27th Division

Player's Cigarettes card of the 'battle insignia' of 27th Division. This was narrow, yellow braid on the shoulder strap.

  • 17-Jan to 13-Feb-16, from France
  • 16-Jul-15: Major General G F Milne CB DSO
  • 07- Feb-16: Major General W R Marshall
  • 15-Sep-16: Major General H S L Ravenshaw
  • 22-Feb-17: Major General G T Forestier-Walker CB

80th Infantry Brigade

  • Brigadier General A C Roberts DSO
  • Brigadier General W J N Cooke-Collins DSO (by 1918)
  • 2/King’s (Shropshire Light Infantry)
  • 3/King’s Royal Rifle Corps
  • 4/King’s Royal Rifle Corps (to France, 12-Jun-18)
  • 4/Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own)

81st Infantry Brigade

  • Brigadier General Widdrington CMG DSO
  • 1/The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
  • 2/Gloucestershire Regiment (to 82nd Brigade, 03-Nov-16)
  • 13/Black Watch (Scottish Horse Yeomanry) (from Egypt 01-Nov-16; to France 11-Jun-18)
  • 2/Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders
  • 1/Princess Louise’s (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders)

82nd Infantry Brigade

  • Brigadier General C C M Maynard DSO (from 12-Jan-17)
  • Brigadier General R E Solly-Flood CMG DSO (by 1918)
  • 1/Royal Irish Regiment (to 10th Division, 03-Nov-16)
  • 2/Gloucestershire Regiment (from 81st Brigade, 03-Nov-16)
  • 2/Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
  • 10/Hampshire Regiment (from 10th Division, 02-Nov-16)
  • 10/Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders (Lovat’s Scouts) TF (from Egypt, 01-Nov-16; to France, 22-Jun-18)
  • 2/Princess Victoria’s (The Royal Irish Fusiliers) (to 10th Division, 02-Nov-16)
  • 1/Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) (to 10th Division, 02-Nov-16)

Divisional Troops

  • 26/Middlesex Regiment (3rd Public Works Pioneers) (from UK, 28-Aug-16)
  • 17th, 1/1st Wessex and 1/2nd Wessex Field Companies, Royal Engineers
  • A Squadron, 1/1st Surrey Yeomanry (to XVI Corps Cavalry, 27-Dec-16)
  • 27th Divisional Cyclist Company (to B Coy, XVI Corps Cyclist Battalion, 08-Dec-16)

Divisional Artillery

  • I, XIX, XX and CXXIX Brigades, Royal Field Artillery

An infantry patrol from a unit of the 27th Division prior to leaving their trenches for an evening raid in the Struma Valley, November, 1916. THE CAMPAIGN IN MACEDONIA 1915-1918
An infantry patrol from a unit of the 27th Division prior to leaving their trenches for an evening raid in the Struma Valley, November, 1916. THE CAMPAIGN IN MACEDONIA 1915-1918. (click image to see full size) © IWM (Q 32526)


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