Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Androidâ„¢ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade

+ Save concept

The 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army that saw active service in the First World War as part of 59th (2nd North Midland) Division and fought again in the Second World War, now the 177th Infantry Brigade, with the 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division before being disbanded in August 1944. [1]

38 relations: Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Battle for Caen, Battle of Cambrai (1917), Battle of Passchendaele, Bernard Montgomery, Brigade, Brigadier (United Kingdom), British Army, Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Durham Light Infantry, Essex Regiment, Infantry, King's Royal Rifle Corps, Leicester Town Rifles, Machine Gun Corps, Nazi Germany, Operation Charnwood, Operation Michael, Operation Overlord, Royal Armoured Corps, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, Royal Lincolnshire Regiment, Second Army (United Kingdom), Second Battle of the Odon, Somerset Light Infantry, South Staffordshire Regiment, Spring Offensive, Territorial Force, Trench warfare, Western Front (World War I), World War I, World War II, 138th (Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade, 176th (2/1st Staffordshire) Brigade, 21st Army Group, 59th (2nd North Midland) Division, 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division, 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment.

Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Army Reserve (United Kingdom) · See more »

Battle for Caen

The Battle for Caen (June to August 1944) is the name for the fighting between the British Second Army and German Panzergruppe West in the Second World War for control of the city of Caen and vicinity, during the Battle of Normandy.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Battle for Caen · See more »

Battle of Cambrai (1917)

The Battle of Cambrai (Battle of Cambrai, 1917, First Battle of Cambrai and Schlacht von Cambrai) was a British attack followed by the biggest German counter-attack against the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) since 1914, in the First World War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Battle of Cambrai (1917) · See more »

Battle of Passchendaele

The Battle of Passchendaele (Flandernschlacht, Deuxième Bataille des Flandres), also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, was a campaign of the First World War, fought by the Allies against the German Empire.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Battle of Passchendaele · See more »

Bernard Montgomery

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and "The Spartan General", was a senior British Army officer who fought in both the First World War and the Second World War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Bernard Montgomery · See more »

Brigade

A brigade is a major tactical military formation that is typically composed of three to six battalions plus supporting elements.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Brigade · See more »

Brigadier (United Kingdom)

Brigadier (Brig) is a senior rank in the British Army and the Royal Marines.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Brigadier (United Kingdom) · See more »

British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and British Army · See more »

Duke of Wellington's Regiment

The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, forming part of the King's Division.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Duke of Wellington's Regiment · See more »

Durham Light Infantry

The Durham Light Infantry (DLI) was a light infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 to 1968.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Durham Light Infantry · See more »

Essex Regiment

The Essex Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence from 1881 to 1958.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Essex Regiment · See more »

Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Infantry · See more »

King's Royal Rifle Corps

The King's Royal Rifle Corps was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army that was originally raised in British North America as the Royal American Regiment (also known as the Royal Americans) in the Seven Years' War and for Loyalist service in the American Revolutionary War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and King's Royal Rifle Corps · See more »

Leicester Town Rifles

The Leicester Town Rifles was an early unit of the British Volunteer Force raised in 1859.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Leicester Town Rifles · See more »

Machine Gun Corps

The Machine Gun Corps (MGC) 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 the First World War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Machine Gun Corps · See more »

Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Nazi Germany · See more »

Operation Charnwood

Operation Charnwood was an Anglo-Canadian offensive that took place from 8 to 9 July 1944, during the Battle for Caen, part of the larger Operation Overlord (code-name for the Battle of Normandy), in the Second World War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Operation Charnwood · See more »

Operation Michael

Operation Michael was a major German military offensive during the First World War that began the Spring Offensive on 21 March 1918.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Operation Michael · See more »

Operation Overlord

Operation Overlord was the codename for the Battle of Normandy, the Allied operation that launched the successful invasion of German-occupied Western Europe during World War II.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Operation Overlord · See more »

Royal Armoured Corps

The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army, with vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Tank and the Scimitar Reconnaissance Vehicle.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Royal Armoured Corps · See more »

Royal Leicestershire Regiment

The Leicestershire Regiment (Royal Leicestershire Regiment after 1946) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, with a history going back to 1688.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Royal Leicestershire Regiment · See more »

Royal Lincolnshire Regiment

The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army raised on 20 June 1685 as the Earl of Bath's Regiment for its first Colonel, John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Royal Lincolnshire Regiment · See more »

Second Army (United Kingdom)

The British Second Army was a field army active during the First and Second World Wars.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Second Army (United Kingdom) · See more »

Second Battle of the Odon

The Second Battle of the Odon was a series of operations fought by the British Army in World War II in mid-July 1944 against ''Panzergruppe West'' as part of the Battle of Normandy.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Second Battle of the Odon · See more »

Somerset Light Infantry

The Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) was a light infantry infantry regiment of the British Army, which served under various titles from 1685 to 1959.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Somerset Light Infantry · See more »

South Staffordshire Regiment

The South Staffordshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for only 68 years.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and South Staffordshire Regiment · See more »

Spring Offensive

The 1918 Spring Offensive, or Kaiserschlacht (Kaiser's Battle), also known as the Ludendorff Offensive, was a series of German attacks along the Western Front during the First World War, beginning on 21 March 1918, which marked the deepest advances by either side since 1914.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Spring Offensive · See more »

Territorial Force

The Territorial Force was a part-time volunteer organisation, created in 1908 to help meet the military needs of the United Kingdom (UK) without resorting to conscription.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Territorial Force · See more »

Trench warfare

Trench warfare is a type of land warfare using occupied fighting lines consisting largely of military trenches, in which troops are well-protected from the enemy's small arms fire and are substantially sheltered from artillery.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Trench warfare · See more »

Western Front (World War I)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and Western Front (World War I) · See more »

World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and World War I · See more »

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and World War II · See more »

138th (Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade

The 138th (Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army that saw active service in World War I with the 46th (North Midland) Division.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and 138th (Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade · See more »

176th (2/1st Staffordshire) Brigade

The 176th (2/1st Staffordshire) Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Army that saw active service in the First World War on the Western Front and disbanded in 1919.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and 176th (2/1st Staffordshire) Brigade · See more »

21st Army Group

The 21st Army Group was a World War II British headquarters formation, in command of two field armies and other supporting units, consisting primarily of the British Second Army and the First Canadian Army.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and 21st Army Group · See more »

59th (2nd North Midland) Division

The 59th (2nd North Midland) Division was an infantry division of the British Army during World War I. It was formed in late 1914/early 1915 as a 2nd Line Territorial Force formation raised as a duplicate of the 46th (North Midland) Division.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and 59th (2nd North Midland) Division · See more »

59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division

The 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British Army that saw active during the Second World War.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and 59th (Staffordshire) Infantry Division · See more »

5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment

The 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment (5th Lincolns), was a volunteer unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1900 until 1967, serving as infantry on the Western Front during World War I and as an air defence unit during and after World War II.

New!!: 177th (2/1st Lincoln and Leicester) Brigade and 5th Battalion, Lincolnshire Regiment · See more »

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/177th_(2/1st_Lincoln_and_Leicester)_Brigade

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »