35th Division (United Kingdom)
|35th Infantry Division|
|Active||April 1915 – June 1919|
|Engagements||World War I|
Originally raised for the Fifth New Army (K5) as the 42nd Division, it was renumbered as the 35th when the Fifth New Army was redesignated as the Fourth New Army in April 1915. By June 1915, the division had begun to congregate at Masham and in August it was moved to Salisbury Plain.
The first major engagement of the division was the Battle of Albert during the Somme offensive in the summer of 1916. In 1917 the division participated in the Battle of Arras and the third Battle of Ypres.
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