The 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division was an infantry formation of the
Territorial Force created in 1914 as part of the massive expansion of the British
The history of 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division ... The infantry received
Japanese rifles, quite different to the Lee-Enfields that equipped the British
armies in ...
The West Lancashire Division was a formation of the Territorial Force. ... All of the
infantry units left the Division during the period November 1914 ... The remainder
of the Division temporarily joined with its second line, the 57th (2nd West ...
Part of Liverpool Brigade, West Lancashire Division. 22 February ... 18 November
1915 : left Brigade and attached as Army Troops to Third Army. ... 31 January
1918 : transferred to 171st Brigade, 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division. 1/9th ( ...
2nd Bn South Lancashire Regiment – 7th Brigade, 3rd Division ..... Guillemont On
the right flank, the 55th Division (West Lancashire Territorials), including ..... 2/5th
and 4/5th Loyal North Lancashires, all in 170 Brigade of 57th Division, made a ...
The 1908 army reforms carried out by Minister of War Richard Burdon Haldane,
.... 2nd West Lancashire Division, later titled 57th (West Lancashire) Division
... 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division (and subordinate units) [First World War
British Headquarters Unit]; 57th Inf Bn: 57th Infantry Battalion [First World War AIF
They were formed in October 1914 and, in early 1915, joined 171st Brigade, 57th
(2nd West Lancashire) Division. The Division landed in France during ...
Sep 27, 2016 ... In all the Loyal North Lancs expanded to 21 battalions of infantry for ... part of the
170th Brigade in the 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division in ...
Under the Territorial Act of 1907 fourteen infantry divisions were formed. Some of
these .... First Line 47TH (London) Division, Formerly 2nd London. First 48TH ...
First Line 49TH (West Riding) Division. ... First 57TH (West Lancashire) Division.