Drill Hall, Victoria street
Corn Exchange

‘2nd Volunteer Battalion Essex Regiment; head quarters, Corn exchange.’ (Kelly, 1902)

At the Drill Hall, Victoria street:
5th Battalion, Essex Regiment (F Company) Headquarters (Kelly, 1894 and 1914)
Essex (8th) (Cyclist) Battalion (Part of C Co.)
Essex Yeomanry (B Squadron) Headquarters; A [Braintree] Troop
(References Kelly, 1914, unless stated)

‘The F Company of the 5th Territorial Force Battalion Essex Regiment has its head quarters at the Drill Hall, Victoria street, which was built in 1911 by the County Association at a cost of about £1,700; it is also used by the Braintree Troop of B Squadron Essex Yeomanry, and the C Co. (part of) 8th (Cyclist) Battalion Essex Regiment.’ (Kelly, 1914)
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