Nelson Battalion, British

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Nelson Battalion, British
Years active: unknown – unknown
Country: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Navy (British)
Branch: Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry battalion
Full size: 1000
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Name1: 5th (Nelson) Battalion, Royal Naval Division
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Name2: Nelson Battalion, Royal Naval Division
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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: 189th Infantry Brigade, British
Parent level: Brigade
Start date: 01/06/1916
End date: 28/02/1918
Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 01/06/1916
Date left: 28/02/1918

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Official sources

Unit war diaries

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): ADM 137/3088B (July 1915–December 1915), field state and returns.
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3114/3 (01/06/1916–28/02/1918)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): ADM 137/3065 (01/06/1916–28/02/1918)

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This page contains data imported from the UK National Archives Discovery catalogue, licensed under Open Government Licence v2.0.