101st Brigade (United Kingdom)

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101st Brigade
Active 1915–1919
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Size Brigade
Part of 34th Division
Engagements Western Front

The 101st Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the British Army during the First World War. It was raised as part of the new army, also known as Kitchener's Army, and assigned to the 34th Division. The brigade served on the Western Front and was decimated on 1 July 1916, the first day of the Battle of the Somme.


The infantry battalions did not all serve at once, but all were assigned to the brigade during the war.



  1. ^ "34th Division". The Long Long Trail. Retrieved 20 January 2012.