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Author Topic: Positions of British army units september 1940 in the UK  (Read 4711 times)
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« on: 24 February 2011, 22:13:44 »
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HQs London District

20th Guards Brigade and 20th Independent Infantry Brigade(Guards) Anti-Tank Coy: Brigadier W.F.A.L.Fox-Pitt

1st Irish Guards
2nd Welch Guards
1st Royal Norfolk

24th Guards Brigade Group and 24th Infantry Brigade (Guards) Anti-Tank Coy: Brigadier W.Fraser

1st Scots Guards
1st Irish Guards
1st Welsh Guards

3rd London Infantry Brigade and 3rd Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy: Brigadier H.V.Combe

1st Duke of Wellington Regiment
2nd Sherwood Foresters
1st Kings Shroipshire Light Infantry

GHQ Home Forces: General Sir A.F.Brooke

38th Infantry Division: Major General A.A.B.Dowler

113th Infantry Brigade:

15th Welch
2/5th Welch
4th Monmouthshire

114th Infantry Brigade and 113th Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy

5th Kings Shropshire Light Infantry
1st Brecknock Battalion
2nd Herfordshire

115th Infantry Brigade and 114th Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy

8th Royal Welsh Fusiliers
9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers
10th Royal Welsh Fusiliers

115th Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy

102nd Field Artillery Regiment
132nd Field Artillery Regiment
146th Field Artillery Regiment
70th Anti-Tank Regiment
283rd Royal Engineer Company
284th Royal Engineer Company
561st Royal Engineer Company
147th Field Park Company
38th Division Signals

21st Army Tank Brigade: Brigadier R.Naesmyth

42nd Royal Tanks
44th Royal Tanks
48th Royal Tanks

I Corps (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire)

1st  Infantry division
2nd  Infantry division
44th Infantry division
59th Infantry division

II Corps East Anglia (Camridgeshire/Norfolk)

18th Infantry division
52nd Infantry division
37th Infantry brigade

III Corps (Wales and West Midlands)

2nd London Division

36th Infantry Brigade
23rd Tank Brigade

IV Corps (Bedfordshire/Middlesex)

2nd Armored Division: Major General J. Tilly

1st Light Armored Brigade
4th Hussars
King's Dragoon Guards
3rd Hussars

22nd Heavy Armored Brigade

2nd Royal Gouchestershire Hussars
3rd Sharpshooters
4th County of London Yeomanry
2nd Special Group
3rd Royal Engineer Field Squadron
142nd Field Park Troop
2nd Armored Division Signals

42nd Infantry Division: Major General H.B.B. Wilcox

125th Infantry Brigade:

1/5th Lancashire Fusiliers
1/6th Lancashire Fusiliers
1/8th Lancashire Fusiliers
1st Border

126th Infantry Brigade and 125th Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy

5th King's Own Royal Regiment
4th Border
5th Border
1st East Lancashire Regiment
5th Manchester

127th Infantry Brigade and 126th Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy

4th East Lancashire Regiment
5th Manchester
1st Highland Light Infantry

127th Infantry Brigade Anti-Tank Coy

51st Field Artillery Regiment
52nd Field Artillery Regiment
53rd Field Artillery Regiment
111th Field Artillery Regiment
200th Royal Engineer Company
201st Royal Engineer Company
202nd Royal Engineer Company
205th Royal Engineer Company
203rd Field Park Company
42nd Division Signals

31st Independent Infantry Brigade Group: Brigader H.E.F.Smyth

VII Corps(Surrey and North Hampshire)

1st Armored Division: Major General H.Lumsden

2nd Light Armored Brigade:

8th Hussars
1st Royal Tanks
3rd Hussars

1st Heavy Armored Brigade:

5th Royal Tanks
1st Special Group
1st Royal Engineer Field Squadron
1st Field Park Squadron
1st Field Park Troop
1st Armored Division Signals

1st Canadian Infantry Division: Major General G.R.Pearkes

4th (Armored) Reconnaissance Regiment (Princess Louise Dragoon Guards)
1st Field (Artillery) Regiment, RCHA
2nd Field (Artillery) Regiment, RCHA
3rd Field (Artillery) Regiment, RCHA
1st Anti-Tank Regiment
2nd Light Anti-aircraft Regiment
The Saskatoon Light Infantry (Machinegun Battalion)
1st Infantry Brigade:
The Royal Canadian Regiment
The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment
48th Highlanders of Canada

2nd Infantry Brigade:

Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
The Loyal Edmonton Regiment

3rd Brigade:

Royal 22e Régiment
The Carleton and York Regiment
The West Nova Scotia Regiment

1st Army Tank Brigade: Brigader H.R.B.Watkins

4th Royal Tanks
7th Royal Tanks
8th Royal Tanks

XII Corps(Kent and West Sussex)

1st London Division
45th Infantry Division
29th Infantry Brigade
1st Tank Brigade  

V Corps (Hampshire, Sussex, Dorset)

4th Infantry division
42nd Infantry division
21st Armoured Brigade

VIII Corps (West County)

48th Infantry Division
50th Infantry Division
3rd Infantry Division
70 Infantry Brigade, 1 x Brigade from 2nd Armoured Div attached

X Corps  (Northumberland, Tyne and Wear) Scottish border

46th Infantry division
54th Infantry division
2nd MachineGun Brigade,
24th Tank Brigade

source: Nafziger, ww2 encyclopedia standaard
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