First World War Battalion war diaries

The archives of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) are held as part of the King's Regiment collection at the Museum of Liverpool. They are available by prior appointment only. The Maritime Archives and Library holds a small selection of published histories and other publications on open access (see Biographical research into the King's Regiment| for further details). In addition the First World War Battalion war diaries and casualty books are also available at the Maritime Archives and Library. These typed copies contain a daily record of the activities of each Battalion. Officers will be frequently mentioned, other ranks less so. The originals of all war diaries are held at the National Archives, Kew.

  • Reference code KR/1/1, Volume 1, 1st Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment (Including Captain and Adjutant F Hudson's Diary), dates 12 Aug 1914 - 31 Jan 1918 and 2 Aug 1914 - 8 June 1915
  • Reference code KR/1/2, Volume 2, 1st Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Feb 1918 - 31 Oct 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/3, Volume 3, 1st Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Nov 1918 - 30 Apr 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/4, Volume 4,4th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 4 Mar 1915 - 23 Nov 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/5, Volume 5,5th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Feb 1915 - 30 Apr 1919 and 2/5th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 11 Feb 1917 - 31 Jan 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/6, Volume 6, 1/6th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Feb 1915 - 30 Apr 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/7, Volume 7, 2/6th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 14 Feb 1917 - 31 Mar 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/8, Volume 8, 2/6th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Apr 1918 - 15 May 1919 and 7th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Mar 1915 - 30 Apr 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/9, Volume 9, 2/7th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 13 Feb 1917 - 16 May 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/10, Volume 10, 1/8th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 May 1915 - 31 Jan 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/11, Volume 11, 2/8th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 31 Jan 1917 - 31 May 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/12, Volume 12, 2/8th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 5 Apr 1917 - 31 May 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/13, Volume 13, 1/9th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 12 Mar 1915 - 31 Jan 1918 and 2/9th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Feb 1917 - 31 Dec 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/14, Volume 14, 1/10th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Nov 1914 - 30 Sept 1919 and 2/10th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 16 Feb 1917 - 4 Aug 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/15, Volume 15, 11th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 17 May 1915 - 31 May 1918, 12th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 22 Jul 1915 - 30 Apr 1919 and 13th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 26 Sept 1915 - 30 Sept 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/16, Volume 16, 14th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 25 Oct 1915 - 30 June 1918 and 17th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 6 Nov 1915 - 30 Aug 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/17, Volume 17, 18th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 3 Nov 1915 - 15 May 1919
  • Reference code KR/1/18, Volume 18, 19th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 6 Nov 1915 - 31 Jul 1918
  • Reference code KR/1/19, Volume 19, 20th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 30 Oct 1915 - 31 Jul 1917
  • Reference code KR/1/20, Volume 20, 20th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 1 Aug 1917 - 6 Feb 1918 and 25th Bn. King's Liverpool Regiment, 5 May 1918 - 31 May 1919

1/6th Battalion (Liverpool Rifles) casualty books

Please note: these volumes are arranged in no apparent sequence, therefore, all 3 volumes may have to be consulted.

  • Reference code KR/2/1, Volume 1, Casualty Book No. 1 [indexed], 1915 - 1918
  • Reference code KR/2/2, Volume 2, Casualty Book No. 2 [indexed], 1915 - 1918
  • Reference code KR/2/3, Volume 3, Casualty Book No. 3 [indexed], 1915 - 1918