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53 (Welsh) Infantry Division

Unit Histories

From To Type Notes
13-May-1915 13-May-1915 Converted from 1 Welsh Division
07-Feb-1920 07-Feb-1920 Reformed
01-Sep-1939 01-Sep-1939 Embodied HQ at Shrewsbury
03-Sep-1939 03-Sep-1939 Active First Line Territorial Division in the United Kingdom.
17-May-1942 17-May-1942 Reorganised Division reorganised as a Mixed Division.
18-Oct-1943 18-Oct-1943 Reorganised Division reorganised as an Infantry Division.
31-Aug-1945 31-Aug-1945 Active
Number of Records Returned: 7
Number of Pages Returned : 1


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