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57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division - Wikipedia, the free ...

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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 ...

King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) - The Long, Long Trail

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Part of North Lancs Brigade, West Lancs Division. ... to 170th (2nd North Lancs) Brigade, 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division. ... Other regiments of infantry.

Combined Irish Regiments - Liverpool Irish.

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They were formed in October 1914 and, in early 1915, joined 171st Brigade, 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division. The Division landed in France during ...

Local Regiments - Liverpool And Merseyside Remembered

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Part of South Lancashire Brigade, West Lancashire Division. ... 1 February 1918 : transferred to 172nd Brigade, 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division. ..... They became one of the first infantry TA battalions to join the British Expeditionary Force ...

Memorial Glossary beginning with 5 | Australian War Memorial

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... 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division (and subordinate units) [First World War British Headquarters Unit]; 57th Inf Bn: 57th Infantry Battalion [First World War AIF  ...

78th Infantry Division (United Kingdom) | World Public Library ...

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The British 78th Infantry Division, also known as the Battleaxe Division, fought in .... 57th (2nd West Lancashire); 58th (2/1st London); 59th (2nd North Midland) ...

A (LIVERPOOL IRISH) TROOP, 208 (3rd WEST LANCASHIRE ...

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The Regiment was organised as the 64th Lancashire Rifle Volunteers in ... 8th infantry and the Liverpool Irish became the 5th (Irish) Volunteer Battalion, ... The 2nd Battalion was part of the 57th (2nd West Lancs) Division, a copy of the 55th.

British 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division | Project Gutenberg Self ...

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The 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division was formed on 1 April 1908 as the West .... 57th (2nd West Lancashire); 58th (2/1st London); 59th (2nd North Midland) ...

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

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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.

Revised Chapter 5 – 1916-18 fighting issues

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4. WO 95/2909 55th Division War Diary AQMG Branch January 1917 ...... 57th ( West Lancashire 2nd Line) Division joined Fifth Army more or less as the 1st Line .

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The 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division of the British Army in 1914 ...

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The history of 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division Symbol On 31 August 1914 the War Office issued instructions for all units of the Territorial Force to form a ...

Army Reserve Battalions - Soldiers | The Loyal North Lancashire ...

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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 55th (West Lancashire) Division of the British Army in 1914-1918

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All of the infantry units left the Division during the period November 1914 - March 1915, ... joined with its second line, the 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division.

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

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2nd Bn South Lancashire Regiment – 7th Brigade, 3rd Division .... Second Ypres The 1st East Lancashires and the 2nd, 4th and 5th South Lancashires all .... Guillemont On the right flank, the 55th Division (West Lancashire Territorials), ..... 2/5th and 4/5th Loyal North Lancashires, all in 170 Brigade of 57th Division, made a ...

British Army, 3rd Battle of Ypres, June - December 1917

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5th Army: General Sir Hubert Gough. I Corps: ... 2nd Guards Brigade Machine Gun Company ...... 57th (2nd/West Lancashire) Division: Major GeneralR.W.R. ...