XV Corps (United Kingdom)

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This article is about the United Kingdom Army unit. For other units of the same name, see XV Corps (disambiguation).
XV Corps
Active 1915-18
Country  United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Type Field corps
Part of Fourth Army
Engagements

World War I[1]

XV Corps was a British infantry corps during World War I.

World War I[edit]

XV Corps was formed in Egypt on 9 December 1915 and then reformed in France on 22 April 1916 under Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Horne.[1] It took part in the Battle of the Somme in 1916.[1]

General Officers Commanding[edit]

Commanders included:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Baker, Chris. "The British Corps of 1914-1918". The Long, Long Trail: The British Army of 1914-1918. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  2. ^ Henry Horne at Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
  3. ^ John Du Cane at Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives