29th Division, UK

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This page was initially automatically created using data from series WO 95 (official war diaries) in the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue. It is not guaranteed to be complete or accurate. You can edit this page to make it more useful. Please help to improve the page by adding or correcting facts, and citing reliable sources.


29th Division, UK
Years active: January 1915 – unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: British Army
Branch: Regular Army (British Army)
Type: Formation
Specific type: Infantry division
Full size: 19,000
Sources for overview:
Created: January 1915. 
Sources for created: [1]
Name1: 29th Division
Name1 Start: January 1915
Name1 End: unknown
Reason for change:
Sources for name1: [2]
Alternate names:
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Disbanded: unknown. 
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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
Subordinate unit: 86th Infantry Brigade, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: 01/02/1916
End date: 31/10/1919
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 87th Infantry Brigade, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: 01/03/1916
End date: 31/10/1919
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 88th Infantry Brigade, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: 01/07/1914
End date: 31/10/1919
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 29th Indian Infantry Brigade
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: 01/05/1915
End date: 7/7/1915
Sources: [3]
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Mounted Troops, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Artillery, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Engineers and Pioneers, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Machine Gun Units, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Medical Services, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Veterinary Services, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Supply and Transport, 29th Division, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
Start date: unknown
End date: unknown
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: III Corps, UK
Parent level: Corps
Start date:
End date:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: VI Corps, UK
Parent level: Corps
Start date:
End date:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: X Corps, UK
Parent level: Corps
Start date:
End date:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: XIV Corps, UK
Parent level: Corps
Start date:
End date:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: XV Corps (Western Front), UK
Parent level: Corps
Start date:
End date:
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Theatre of war
Theatre name: Egypt, Palestine and Syria
Date entered: 28/3/1915
Date left: 7/4/1915
Sources: [4]
Theatre of war
Theatre name: Gallipoli
Date entered: April 1915
Date left: January 1916
Sources: [5]
Theatre of war
Theatre name: Egypt, Palestine and Syria
Date entered: January 1916
Date left: March 1916
Sources: [6]
Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 15/03/1916
Date left: 31/10/1919
Sources: [7]


Personal narratives[edit]

C A Milward[edit]

The National Archives of the UK (TNA): CAB 45/259 (free to download) is a copy of the diary of Major C A Milward, covering the Gallipoli campaign from 28 March to 9 August 1915. The first page of the diary states that Milward was a staff officer (GSO 3) at the headquarters of this division.

Related media[edit]

Map of divisional objectives for the Somme offensive, 1 July 1916 (TNA: WO 153/167).

Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/2280-2309 (unknown date–unknown date)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/4304-4312 (unknown date–unknown date)

Unit histories[edit]

  • Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. pp. 117–124. 
  • Gillon, Stair A. (1925). The Story of the 29th Division. London: T. Nelson & Sons. 

Other official documents[edit]

Other sources[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. p. 122. 
  2. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. p. 122. 
  3. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. p. 119. 
  4. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. p. 122. 
  5. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. pp. 122–23. 
  6. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. p. 123. 
  7. Becke, Archibald Frank. (1935). Order of Battle of Divisions, Part 1: The Regular British Divisions. History of the Great War Based on Official Documents. London: HMSO. p. 123. 
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