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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 ...

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 ...

The King's (Liverpool Regiment) in 1914-1918 - The Long, Long Trail


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 ( ...

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 ...

The Territorial Force 1914-1918 - The Long, Long Trail


The 1908 army reforms carried out by Minister of War Richard Burdon Haldane, .... 2nd West Lancashire Division, later titled 57th (West Lancashire) Division

Memorial Glossary beginning with 5 | Australian War Memorial


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

Combined Irish Regiments - Liverpool Irish.


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

Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) - WOW.com


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 ...

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


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.

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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 Loyal North Lancashire Regiment in 1914-1918


Battalions of the Regular Army. 1st Battalion August 1914 ... Part of North Lancashire Brigade in West Lancashire Division. Moved on 22 ... 4 June 1918 : transferred to 170th Brigade in 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division, absorbing 4/ 5th Bn.

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


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