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.
XV Corps
Active 1915–18
Country  United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Type Field corps
Part of Fourth Army

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:


  1. ^ a b c d 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. ^ a b John Du Cane at Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives