|Brigade attached to:||Divisional Reserve|
|Division attached to:||5th Division|
The 205th M.G. Coy. was formed on the 19 March 1917.
As a unit of the 5th Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.
|BATTLES OF ARRAS|
|09 to 14 April||Battle of Vimy Ridge [Cdn. Corps, First Army].|
|23 April||Attack on la Coulotte [Cdn. Corps, First Army].|
|03 and 04 May||Third Battle of the Scarpe [Cdn. Corps, First Army].|
|28 June||Capture of Oppy Wood [XIII. Corps, First Army].|
|BATTLES OF YPRES|
|01 to 03 October||Battle of Polygon Wood [X. Corps, Second Army].|
|04 October||Battle of Broodseinde [X. Corps, Second Army].|
|09 October||Battle of Poelcappelle [X. Corps, Second Army].|
|26 October to 10 November||Second Battle of Passchendaele [X. Corps, Second Army].|
On the 23rd November the division was warned that it would be moved to Italy. Entrainment began on the 27th November, and concentration was completed by the 20th December to the east of the R. Brenta and not far from Padua. The division formed part of the XI. Corps.
The 5th Division took over the line along the Piave on the 27th January, and held it until relieved on the 18th March. On the 24th, the division was warned that it would return to France. Entrainment began on the 1st April, and concentration was completed on the 9th April between Doullens and Frevent.
|BATTLES OF THE LYS|
|12 to 15 April||Battle of Hazebrouck, including Defence of Nieppe Forest [XI. Corps, First Army].|