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56 (London) Infantry Division

Unit Histories

From To Type Notes
07-Jan-1916 07-Jan-1916 Authorised to reform
05-Feb-1916 05-Feb-1916 Created at Hallencourt in France
18-May-1919 18-May-1919 Suspended Animation Cadre of Divisional HQ entrained to return to England. By this point, Division no longer existed
07-Feb-1920 07-Feb-1920 Reformed in London
15-Dec-1935 ? 15-Dec-1935 ? Converted to 1 London Division as The London Division
18-Nov-1940 18-Nov-1940 Converted from 1 London Division
31-Aug-1945 31-Aug-1945 Active
Number of Records Returned: 7
Number of Pages Returned : 1


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Order of Battle Order of Battle for this Unit
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Superiors Units to which this Unit was subordinated or attached
Theatres Theatres of Operations which Unit served in