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57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division - Wikipedia


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 Army ...

57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division - The Long, Long Trail


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 ...

Driver John Large 2/3 West Lancashire Brigade RFA | Military ...


The remainder formed up into the 2nd West Lancashire Division, which .... in England under the 57th (2nd West Lancashire") Infantry Division.

55th (West Lancashire) Division - The Long, Long Trail


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 ...

Soldiers | The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment


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 ...

The Regiments In The Great War 1914-18 | Lancashire Infantry ...


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 ...

Memorial Glossary beginning with 5 | Australian War Memorial


... 50th Inf Bn: 50th Infantry Battalion [First World War AIF Infantry Unit]; 51st Div ... World War AIF Infantry Unit]; 57th Div: 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division ...

The South Lancashire Regiment in 1914-1918 - The Long, Long Trail


Part of South Lancashire Brigade in West Lancashire Division. ... to Ashford (Kent ) and attached to 172nd Brigade in 57th (2nd (West Lancashire) Division.

The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) in 1914-1918


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  ...

Full text of "The territorial divisions, 1914-1918" - Internet Archive


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.