47th Brigade (United Kingdom)

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The 47th Brigade was a formation of British Army. It was part of the new army also known as Kitchener's Army. It was assigned to the 16th (Irish) Division and served on the Western Front during the First World War.

As the 47th (London) Brigade, it was part of the 56th London Division/District in the 1960s.

Units in the First World War[edit]

The infantry battalions did not all serve at once, but all were assigned to the brigade during the war.



  1. ^ "16th (Irish) Division". The Long Long Trail. Retrieved 20 January 2012.