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1st/7th Bn
The XX Lancashire Fusiliers
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1/7th and 1/8th Battalion Territorial Force
04.08.1914 Stationed at Salford as part of the Lancashire Fusiliers Brigade of the East Lancashire Division then moved to Turton.
09.09.1914 Mobilised for war and embarked from Southampton.
25.09.1914 Arrived in Alexandria, Egypt to defend the Suez Canal.
05.05.1915 Landed at Cape Helles, Gallipoli and the42nd Division. engaged in various actions including the Battle of Krithia Vineyard.
28.12.1915 Evacuated to Mudros due to severe losses from combat disease and harsh weather the division had lost two thirds of its normal establishment.
15.01.1916 Arrived in Alexandria and the Division engaged in The Battle of Romani which helped to secure the safety of the Suez Canal.
Feb 1917 Moved to France and landed at Marseilles and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including; Third Battle of Ypres and
During 1918
The Battle of Bapaume, The First Battle of Arras, The Battle of the Ancre, The Battle of Albert, The Second Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of the Canal du Nord, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle.
11.11.1918 Ended the war in France, Hautmont near Maubeuge.

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Aug 1914
Sep 1914
Bury. UK. Fusilier Brigade
Sep 1914
May 1915
May 1915
Dec 1915
Gallipoli. 125 Brig. 42nd Division
Dec 1915
Feb 1917
Mudros, Egypt
Feb 1917
  Marseilles, then Western Front