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The British VII Corps in France and Flanders

VII Corps was formed on 14 July 1915. Headquarters locations Formation: Saint-Omer 19 July 1915: Marieux (SE of Doullens) 24 February 1916: Pas-en-Artois 14 January 1917: Fosseux 17 April 1917: Bretencourt 8 August 1917: St….


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CXVIII (Howitzer) Brigade of the Royal Field Artillery

This unit was formed at Woolwich on 16 February 1915. It is also sometimes shown as 118 Brigade RFA. History This brigade was originally comprised of numbers 458 and 459 (Howitzer) Batteries RFA and the…


“Family History Show Online” terrific success

For several years I have been pleased to be invited to talk and participate as a “military expert” at family history shows organised by the company S&N Genealogy and its associated services “Discover your Ancestors”…


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Royal Army Medical Corps reinforcement drafts

This page is most definitely work in progress! Drafts of men of the Royal Army Medical Corps that were proceeding overseas were coded by letters. As I come across specific examples, I am adding them…



The British XIV Corps in France and Flanders

XIV Corps was formed on 3 January 1916. It relocated to the theatre of war in Italy in November 1917. Also known as J Corps. Headquarters locations Formation: Doullens (Town Hall) 19 January 1916: Domart-en-Ponthieu…


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The British IX Corps in France and Flanders

IX Corps was reformed on 12 June 1916. The original corps had landed at Suvla Bay at Gallipoli in August 1915 but was withdrawn to Egypt in December 1915. Also known as “E” Corps. Headquarters…