Front-line Divisions, by Year

 

Western Front
8/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 11/18
British Empire 11 19 46 63 62 63
France 96 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 113
U.S.A. - - - - 5 42
Belgium 7 7 7 7 7 7
Portugal - - - - 2 2
             
Germany 92 91 113 123 178 185
Austria-Hungary - - - - - 4

 

Eastern Front
8/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 11/18
Russia 94 n.a. n.a. 142 n.a. n.a.
             
Germany 21 41 55 53 49 27
Austria-Hungary 50 57 49 40 33 7

 

Italian Front
8/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 11/18
Italy n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 61
British Emprie - - - - 5 3
France - - - - 3 -
           
Austria-Hungary - - 20 25 38 55
Germany - - - - 7 -

 

Balkans
8/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 11/18
Serbian Front            
Serbia 12 12 - - - -
             
Germany - - 3 - - 3
Austria-Hungary 14 7 4 - - 1
             
Salonika Front            
Serbia - - - 7 7 7
Greece - - - - 3 11
British Empire - - 5 6 4 4
France - - 5 7 8 8
             
Bulgaria - - 4 8 13 13
Germany - - - 2 1 1
Austria-Hungary - - - - - 7

 

Middle East
8/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 11/18
Egypt / Syria / Palestine      
British Empire 1 3 8 5 11 12
Turkey 7 8 5 9 18 7
       
Mesopotamia
British Empire - 1 4 7 7 5
Turkey 1 2 5 7 6 2

 

TOTAL
8/14 1/15 1/16 1/17 1/18 11/18
British Empire 12 23 63 83 89 87
France 96 n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 121
Russia 94 n.a. n.a. n.a. - -
U.S.A. - - - - 5 42
             
Germany 113 132 171 197 244 220
Austria-Hungary 64 64 75 78 81 78
Turkey 38 40 43 48 47 26

 

Notes:

(1) Russia 1/17 data is 31/10/16.

(2) Totals include divisions fighting on other fronts.

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