157th Infantry Division was an infantry division of the French Army during the First World War.
28/04/1915 - 15/09/1915: Général Gillain
23/12/1915 - : Général Blazer
23/05/1916: Général Brulard
28/01/1917: Général Beaudemoulin
04/05/1918 - Dissolution: Général Goybet
213e Régiment d'Infanterie from March to November 1916
214e Régiment d'Infanterie from March 1917 to June 1918 (dissolution)
252e Régiment d'Infanterie from March 1917 to June 1918 (dissolution)
333e Régiment d'Infanterie from March 1917 to November 1918
401e Régiment d'Infanterie from April 1915 to August 1916
402e Régiment d'Infanterie from April 1915 to August 1916
32e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins from April 1915 to August 1916
102e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins from April 1915 to March 1916
107e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins from April 1915 to August 1916
116e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins from April 1915 to March 1916
53e régiment d'infanterie territoriale from March 1916 à ????
70e régiment d'infanterie territoriale from August to November 1918
99e régiment d'infanterie territoriale from March to November 1916
133e régiment d'infanterie territoriale from March 1916 to ????
371st Infantry Regiment (United States) and 372nd Infantry Regiment (United States) (both from 93rd Infantry Division (United States)) from June to November 1918
157th Infantry Division (France) Wikipedia
April 28 – September 23Established at the Camp of la Valbonne; stayed briefly and received instruction.
From September 1, transported by VF in the area of Liancourt; rest, instruction.
From September 25, transported by VF in the areas of Châlons-sur-Marne, Saint-Hilaire-au-Temple.
September 27 – October 10Moved towards Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand.
September 8–30 : entered into the Second Battle of Champagne: French assaults north of the Wacques farm.
From September 30, held ready to intervene, towards Wacques farm.
October 10, 1915 – January 18, 1916Withdrawal from the front and transported by VF in the area of Belfort; rest.
From October 29, rested and went towards Montbéliard and Héricourt.
From December 26, worked on defensive organization while going towards Delle and Saint-Hippolyte.
January 18 – May 30Regrouped in the area of Delle, Montbéliard, then moved towards Dannemarie.
From January 27, occupation of an area near Carlspach and Burnhaupt-le-Bas : February 22, helped by Germans.
May 30, 1916 - March 19, 1917Occupation of a new area, further north, between Leimbach and the Rhone–Rhine Canal, forced to the right, December 1, until near Ammerzwiller.
March 19 – April 9Withdrawal from the front, moved towards Arches, through Mélisey, le Thillot and Rupt.
From March 23, rest and instruction at the camp of Arches.
April 9 – June 16Moved towards the area of Belfort, through Remiremont, le Thillot and Montreux-Château; occupation of an area between the Swiss border and the Rhone-Rhine Canal.
June 16 – July 6Withdrawal from the battle; transported by VF from Belfort, to the area of Épernay; rest and instruction.
July 6 – November 20Moved towards Reims, and, from July 9, occupation of an area between Courcy and Loivre.
November 20 – December 9Withdrawal from the front ; rested near Damery.
December 9, 1917 – May 21, 1918Occupation of an area between Courcy and southern Godat, spread out to the right, March 31, 1918, until near Cavaliers de Courcy.
May 21–27Withdrawal from the front ; moved in stages towards the area of Fismes; rest et instruction, then moved toward the front.
May 27 – June 427 mai 1918 : Second Battle of the Marne
Entered into the Third Battle of the Aisne: resistance between Saint-Mard and Maizy by the German advancement, then withdrawal towards the Marne River; occupation of points of passage of this river, between Chézy and La Ferté-sous-Jouarre.
June 4–10Moved in stages towards Villenauxe; rest and instruction.
June 10 – July 13Transported in trucks to the area of Clermont-en-Argonne, then occupation of an area between l'Aire and the woods of Avocourt.
July 13–16Withdrawal from the front; rested near the farm of Grange-le-Comte.
July 16 - September 14Occupation of an area near the woods of Avocourt and west of Forges, spread out to the left, July 20, until the bridge of Quatre Enfants.
September 14–26Withdrawal from the front; moved in stages towards Vanault-les-Dames and Possesse; rested in the area of Valmy.
September 26 – October 8Moved towards the front.
Entered, from September 28, on the banks of la Dormoise, into the Battle of Somme-Py (Battle of Champagne and Argonne): advanced until Monthois and Challerange.
October 8 – November 11Withdrawal from the front and rested near Valmy.
From October 11, transported by VF towards Bruyères.
From October 13, occupation of an area between the high valley of la Weiss and la Fave.
Cut off from April 1915 to March 1916
34th Army Corps, from March 1916 to November 1918
June 10 – September 14, 1918
September 26 – October 11, 1915
June 8–10, 1918
September 14 - October 11, 1918
June 18, 1917 – March 29, 1918
September 1–26, 1915
March 29 – June 8, 1918
October 11, 1915 – June 18, 1917
October 11 – November 11, 1918