1st Royal Naval Brigade, UK

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This page is about the brigade formed in 1914 and broken up in July 1916. For the 1st (Royal Naval) Brigade formed in July 1916, see 188th Infantry Brigade, UK.

1st Royal Naval Brigade, UK
Years active: 1914–2/7/1916
Country: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Navy
Branch: unknown
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry brigade
Full size: 4,500
Created: 1914. 
Name1: 1st Royal Naval Brigade[1]
Name1 Start: 1914
Name1 End: 2/7/1916
Alternate names:
Disbanded: 2/7/1916. Broken up. Brigade staff merged with Royal Marine Brigade, UK to form 188th Infantry Brigade, UK.[1]
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:
End date:

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  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/4291 (1/5/1915–31/12/1915)

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  1. 1.0 1.1 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.