19th (Western) Division

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19th (Western) Division
Active World War I
September 1914 - March 18, 1919
Country United Kingdom
Branch New Army
Type Infantry
Engagements Battle of Loos
Battle of the Somme (1916)
o Battle of Albert
o Battle of Pozières
o Battle of the Ancre Heights
o Battle of the Ancre
Battle of Messines
Third Battle of Ypres
Battle of the Sambre

The British 19th (Western) Division was a New Army division formed in September 1914 as part of the K2 Army Group. The division landed in France July 1915 and spent the duration of the First World War in action on the Western Front.

Unit history[edit]

Formation[edit]

56th Brigade 

The brigade initially comprised the following four battalions which were all disbanded in February 1918.

From February 1918, the brigade comprised:

57th Brigade 
58th Brigade 
Pioneers 

Battles[edit]

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