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 ...
Sep 28, 2015 ... The West Lancashire Division was a formation of the Territorial ... All of the
infantry units left the Division during the period November ... The remainder of the
Division temporarily joined with its second line, the 57th (2nd West ...
Uniquely, they are the only Battalion in the British Army to have earned the ....
They were attached to 170th Brigade in 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division at ...
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 ( ...
Battalions of the Regular Army. 1st Battalion ... 1914 : in Ulverston. Part of North
Lancs Brigade, West Lancs Division. ... April 1915 : transferred to 170th (2nd
North Lancs) Brigade, 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division. Landed in France in
Location: Canterbury. On 31st August 1914, instructions were issued to organise
the men in the existing Territorial Force divisions who had not volunteered for ...
The 55th (West Lancashire) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British
... Territorial Army in 1920 and remained in the United Kingdom for the Second ...
The original function of the second line divisions was to form an army for use in
the event of invasion being attempted, .... First 57TH (West Lancashire) Division.
2nd Army: General Sir Herbert Plumer. 5th Army: ... 2nd Guards Brigade Machine
Gun Company ...... 57th (2nd/West Lancashire) Division: Major GeneralR.W.R. ...