75th Division (United Kingdom)
The 75th Division was a war formed division of the British Army during World War I
British Army during World War I
The British Army during World War I fought the largest and most costly war in its long history. Unlike the French and German Armies, its units were made up exclusively of volunteers—as opposed to conscripts—at the beginning of the conflict...

. They served in the Middle East during the Sinai and Palestine Campaign
Sinai and Palestine Campaign
The Sinai and Palestine Campaigns took place in the Middle Eastern Theatre of World War I. A series of battles were fought between British Empire, German Empire and Ottoman Empire forces from 26 January 1915 to 31 October 1918, when the Armistice of Mudros was signed between the Ottoman Empire and...

 being involved in the Battle of Megiddo (1918)
Battle of Megiddo (1918)
The Battle of Megiddo took place between 19 September and 1 October 1918, in what was then the northern part of Ottoman Palestine and parts of present-day Syria and Jordan...


Formation 1918

Commander Major General P C Palin
  • 232nd Brigade
    • 1/4th Wiltshire Regiment
      Wiltshire Regiment
      The Wiltshire Regiment was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army, formed in 1881 by the amalgamation of the 62nd Regiment of Foot and the 99th Duke of Edinburgh's Regiment of Foot....

    • 72nd Punjabis
      72nd Punjabis
      The 72nd Punjabis were an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. They could trace their origins to 1759, when they were raised as the 16th Battalion Coast Sepoys....

    • 2/3rd Gurkha Rifles
    • 3rd Kamsmire I.S. Infantry (Imperial Service Troops
      Imperial Service Troops
      The Imperial Service Troops were forces raised by the princely states of the British Indian Empire. These troops were available for service alongside the Indian Army when such service was requested by the British government...


  • 233rd Brigade
    • 1/5th Somerset Light Infantry
    • 29th Punjabis
      29th Punjabis
      The 29th Punjabis was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. It was raised in 1857, as the 21st Regiment of Punjab Infantry. It was designated as the 29th Punjabis in 1903 and became 10th Battalion of 15th Punjab Regiment in 1922. In 1943, it was converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental...

    • 2/154th Indian Infantry
    • 3/3rd Gurkha Rifles

  • 234th Brigade
    • 1/4th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
      Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
      The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1881 to 1959. Its lineage is continued today by The Rifles....

    • 58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force)
      58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force)
      The 58th Vaughan's Rifles was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. It was raised in 1849 as the 5th Regiment of Punjab Infantry. It was designated as the 58th Vaughan's Rifles in 1903 and became 5th Battalion 13th Frontier Force Rifles in 1922...

    • 123rd Outram's Rifles
      123rd Outram's Rifles
      -History:It traced its origins to the 12th Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry, part of the British East India Company's Bombay Army. It fought in the Battle of Khadki on 5 November 1817 in the Third Anglo-Maratha War and became the regiment's 1st Battalion in 1820...

    • 1/152nd Indian Infantry

  • Divisional troops
    • 37th and 172nd Brigades Royal Field Artillery
      Royal Field Artillery
      The Royal Field Artillery of the British Army provided artillery support for the British Army. It came into being when the Royal Artillery was divided on 1 July 1899, it was reamalgamated back into the Royal Artillery in 1924....

    • 1st South African Field Artillery Brigade
    • 8th Mountain Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery
    • 486th Field Company Royal Engineers
      Royal Engineers
      The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers , and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army....

    • 2nd Queen's Own Sappers and Miners
    • 2/32nd Sikh Pioneers
      32nd Sikh Pioneers
      The 32nd Sikh Pioneers were a regiment of the Indian Army during British rule. The regiment was founded in 1857 as the Punjab Sappers ....

    • 60th Machine Gun Corps
      Machine Gun Corps
      The Machine Gun Corps was a corps of the British Army, formed in October 1915 in response to the need for more effective use of machine guns on the Western Front in World War I. The Heavy Branch of the MGC was the first to use tanks in combat, and the branch was subsequently turned into the Tank...

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