West Yorkshire Regiment - Territorials


When the Territorial Force was created in 1908, the Volunteer Battalions linked to the regiment became Territorial Battalions of the West Yorkshire Regiment:

  • 1st (V) Bn became 5th Bn (TF), with RHQ at York.
  • 2nd (V) Bn became 6th Bn (TF), with RHQ at Belle View Barracks, Bradford.
  • 3rd (V) Bn became 7th and 8th (Leeds Rifles) Bns (TF), a double battalion with RHQ at Carlton Barracks, Leeds.

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