Reserve) Battalion.


Formed about Sept 1915, as a local reserve Batt. From depot coys of 22nd, 23rd, & 24th Batt’s. Sa. Nov 1915 Prees Heath in 16th Reserve Bde. Dec 1915 to Southport. May 1916 Altcar.. Became 71st Training Reserve Batt 1.9.16.