The London Territorial Force 1914-18

Charles Fair, 'The Changing Character of the London Territorial Force 1914-18: The case of the 19th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (St. Pancras)', Spring 2009

This rare study of a working class territorial battalion describes the factors influencing recruitment such as employment, class and locality. Analysis of casualties and replacements illustrates the fluctuating levels of violence to which men were exposed on the Western Front and also shows how the battalion gradually lost its local identity.