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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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