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British 53rd (Welsh) Division

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53rd (Welsh) Division
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The British 53rd (Welsh) Division was a Territorial Army division. During World War I the division fought at Gallipoli and in the Middle East.

Table of contents
1 Formation
2 Unit History
3 Battles
4 External Links


The division comprised three infantry brigades. Some original battalions were detached early in the war to reinforce other divisions.

; 158th (North Wales) Brigade :

; 159th (Cheshire) Brigade : ; 160th (Welsh Border) Brigade :

Unit History

World War I

The division landed at Suvla on August 9.


World War II


External Links

The British Army in the Great War: The 53rd (Welsh) Division