The 5th Bn, MGC was formed on 26 April 1918.
|Division attached to:||5th Division|
|Formed from the:||13th Machine Gun Company|
15th Machine Gun Company
95th Machine Gun Company
205th Machine Gun Company
As a unit of the 5th Infantry Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.
|28 June||La Becque.|
|THE ADVANCE TO VICTORY|
|SECOND BATTLES OF THE SOMME|
|21 to 23 August||Battle of Albert [IV. Corps, Third Army].|
|31 August to 03 September||Second Battle of Bapaume [IV. Corps, Third Army].|
|BATTLES OF THE HINDENBURG LINE|
|18 September||Battle of Epehy [IV. Corps, Third Army].|
|27 to 30 September||Battle of the Canal du Nord [IV. Corps, Third Army].|
|09 to 12 October||The Pursuit to the Selle [IV. Corps, Third Army].|
|THE FINAL ADVANCE IN PICARDY|
|17 to 23 October||Battle of the Selle [IV. Corps, Third Army].|
|05 to 10 November||The division gradually fought its way forward through the northern portion of the Forest of Mormal, crossed the Sambre (near Pont sur Sambre), and advanced across the Maubeuge-Avesnes Road on the 8th, and here it was relieved on the 10th November.|
On the 11th November, the 5th Division was in IV. Corps Reserve, near le Quesnoy, and on the 3rd December it was visited by H.M. the King. Between the 13th – 21st December the division moved into Belgium and was cantoned in the villages between Namur and Wavre, remaining in these billets until its demobilization began in February 1919.