The Mounted Divisions of 1914-1918

 

The Mounted Divisions

Regular army

Division Theatres Arrival in first theatre
1st Cavalry France & Flanders August 1914
2nd Cavalry France & Flanders August 1914
3rd Cavalry France & Flanders October 1914
4th Cavalry France & Flanders See 1st Indian Cavalry
5th Cavalry France & Flanders See 2nd Indian Cavalry
1st Indian Cavalry France & Flanders November 1914. Renamed 4th Cavalry Division in November 1916
2nd Indian Cavalry France & Flanders December 1914. Renamed 5th Cavalry Division in November 1916

Territorial Force

Division Theatres Arrival in first theatre
1st Mounted - Remained in England. Brigades went overseas independently
2nd Mounted Egypt, Gallipoli April 1915
4th Mounted    
Yeomanry Mounted Palestine Formed in Palestine, July 1917

Australian, New Zealand and Canadian

Division Theatres Arrival in first theatre
ANZAC Mounted Egypt, Palestine Formed in Egypt, March 1916
Australian Mounted Palestine Formed in Palestine, February 1917
Canadian France & Flanders