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The Guards Machine Gun Battalion and Regiment

Guards MG Bn Guards MG Battalion

The Guards Machine Gun Regiment was formed from units of the Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line. This took place on the 10th May 1918. The units transferred were:

Battalion of G.M.G.R. Original Unit
1st 1st Life Guards
2nd 2nd Life Guards
3rd Royal Horse Guards
4th 1st Gds Bde MG Coy
2nd Gds Bde MG Coy
3rd Gds Bde MG Coy
4th Gds Bde MG Coy


  • Becke, 1934
  • Gould, 1977
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