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 Symbol On 31 August 1914
the War Office issued instructions for all units of the Territorial Force to form a ...
The remainder formed up into the 2nd West Lancashire Division, which .... in
England under the 57th (2nd West Lancashire") Infantry Division.
The 55th (West Lancashire) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British
... by the reformed division occurred near Arras on the 17 April 1916 when 2nd ...
1st Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regiment – 2nd Brigade, 1st Division .... Second
Ypres The 1st East Lancashires and the 2nd, 4th and 5th South Lancashires ....
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,
2nd Army: General Sir Herbert Plumer. 5th Army: ... 2nd Guards Brigade Machine
Gun Company ...... 57th (2nd/West Lancashire) Division: Major GeneralR.W.R. ...
... 57th (2nd West Lancashire) Division (and subordinate units) [First World War
British Headquarters Unit]; 57th Inf Bn: 57th Infantry Battalion [First World War AIF
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.
They were formed in October 1914 and, in early 1915, joined 171st Brigade, 57th
(2nd West Lancashire) Division. The Division landed in France during ...
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