A Machine Gun Company of the Machine Gun Corps was attached to each Infantry Brigade and their subsequent Division. An additional Company was attached as a divisional reserve.

Brigade attached to:Divisional Reserve
Division attached to:29th Division

The 227th M.G. Coy. joined the Division on 20 July, 1917.

As a unit of the 29th Division, it may have taken part in the following battles and engagements.

1917
THE BATTLES OF YPRES
04 OctoberBattle of Broodseinde [XIV. Corps, Fifth Army].
09 OctoberBattle of Poelcappelle [XIV. Corps, Fifth Army].
BATTLE OF CAMBRAI
20 and 21 NovemberThe Tank Attack [III. Corps, Third Army].
30 November to 03 DecemberGerman Counter-Attacks [III. Corps, Third Army].

On 15 February 1918, it was amalgamated with the 86th87th and 88th Machine Gun Companies to form No. 29 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.


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