Record Details for John Buckley (Cheshire Regiment)

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Buckley
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Cheshire Regiment
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WW1 Actions and Troop Movements (ORBATS) for ,

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ORBATS

Orders of Battle (ORBATS) are documents produced by the military to show the hierarchical structure, command organisation and disposition of units for particular engagements of the British Military. At the highest level they show a breakdown of the units involved in entire conflicts, the First World War in this case, including Divisional and Brigade commanding officers, the organisation of the divisions right down to the battalion level along with their attached units from for example, the Royal Artillery. With the ORBATS you are able to determine exactly where units were on a given date and the battle, action or event they took part in.

The ORBATS data transcribed by Forces War Records has allowed us to produce this interactive map, with which you can track the progress of units throughout the course of the First World War, from the opening battle at Mons to the closing stages of the Spring Offensive.

Cheshire Regiment during World War 1

The Regiment raised 38 Battalions and awarded 75 Battle Honours and 2 Victoria Crosses losing 8,413 men during the course of the First World War.

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Londonderry as part of the 15th Brigade of the 5th Division.
16.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1914
The Battle of Mons and subsequent retreat, The Battle of Le Cateau and the Affair of Crepy-en-Valois, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, The Battles of... read more here  >>
Campaign Medals:
British War Medal
British War Medal With the information in John Buckley's record, it is likely that they were entitled to the British War Medal for 

 
Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI
Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI The next of kin for John Buckley would have been sent this death plaque after the war to commemorate all
 
Victory Medal
Victory Medal With the information in John Buckley's record, it is likely that they were entitled to the Victory medal, also called   

 
* Medal entitlement listed above is worked out using the same methodology the MOD used for issuing them
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