World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

61st (2nd South Midland) Division

61st (2nd South Midland) Division
Active January 1915 – January 1919
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Engagements

World War I

Battle of Fromelles

The 61st (2nd South Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army raised in 1915 during the Great War as a second-line reserve for the first-line battalions of the 48th (South Midland) Division. However, the division was sent to the Western Front in May 1916 and served there for the duration of the First World War.

Contents

  • Formation 1
  • Battles 2
  • General officer commanding 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Formation

182nd (2nd Warwickshire) Brigade
183rd (2nd Gloucester and Worcester) Brigade

The brigade contained the following battalions until February 1918 when most of them were disbanded.

  • 2/4th (City of Bristol) Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
  • 2/6th Battalion, Gloucestershire Regiment
  • 2/7th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment
  • 2/8th Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment (to 182nd Bde. February 1918)

Between February and June 1918 the 183rd Brigade contained the following battalions.

From May 1918 the following battalions joined the Brigade.

184th (2nd South Midland) Brigade

Battles

General officer commanding

See also

References

External links

  • The Long, Long, Trail: The British Army in the Great War, The 61st (2nd South Midland) Division
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 



Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Hawaii eBook Library are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.