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51 (Highland) Infantry Division

Unit Histories

From To Type Notes
12-May-1915 12-May-1915 Converted from 1 Highland Division
15-Mar-1919 ? 15-Mar-1919 ? Demobilised in France
15-Apr-1920 ? 15-Apr-1920 ? Reformed
01-Sep-1939 01-Sep-1939 Embodied
09-Jun-1940 09-Jun-1940 Event 154 Infantry Brigade detached to form Arkforce (qv).
12-Jun-1940 12-Jun-1940 Surrendered Division (less 154 Infantry Brigade) forced to surrender at St-Valery-en-Caux in France. Some elements were evacuated successfully however.
07-Aug-1940 07-Aug-1940 Converted from 9 (Scottish) Infantry Division
31-Aug-1945 31-Aug-1945 Active
Number of Records Returned: 8
Number of Pages Returned : 1


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