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62 Division was stationed at various places during its time in the United Kingdom (UK), including Tyneside. The first Divisional Headquarters (HQ) was established at Doncaster on 17.2.15 by Maj Gen Sir J. Trotter as GOC. He was replaced on 24.12.15 by Maj Gen W.P. Braithwaite CB, who had been Sir Ian Hamiltonís Chief of General Staff (CGS) at Gallipoli. The divisionís final location in UK was Bedford. Between 8 and 12.1.17 it embarked at Southampton and entered France through the port of Le Havre.

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