159th (Cheshire) Brigade

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The 159th (Cheshire) Brigade was a formation of the British Army during the First World War. It was assigned to the 53rd (Welsh) Division and served in the Middle East.

Formation[edit]

Commander Brigadier-General Noel Ernest Money
  • 1/4th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
  • 1/5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment (until February 1915)
  • 1/7th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment
  • 2/5th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment (until April 1915)
  • 2/6th Battalion, Cheshire Regiment (until April 1915)
  • 1/4th Battalion, Welsh Regiment
  • 1/5th Battalion, Welsh Regiment
  • 3rd/152nd Indian Infantry (from 1918)
  • 1st153rd Indian Infantry (from 1918)
  • 2nd/153 Indian Infantry (from 1918)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "52nd (Lowland) Division". The Long Long Trail. Retrieved 16 January 2012.