18th Infantry Division (Russian Empire)

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18th Infantry Division
18-я пехотная дивизия
Active1806–1918
Country Russian Empire
BranchLesser Coat of Arms of Russian Empire.svg Russian Imperial Army
RoleInfantry
EngagementsWorld War I

The 18th Infantry Division (Russian: 18-я пехотная дивизия, 18-ya Pekhotnaya Diviziya) was an infantry formation of the Russian Imperial Army during World War I and the Russian Civil War.[1][2]

It was formed in 1806 as the 10th Infantry Division. It was renumbered in several subsequent reorganizations, becoming the 15th in 1820, the 12th in 1833, and the 18th in 1835.[3]:119

By 1914 it was part of the 14th Army Corps at Lublin.[2]

Organization[edit]

  • 1st Brigade (Lublin)
    • 69th Ryazan Infantry Regiment (Lublin)
    • 70th Ryazhsk Infantry Regiment (Siedlce)
  • 2nd Brigade (Ivangorod)
    • 71st Belyov Infantry Regiment (Novaya Aleksandria)
    • 72nd Tula Infantry Regiment (Ivangorod)
  • 18th Artillery Brigade[2]

Commanders[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "15-я пехотная дивизия". Regiment.ru (in Russian). 2016. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 8 January 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Conrad, Mark (2001). "THE RUSSIAN ARMY, 1914". Retrieved 9 January 2017.
  3. ^ Garkusha, Irina, ed. (2006). Российский государственный военно-исторический архив. Путеводитель [Russian State Military Archive Guidebook] (in Russian). 2. Moscow: ROSSPEN. ISBN 978-5-8243-0895-2.