59th (Staffordshire) Division 1939-1944

Itinerary

Numeric links in the itinerary refer to the map of 59 Division movements shown below.

1939

1940

1941

1942

1943

1944

Disbandment

59 Division Movements

Map of 59 Div moves

  1. Alton Towers
  2. Liverpool
  3. Bromborough
  4. Cannock Chase
  5. Raby Castle, Staindrop
  6. Darlington area (Croft Spa, Elton Hall, Wynyard Park)
  7. West Hartlepool and Seaton Carew
  8. Haughton-le-Skerne
  9. Hawes
  10. Catterick Camp
  11. Barnard Castle
  12. Northallerton
  13. Darlington
  14. Whitby
  15. Alnwick
  16. Killyleagh, County Down
  17. Portadown
  18. Dungannon
  19. Tenterden
  20. Northiam
  21. Margate
  22. Brighton (Stanmer Park)
  23. Margate
  24. Seaford
  25. Margate
  26. a) Newhaven, b) Tilbury (embarkation points)
  27. Juno Beach
  28. Caen
  29. Fontenay-le-Pesnel
  30. Goupillières and Grimbosq

Map adapted from 59th Division, Its War Story
List colors: Northern Ireland France

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