21st Division 1914-18...a divisional history

Battles Honours...

 

The Battle of Loos

The Battle of Albert (first phase of the Battle of the Somme 1916)

The Battle of Bazentin (second phase of the Battle of the Somme 1916)

The Battle of Flers-Courcelette (sixth phase of the Battle of the Somme 1916)

The Battle of Morval (seventh phase of the Battle of the Somme 1916)

(Here the Division captured Gueudecourt)

The Battle of Le Transloy (eighth phase of the Battle of the Somme 1916)

The German Retreat to the Hindenburg Line

The First Battle of the Scarpe (first phase of the Arras Offensive)

The Third Battle of the Scarpe (fourth phase of the Arras Offensive)

Flanking Operations Round Bullecourt

The Battle of the Polygon Wood (fourth phase of the Third Battle of Ypres)

The Battle of Broodseinde (fifth phase of the Third Battle of Ypres)

The Second Battle of Passchendaele (eighth phase of the Third Battle of Ypres)

The Battle of Cambrai

The Battle of St Quentin (first phase of the First Battles of the Somme 1918)

The First Battle of Bapaume (second phase of the First Battles of the Somme 1918)

The Battle of Messines, 1918 (second phase of the Battles of the Lys) (62nd Brigade)

The Second Battle of Kemmel (seventh phase of the Battles of the Lys)

The Battle of the Aisne 1918

The Battle of Albert (first phase of the Second Battles of the Somme 1918)

The Battle of Bapaume (second phase of the Second Battles of the Somme 1918)

The Battle of Epehy (second phase of the Battles of the Hindenburg Line)

The Battle of the St Quentin Canal (fourth phase of the Battles of the Hindenburg Line)

The Battle of Cambrai 1918 (sixth phase of the Battles of the Hindenburg Line)

The Battle of the Selle

The Division ceased to exist on 19th May 1919

                   (List courtesy of Chris Baker and the Long Long Trail site)