Royal Marine Brigade, UK

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Royal Marine Brigade, UK
Years active: 6/8/1914–7/7/1916
Country: United Kingdom
Service: Royal Marines
Branch: unknown
Type: Infantry
Specific type: Infantry brigade
Full size: 4,500
Created: 6/8/1914. 
Name1: Royal Marine Brigade[1]
Name1 Start: 6/8/1914
Name1 End: 2/8/1915
Reason for change: Broken up then re-formed with new name.
Name2: 3rd (Royal Marine) Brigade[1]
Name2 Start: 22/5/1916
Name2 End: 7/7/1916
Alternate names:
Disbanded: 7/7/1916. Merged with staff of 1st Royal Naval 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:
Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical
Subordinate unit: Chatham Battalion Royal Marines, UK
Subordinate level: Battalion
Start date: 01/08/1914
End date: 31/07/1915
Theatre of war
Theatre name: France, Belgium and Germany
Date entered: 01/08/1914
Date left: 31/10/1914
Theatre of war
Theatre name: Gallipoli
Date entered: 01/02/1915
Date left: 31/07/1915

Personal narratives[edit]

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Official sources[edit]

Unit war diaries[edit]

  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/3108/1 (1/8/1914–31/10/1914)
  • The National Archives of the UK (TNA): WO 95/4291 (1/2/1915–31/8/1915)

Unit histories[edit]

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Other sources[edit]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 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.