1 September 2008

11th (County of London) Bn, The London Regiment (Finsbury Rifles)

This battalion had its origins in the 21st Middlesex Volunteer Rifles Corps. Its headquarters was at 17 Penton Street, Pentonville.

Here are some army service numbers and enlistment / joining dates for the 11th London Regiment:

305 joined on 2nd May 1908
649 joined on 10th February 1909
1207 joined on 31st May 1910
1542 joined on 2nd January 1913
2127 joined on 9th August 1914
2904 joined on 17th September 1914
3207 joined on 16th October 1914
3390 joined on 12th January 1915
3396 joined on 2nd March 1915
3449 joined on 12th April 1915
3553 joined on 4th May 1915
3905 joined on 1st June 1915
4162 joined on 14th July 1915
4191 joined on 17th August 1915
4320 joined on 14th September 1915
4369 joined on 12th October 1915
4534 joined on 22nd January 1916
4698 joined on 17th February 1916
5003 joined on 22nd March 1916
5346 joined on 13th June 1916
5880 joined on 10th July 1916
6185 joined on 4th August 1916
6261 joined on 10th October 1916
6822 joined on 11th November 1916
7021 joined on 9th December 1916

When the Territorial Force was re-numbered in 1917, The 11th Londons re-numbered within the block 450001 to 470000.

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Read my other posts on numbering in the London Regiment battalions:

City of London Battalions

1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers)
2nd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers)
3rd (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers)
4th (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers)
5th (City of London) Battalion (Rifle Brigade)
6th (City of London) Battalion (Rifles)
7th (City of London) Battalion
8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)

County of London Battalions

9th (County of London) Battalion (Queen Victoria's Rifles)
10th County of London) Battalion (Hackney) [Originally Paddington Rifles]
12th (County of London) Battalion (The Rangers)
13th (County of London) Battalion (Kensington)
14th (County of London) Battalion (London Scottish)
15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales's Own Civil Service Rifles)
16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
17th (County of London) Battalion (Poplar & Stepney Rifles)
18th (County of London) Battalion (London Irish Rifles)
19th (County of London) Battalion (St Pancras)
20th (County of London) Battalion (Blackheath & Woolwich)
21st (County of London) Battalion (First Surrey Rifles)
22nd (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's)
23rd (County of London) Battalion
24th (County of London) Battalion (The Queen's)
25th (County of London) Cyclist Battalion
28th (County of London) Battalion (Artists Rifles)

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