British Salonika Army
|British Salonika Army|
|Active||World War I|
First World War
The Army was formed in Salonika under Lieutenant General George Milne to oppose Bulgarian advances in the region as part of the Macedonian front (World War I). The army arrived in Salonika (along with French troops) on October 15, 1915. It eventually comprised two corps and remained in place until 1921.
(British Salonika Force, March 1917)
- British 22nd Division
- British 26th Division
- British 60th (2/2nd London) Division
- 1/1st Lothians and Border Horse
- May 1916 – September 1918 Lieutenant General George Milne
- February 1919 – November 1920 Lieutenant General Henry Wilson (concurrent with being Commander, Allied Forces in Constantinople)
- The London Gazette: . 5 December 1916. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
- Palmer Alan, The gardeners of Salonika, 1965, p. 11.
- Alan Wakefield & Simon Moody, Under the Devil's Eye: Britain's Forgotten Army at Salonika 1915–1918, Stroud: Sutton Publishing (2004).
- Heathcote 1999, p. 210
- Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives