XV Corps (United Kingdom)

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XV Corps
Active 1915–18
Country  United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Type Field corps
Part of Fourth Army

World War I[1]

XV Corps was a British infantry corps during World War I.

World War I

XV Corps was formed in Egypt on 9 December 1915 and then reformed in France on 22 April 1916 under Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Horne.[1] It took part in the Battle of the Somme in 1916.[1]

General Officers Commanding

Commanders included:


  1. ^ a b c d Baker, Chris. "The British Corps of 1914-1918". The Long, Long Trail: The British Army of 1914-1918. Retrieved 2008-12-30. 
  2. ^ Henry Horne at Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
  3. ^ a b John Du Cane at Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
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