Unit History: Light Division

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Light Division
The British 20th (Light) Division was a New Army division formed in September 1914 as part of the K2 Army Group. The division landed in France July 1915 and spent the duration of the First World War in action on the Western Front.
 
Formation
59th Brigade
10th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps (disbanded February 1918)
11th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps
10th (Service) Battalion, The Rifle Brigade (disbanded February 1918)
11th (Service) Battalion, The Rifle Brigade
2nd Battalion, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (from February 1918)
60th Brigade
6th (Service) Battalion, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry ( disbanded February 1918)
6th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
12th (Service) Battalion, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps
12th (Service) Battalion, The Rifle Brigade
61st Brigade
7th (Service) Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry
7th (Service) Battalion, The Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry
7th (Service) Battalion, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry ( disbanded February 1918)
11th (Service) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (to pioneers January 1915)
12th (Service) Battalion, The King’s (Liverpool Regiment) (from January 1915)
Pioneers
11th (Service) Battalion, Durham Light Infantry (from 61 Bde January 1915).
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