188th Infantry Brigade, UK

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This page is about the brigade formed in July 1916 also known as 1st (Royal Naval) Brigade. This is not the same as 1st Royal Naval Brigade, which was disbanded in July 1916.

188th Infantry Brigade, UK
Years active: 7/7/1916 –
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: unknown
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry brigade
Full size: 4,500
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Created: 7/7/1916. Formed from Royal Marine Brigade, UK and staff of 1st Royal Naval Brigade, UK.
Sources for created: [1]
Name1: 1st (Royal Naval) Brigade
Name1 Start: 7/7/1916
Name1 End: 19/7/1916
Reason for change: Transferred from Royal Navy to British Army
Sources for name1: [2]
Name2: 188th Infantry Brigade
Name2 Start: 19/7/1916
Name2 End:
Reason for change:
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Alternate names:
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Disbanded:
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For more information on what infobox fields mean, see documentation at military unit, command structure and theatre of war.
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
Parent level: Division
Start date: 7/7/1916
End date:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 1st Battalion Royal Marines, UK
Subordinate level: Battalion
Start date: 7/7/1916
End date: 30/04/1919
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Howe Battalion, UK
Subordinate level: Battalion
Start date: 7/7/1916
End date: 28/02/1918
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 2nd Battalion Royal Marines, UK
Subordinate level: Battalion
Start date: 7/7/1916
End date: 30/04/1918
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Anson Battalion, UK
Subordinate level: Battalion
Start date: 7/7/1916
End date: 30/04/1919
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Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 7/7/1916
Date left:
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Personal narratives[edit]

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Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3108/3 (01/05/1916–31/12/1917)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3109/1 (01/01/1918–28/02/1918)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3109/2 (01/03/1918–31/05/1918)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3109/3 (01/06/1918–31/07/1918)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3109/4 (01/08/1918–30/09/1918)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3109/5 (01/10/1918–30/04/1919)


Unit histories[edit]

Other official documents[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1945). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 3B: New Army Divisions (30-41); & 63rd (R.N.) Division. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. pp. 118–19. 
  2. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1945). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 3B: New Army Divisions (30-41); & 63rd (R.N.) Division. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. pp. 118–19.