Battles and Engagements France and Flanders 1917

The dates given for the battles listed below are the dates of the duration of the battle. Units would not have fought in the larger battles for the whole of the time, but they may have been engaged several times. To get back to this page from the Divisions page use your Back Button.

No

Battle

Date

Army

Corps

Division/Brigades


065
Actions of Miraumont.
17 - 18 Feb
5th
2nd
2nd Div, 18th Div,
63rd Div

066
Capture of Thilloys.
25 Feb - 02 Mar
5th
2nd
2nd Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australinan) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div,
5th (Australian) Div

067
Capture of Irles.
10 Mar
5th
2nd
2nd Div, 18th Div
 
1st ANZAC
2nd (Australian) Div

068
German Retreat to the Hindenburgh Line.
14 Mar - 05 Apr
3rd
7th
14th Div, 21st Div,
30th Div, 56th Div

   
4th
N/K
5th Cavalry Div
 
3rd
1st Div, 48th Div,
59th Div
 
4th
32nd Div, 35th Div,
61st Div
 
14th
Guards Div, 20th Div (joined the 15th Corps 25 Mar)
 
15th
8th Div, 20th Div,
40th Div

   
5th
N/K
4th Cavalry Div
 
2nd
2nd Div, 18th Div
 
5th
7th Div, 46th Div,
62nd Div
 
18th
58th Div
 
1st ANZAC
2nd (Australian) Div,
4th (Australian) Div,
5th (Australian) Div

069
Capture of Bapaume.
17 Mar
5th
1st ANZAC
2nd (Australina) Div

070
Occupation of Péronne.
18 Mar
4th
3rd
48th Div

071
Battle of Vimy.
09 - 14 Apr
1st
1st
24th Div
 
Canadian
5th Div,
1st (Canadian) Div,
2nd (Canadian) Div,
3rd (Canadian) Div,
4th (Canadian) Div

072

First Battle of the Scarpe.

Including the capture of:

Monchy le Preux (3rd Cav and 37th Div)
Wancourt Ridge (50th Div)
09 - 14 Apr
1st
13th
2nd Div

   
3rd
Cavalry
1st Cavalry Div,
2nd Cavalry Div,
3rd Cavalry Div
 
6th
3rd Div, 12th Div,
15th Div, 17th Div,
29th Div, 37th Div
 
7th
14th Div, 21st Div,
30th Div, 50th Div,
56th Div
 
17th
4th Div, 9th Div,
34th Div, 51st Div

073

Second Battle of the Scarpe.

Including the capture of:

Guémappe (15th)
Gravrelle (63rd)
23 - 24 Apr
1st
13th
63rd Div

   
3rd
6th
15th Div, 17th Div,
29th Div,
8th Bde (3rd Div)
 
7th
30th Div, 33rd Div,
50th Div
 
17th
37th Div, 51st Div,
103rd Bde (34th Div)

074
Attack on La Coulotte.
23 Apr
1st
Canadian
5th Div,
2nd (Canadian) Div,
3rd (Canadian0 Div

075
Battle of Arleux.
28 - 29 Apr
1st
13th
2nd Div, 63rd Div
 
Canadian
1st (Canadian) Div,
2nd (Canadian) Div

   
3rd
6th
3rd Div, 12th Div
 
17th
34th Div, 37th Div

076

Third Battle of the Scarpe.

Including the capture of:

Fresnoy (1st Canadian Div)
03 - 04 May
1st
13th
2nd Div, 5th Div,
31st Div
 
Canadian
1st (Canadian) Div,
2nd (Canadian) Div,
3rd (Canadian) Div

   
3rd
6th
3rd Div, 12th Div,
56th Div
 
7th
14th Div, 18th Div,
21st Div
 
17th
4th Div, 9th Div

077
Capture of Rœux.
13 - 14 May
3rd
6th
3rd Div, 12th Div
 
17th
17th Div, 51st Div

078
Capture of Oppy Wood.
28 Jun
1st
13th
5th Div, 31st Div

Battles 071 - 078 are also known as The Battle of Arras

079
First Attack on Bullecourt.
11 Apr
5th
5th
62nd Div
 
1st ANZAC
4th (Australian) Div

080
German Attack on Lagnicourt.
15 Apr
5th
5th
62nd Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div

081
Battle of Bullecourt.
03 - 17 May
5th
5th
7th Div, 58th Div,
62nd Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div,
5th (Australian) Div

082
Actions on the Hindenburgh Line.
20 May - 16 Jun
3rd
7th
21st Div, 33rd Div

   
5th
5th
7th Div, 58th Div,
62nd Div
 
1st ANZAC
5th (Australian) Div
 
4th
20th Div

Battles 079 - 082 are Flanking Battles in support of the Battle of Arras, on the Bullecourt Flank.

083
Affairs South of the Souchez River.
03 - 25 Jun
1st
Canadian
3rd (Canadian) Div,
4th (Canadian) Div

084
Capture of Avion.
26 - 29 Jun
1st
Canadian
3rd (Canadian) Div,
4th (Canadian) Div

085
Battle of Hill 70.
15 - 25 Aug
1st
1st
6th Div, 46th Div
 
Canadian

2nd (Canadian Div
3rd (Canadian) Div,
4th (Canadian) Div


Battles 083 - 085 are Flanking Battles in support of the Battle of Arras, on the Lens Flank.

086

Battle of Messines.

Including the capture of:

Wytschaete (16th and 36th)
07 - 14 Jun
2nd
9th
11th Div, 16th Div,
19th Div, 36th Div
 
10th
23rd Div, 24th Div,
41st Div, 47th Div
 
2nd ANZAC
25th Div,
3rd (Australian) Div,
4th (Australian) Div,
New Zealand Div

087
Operations on the Flanders Coast.
20 Jun - 11 Nov
    To be added.
           
           

088
German Attacks on Nieuport.
10 - 11 Jul
4th
15th
1st Div, 32nd Div

089
Battle of Pilckem.
31 Jul - 02 Aug
2nd
10th
41st Div

   
5th
2nd
8th Div, 24th Div,
25th Div, 30th Div,
53rd Bde (18th Div)
 
14th
Guards Div, 38th Div
 
18th
39th Div, 51st Div
 
19th
15th Div, 55th Div

090
Capture of Westhoek.
10 Aug
5th
2nd
18th Div, 25th Div

091
Battle of Langemarck.
16 - 18 Aug
2nd
10th
39th Div

   
5th
2nd
8th Div, 14th Div,
24th Div, 56th Div,
53rd Bde (18th Div)
 
14th
20th Div, 29th Div
38th Div
 
18th
11th Div, 48th Div
 
19th
15th Div, 16th Div,
36th Div, 61st Div

092
Local Operations around St. Julian.
19 Aug
5th
18th
11th Div, 48th Div

093
Local Operations around St. Julian.
22 Aug
5th
2nd
14th Div, 47th Div
 
18th
11th Div, 48th Div
 
19th
15th Div, 61st Div

094
Local Operations around St. Julian.
27 Aug
5th
14th
38th Div
 
18th
11th Div, 48th Div
 
19th
61st Div

095
Battle of the Menin Road.
20 - 25 Sep
2nd
9th
19th Div, 37th Div
 
10th
23rd Div, 33rd Div,
39th Div, 41st Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div,
4th (Australian) Div,
5th (Australian) Div

   
5th
5th
3rd Div, 9th Div,
55th Div, 59th Div
 
14th
Guards Div, 20th Div,
29th Div
 
18th
51st Div, 58th Div

096
Battle of Polygon Wood.
26 Sep - 03 Oct
2nd
9th
19th Div, 37th Div
 
10th
5th Div, 7th Div,
21st Div, 23rd Div,
33rd Div, 39th Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div,
4th (Australian) Div,
5th (Australian) Div
 
2nd ANZAC
3rd Div, 59th Div
3rd (Australian) Div,
New Zealand Div

   
5th
5th
3rd Div, 59th Div (both joined the 2nd ANZAC Corps 28 Sep)
 
14th
4th Div, 20th Div,
29th Div
 
18th
11th Div, 48th Div,
58th Div

097
Battle of Broodseinde.
04 Oct
2nd
9th
19th Div, 37th Div
 
10th
5th Div, 7th Div,
21st Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div
 
2nd ANZAC
3rd (Australian) Div,
New Zealand Div

   
5th
14th
4th Div, 29th Div
 
18th
11th Div, 18th Div

098
Battle of Poelcappelle.
09 Oct
2nd
9th
19th Div, 37th Div
 
10th
5th Div, 7th Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Australian) Div
 
2nd ANZAC
49th Div, 66th Div

   
5th
14th
Guards Div, 4th Div,
29th Div
 
18th
11th Div, 48th Div

099
First Battle of Passchendaele.
12 Oct
2nd
9th
19th Div, 37th Div
 
10th
14th Div, 23rd Div
 
1st ANZAC
4th (Australian) Div
5th (Australian) Div
 
2nd ANZAC
3rd (Australian) Div,
New Zealand Div

   
5th
14th
Guards Div, 4th Div,
17th Div
 
18th
9th Div, 18th Div

100
Second Battle of Passchendaele.
26 Oct - 10 Nov
2nd
2nd
1st Div, 58th Div,
63rd Div
 
9th
19th Div, 37th Div
 
10th
5th Div, 7th Div
14th Div, 21st Div
23rd Div, 39th Div
 
Canadian
1st (Canadian) Div,
2nd (Canadian) Div,
3rd (Canadian) Div,
4th (Canadian) Div
 
1st ANZAC
1st (Australian) Div,
2nd (Ausralian) Div,
5th (Australian) Div

   
5th
14th
35th Div, 50th Div,
57th Div (all joined the 19th Corps 29 Oct)
 
18th
58th Div, 63rd Div
(both joined the 2nd Corps 02 Nov)
 
19th
17th Div, 18th Div,
35th Div, 50th Div,
57th Div

Battles 089 - 100 are also known as The Third Battle of Ypres

101
The Tank Attack.
20 - 21 Nov
3rd
Cavalry
1st Cavalry Div,
2nd Cavalry Div,
5th Cavalry Div
 
3rd
6th Div, 12th Div,
20th Div, 29th Div
 
4th
36th Div, 51st Div,
56th Div, 62nd Div
 
7th
55th Div

102
Capture of Bourlon Wood.
23 - 28 Nov
3rd
3rd
6th Div, 12th Div,
20th Div, 29th Div
 
4th
1st Cavalry Div,
2nd Cavalry Div,
Guards Div, 2nd Div,
36th Div, 40th Div,
51st Div,
56th Div (joined 6th Corps 24 Nov)
62nd Div
 
6th
56th Div
 
7th
55th Div

103
The German Counter Attacks.
30 Nov - 03 Dec
3rd
3rd
1st Cavalry Div,
2nd Cavalry Div,
4th Cavalry Div,
5th Cavalry Div,
Guards Div, 6th Div,
12th Div, 20th Div,
29th Div, 36th Div,
61st Div
 
4th
2nd Div, 47th Div,
59th Div
 
5th
2nd Div (joined 4th Corps 01 Dec),
47th Div (joined 4th Corps 01 Dec),
51st Div (joined 6th Corps 02 Dec),
59th Div (joined 4th Corps 01 Dec)
 
6th
3rd Div, 51st Div,
56th Div
 
7th
21st Div, 55th Div

Battles 101 - 103 are also know as The Battle of Cambrai

104
Action of Welch Ridge.
30 Dec
3rd
5th
63rd Div
7th
9th Div