63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK

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This page is about the Royal Naval Division, which was numbered 63rd from July 1916. For the division numbered 63rd before this date, see 63rd (2nd Northumbrian) Division, UK.

63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
Years active: unknown – unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Navy/British Army
Branch: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve/New Army
Type: Formation
Specific type: Infantry division
Full size: 19000
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Name1: Royal Naval Division
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Reason for change: transferred from Royal Navy to British Army
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Name2: 63rd (Royal Naval) Division
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 188th Infantry Brigade, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 189th Infantry Brigade, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 190th Infantry Brigade, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: 1st Royal Naval Brigade, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Royal Marine Brigade, UK
Subordinate level: Brigade
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Artillery, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Engineers and Pioneers, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Machine Gun Units, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Medical Services, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Mounted Troops, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Supply and Transport, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Divisional Veterinary Services, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: II Corps, UK
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Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: IV Corps, UK
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Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: V Corps, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: XIII Corps, UK
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Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: XVII Corps, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: XVIII Corps, UK
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Parent unit: XXII Corps, UK
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Theatre of war
Theatre name: Gallipoli
Date entered: 01/02/1915
Date left: 28/2/1916
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Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 01/05/1916
Date left: 28/02/1919
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Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

Unit histories[edit]

  • 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. 117–128. 


Other official documents[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): ADM 339, service records of personnel in the Royal Navy units of the division. Research guide with more information about these records.

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