Formed at Bristol, 30th August 1914 by the Citizens Recruiting Committee.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 808 recorded WW1 deaths for the 12th (Service) Battalion, (Bristol), Gloucestershire Regiment.
KING, A.B. Private, 34909. 12th (Service) Battalion, (Bristol), Gloucestershire Regiment. Queens Cemetery, Bucquoy, Pas-de-Calais, France. 23-08-1918. Age 20. Son of Alfred & E.E. King of High Street, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, UK.