Up to 26 October 1917, this was known as 261st Graduated Battalion and had no regimental affiliation. Before that it had been 10th Battalion of the Training Reserve and up to September 1916 had been the 15th (Reserve) Battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has 6 recorded WW1 deaths for the 51st (Graduated) Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment.
SCOTHERN, P. Private, 62865. 51st (Graduated) Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment. Scartho Road Cemetery, Grimsby, North East Lincs. UK. Friday 02-01-1920. Age 19. Son of Peter Andrew & Miriam Scothern of Clayton Street, Grimsby, UK.