Record Details for John Hacking (Scots Guards)

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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.

Scots Guards during World War 1

The Regiment gain 30 Battle Honours and 5 Victoria Crosses, losing 2,840 men during the course of the war.

1st Battalion
04.08.1914 Stationed at Aldershot as part of the 1st (Guards) Brigade of the 1st Division.
14.08.1914 Mobilised for war and landed at Havre as part of the British Expeditionary Force (B.E.F.) and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1914
The Battle of Mons and the subsequent retreat, The Battle of the Marne, The Battle of the Aisne, First Battle of Ypres.
1915
Winter Operations 1914-15, The Battle of Aubers, The Battle of Loos.
25.08.1915 Transferred to the 2nd (Guards) Brigade of the same Division.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bazentin, The Battle of Pozieres, The Battle of Flers-Courcelette, The Battle of Morval.
1917
The German retreat to the Hindenburg Line, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
The Battle of Estaires, The Battle of Hazebrouck, The Battle of Bethune, The Battle of Drocourt-Queant, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of the St Quentin Canal, The Battle of... read more here  >>
Campaign Medals:
1914 Star
Victory Medal
victory medal The Victory Medal (also called the Inter Allied Victory Medal) is a bronze medal that was awarded to all who  
British War Medal
british war medal The British War Medal was a campaign medal of the British Empire, for service in World War One. It 
Memorial Death Plaque Of WWI
memorial death plaque of wwi The World War One Memorial Plaque was made from Bronze and hence it was popularly known as the “Dead Man’s
* Medal entitlement listed above is worked out using the same methodology the MOD used for issuing them
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