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 ...
The remainder formed up into the 2nd West Lancashire Division, which .... in
England under the 57th (2nd West Lancashire") Infantry Division.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
Part of South Lancashire Brigade in West Lancashire Division. ... to Ashford (Kent
) and attached to 172nd Brigade in 57th (2nd (West Lancashire) Division.
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
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.