Front-line Divisions, Beginning and End of War

 

Beginning of War
Infantry Cavalry Total
British Empire 9 4 13
- U.K. 6 2 8
- India 3 2 5
Belgium 6 1 7
France 86 10 96
Japan 1 - 1
Russia 70 24 94
Serbia 11 1 12
Total Entente 183 40 223
       
Austria-Hungary 53 11 64
Germany 102 11 113
Total Central Powers 155 22 177

 

End of War
Infantry Cavalry Total
British Empire 80 7 87
- U.K. 64 5 69
- Australia 5 2 7
- Canada 4 - 4
- India 6 - 6
- New Zealand 1 - 1
Belgium 6 1 7
France 115 6 121
Greece 11 - 11
Italy 57 4 61
Japan 1 - 1
Portugal 2 - 2
Serbia 6 1 7
U.S.A. 42 - 42
Total Entente 320 19 339
       
Austria-Hungary 66 12 78
Bulgaria 14 2 16
Germany 213 7 220
Turkey 27 1 28
Total Central Powers 320 22 342

 

Notes:

(1) Central Powers end period is 10/18

Source: John Ellis & Michael Cox, The World War I Databook.