22nd Division (United Kingdom)

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22nd Division
22nd Division sign WW1.svg
Division formation sign, a strip of black cloth on the shoulder strap.[1]
Active September 1914–1919
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Size Division
Engagements World War I

The 22nd Division was an infantry division of the British Army during World War I, raised in September 1914, from men volunteering for Lord Kitchener's New Armies. The division moved to France in September 1915, but it was transferred to Greece only one month later. It served in the Balkans Campaign for the duration of the First World War.

The 22nd Division's insignia was a solid black bar.

Unit history[edit]

to be completed


65th Brigade
66th Brigade
67th Brigade



See also[edit]


  1. ^ Chappell p. 14


  • Chappel M 1986 British Battle Insignia (1). 1914-18 Osprey Publishing ISBN 9780850457278

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