Battle honours of the Border Regiment during the Great War

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The following table shows the battle honours of the Border Regiment during the period 1914 to 1919. In each instance it shows every operation divided into battles which battalions were involved in those battles.[1]

Battle honours of the Border Regiment (1914-1919)
Operations Battles Battalion
FLANDERS, 1914
  • Ypres, 1914
  • Langemarck, 1914
  • Gheluvelt
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
SUMMER OPERATIONS, 1915
  • Neuve Chapelle
  • Ypres, 1915
  • Bellewaerde
  • Aubers
  • Festubert, 1915
  • Loos
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 5th Battalion
  • 5th Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
OPERATIONS ON THE SOMME, 1916
  • Somme, 1916
  • Albert, 1916
  • Bazentin
  • Delville Wood
  • Pozières
  • Guillemont
  • Flers-Courcelette
  • Morval
  • Thiepval
  • Transloy
  • Ancre Heights
  • Ancre, 1916
  • 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th & 11th Battalions
  • 1st, 2nd, 7th, 8th & 11th Battalions
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 7th Battalion
  • 8th Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 5th & 6th Battalions
  • 5th Battalion
  • 6th Battalion
  • 5th Battalion
  • 8th Battalion
  • 11th Battalion
ARRAS OFFENSIVE, 1917
  • Arras, 1917
  • Scarpe, 1917
  • Bullecourt
  • 1st, 5th & 7th Battalions
  • 1st, 5th & 7th Battalions
  • 2nd Battalion
FLANDERS OFFENSIVE, 1917
  • Messines, 1917
  • Ypres, 1917
  • Pilckem
  • Langemarck, 1917
  • Polygon Wood
  • Broodseinde
  • Poelcappelle
  • Passchendaele
  • 6th & 8th Battalions
  • 1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Battalions
  • 8th Battalion
  • 1st & 6th Battalions
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 1st, 2nd & 6th Battalions
  • 2nd, 5th & 7th Battalions
CAMBRAI OPERATIONS, 1917
  • Cambrai, 1917
  • 1st Battalion
OFFENSIVE IN PICARDY, 1918
  • Somme, 1918
  • St. Quentin
  • Bapaume, 1918
  • Rosières
  • Arras, 1918
  • 5th, 7th, 8th & 11th Battalions
  • 5th, 7th & 8th Battalions
  • 7th & 8th Battalions
  • 5th Battalion
  • 11th Battalion
OFFENSIVE IN FLANDERS, 1918
  • Lys
  • Estaires
  • Messines, 1918
  • Hazebrouck
  • Bailleul
  • Kemmel
  • Scherpenberg
  • 1st & 8th Battalions
  • 1st Battalion
  • 8th Battalion
  • 1st Battalion
  • 8th Battalion
  • 8th Battalion
  • 8th Battalion
OFFENSIVE IN CHAMPAGNE
  • Aisne, 1918
  • 8th Battalion
ADVANCE IN PICARDY, 1918
  • Amiens
  • Somme, 1918
  • Albert, 1918
  • Bapaume, 1918
  • 5th & 7th Battalions
  • 5th & 7th Battalions
  • 5th & 7th Battalions
  • 5th & 7th Battalions
BREAKING OF THE HINDENBURG LINE, 1918
  • Hindenburg Line
  • Épéhy
  • St. Quentin Canal
  • Beaurevoir
  • Cambrai, 1918
  • 5th & 7th Battalion
  • 7th Battalion
  • 5th Battalion
  • 5th Battalion
  • 7th Battalion
FINAL ADVANCE
  • Ypres, 1918
  • Courtrai
  • Selle
  • Sambre
  • 1st Battalion
  • 1st Battalion
  • 7th Battalion
  • 5th & 7th Battalions
AUSTRIAN OFFENSIVE, 1918
  • Piave
  • 2nd Battalion
ITALIAN OFFENSIVE, 1918
  • Vittorio Veneto
  • 2nd Battalion
MACEDONIA OFFENSIVE, 1917
  • Doiran, 1917
  • 9th Battalion
MACEDONIA OFFENSIVE, 1918
  • Doiran, 1918
  • 9th Battalion
HELLES OPERATIONS
  • Helles
  • Landing at Helles
  • Krithia
  • 1st Battalion
  • 1st Battalion
  • 1st Battalion
ANZAC AND SULVA OPERATIONS
  • Sulva
  • Scimitar Hill
  • 1st & 6th Battalions
  • 1st & 6th Battalions

References / notes[edit]

  1. Colonel H.C. Wylly, C.B. (1925). The Border Regiment in the Great War. Gale & Polden Ltd. ISBN 1847342728. p.259-261.