73rd Division

The Division was formed in Blackpool in November 1916. The Infantry was provided by breaking up the 9th Provisional Brigade and the 189th Brigade, 63rd Division. The Division remained in Great Britain on Home Defence Duties, and was started to be broken up in January 1918. The break up of the Division was completed in April 1918.

Infantry Units

 

218th Brigade.

41st Provisional Bn. Nov 1916 - 01 Jan 1917. Became the 12th Bn King’s Own.
12th Bn King’s Own. 01 Jan 1917 - Apr 1918. Disbanded.
44th Provisional Bn. Nov 1916 - 01 Jan 1917. Became the 26th Bn King’s.
26th Bn King’s. 01 Jan 1917 - Mar 1918. Disbanded.
267th Graduated Bn. Jul 1917 - 27 Oct 1917. Became the 52nd Graduated Bn Leicestershire Regt.
52nd Graduated Bn Leicestershire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - 17 Jan 1918. To the 69th Division.
42nd Provisional Bn. Nov 1916 - 01 Jan 1917. Became the 14th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
14th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regt. 01 Jan 1917 - Dec 1917. Disbanded.

 

 

219th Brigade.

8th Bn Dorsetshire Regt. 07 Nov 1916 - Dec 1917. Disbanded.
13th Bn Loyal North Lancashire Regt. 04 Dec 1916 - Mar 1918. Disbanded.
270th Graduated Bn. Jul 1917 - 27 Oct 1917. Became the 52nd Graduated Bn King’s own Yorkshire Light Infantry.
52nd Graduated Bn King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. 27 Oct 1917 - Jan 1918. To the 69th Division.
45th Provisional Bn. Nov 1916 - 01 Jan 1917. Became the 28th Bn Manchester Regt.
28th Bn Manchester Regt. 01 Jan 1917 - Mar 1918. Disbanded.

 

220th Brigade.

274th Graduated Bn. Jul 1917 - 27 Oct 1917. Became the 52nd Graduated Bn Royal Warwickshire Regt.
52nd Graduated Bn Royal Warwickshire Regt. 27 Oct 1917 - Mar 1918. To the 68th Division.
2/4th Bn Yorkshire Regt. Nov 1916 - Dec 1917. Disbanded.
2/5th Bn Yorkshire Regt. Nov 1916 - Mar 1918. Disbanded.
17th Bn Yorkshire Regt. 04 Dec 1916 - Nov 1917. Disbanded.
273rd Graduated Bn. Jul 1917 - 27 Oct 1917. Became the 52nd Graduated Bn Durham Light Infantry.
52nd Graduated Bn Durham Light Infantry. 27 Oct 1917 - 15 Jan 1918. To the 69th Division.

 

   

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