19th (Western) Division

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19th (Western) Division
Active September 1914–March 18, 1919
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Size Division

First World War

Battle of Loos
Battle of the Somme
Battle of Albert
Battle of Pozières
Battle of the Ancre Heights
Battle of the Ancre
Battle of Messines
Battle of Passchendaele
Battle of the Sambre

The 19th (Western) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, part of Kitchener's Army, formed in the Great War in September 1914 as part of the K2 Army Group. The division landed in France in July 1915 and spent the duration of the First World War in action on the Western Front.

Unit history[edit]

Men of the 8th (Service) Battalion, North Staffordshire Regiment on the march near Merville, France, 5 August 1915.


56th Brigade 

The brigade initially comprised the following four battalions which were all disbanded in February 1918 due to an Army-wide reorganisation.

From February 1918, the brigade comprised:

57th Brigade 
58th Brigade 


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