A Machine Gun Company was attached to each Infantry Brigade and their subsequent Division.
|Brigade attached to:||Divisional Reserve|
|Division attached to:||17th (Northern) Division|
The 236th M.G. Coy. disembarked at Le Havre on 17 July 1917. It joined the Division on the same day.
As a unit of the 17th (Northern) Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.
|BATTLES OF YPRES|
|12 October||First Battle of Passchendaele [XIV Corps, Fifth Army].|
|08 to 10 November||Second Battle of Passchendaele [XIV Corps, Fifth Army].|
On 24 February 1918, it was amalgamated with the 50th, 51st, and 52nd Machine Gun Companies to form No. 17 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.