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Units Related to 70 Brigade

Divisions and Higher Commands

23rd (Northumbrian) Division
49th West Riding Division
South Wales District
Southern Command
VIIIth Corps
Western Command

Infantry

70th Infantry Brigade
1st Tyneside Scottish, The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment)
10th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry
11th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry
12th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry
41st National Defence Company/13th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry
Men not yet confirmed as being members of the Brigade

Machine Gun Units

2nd Battalion Princess Louise's Kensington Regiment
9th Battalion Manchester Regiment
9th Battalion Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa

Artillery Units

1st Mountain Regiment, Royal Artillery
55th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery
88th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery
89th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery
125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
143rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
178th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
185th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery

Engineer Units

289th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers
294th Field Company, Royal Engineers
507th Field Company, Royal Engineers
508th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers
711th General Construction Company, Royal Engineers
756th Field Company, Royal Engineers
757th Field Company, Royal Engineers

Medical Units

33rd Field Hygiene Section, Royal Army Medical Corps
187th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps

Service and Transport Units

70th Brigade Ordnance Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps

55th Troop Carrying Company, Royal Army Service Corps
62nd Troop Carrying Company, Royal Army Service Corps
70th Brigade Company, Royal Army Service Corps
482nd Brigade Company, Royal Army Service Corps

49th Division Provost Company, Royal Corps of Military Police

70th Brigade Workshop Company, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

Royal Indian Army Service Corps

25th Mule Company, Royal Indian Army Service Corps
29th Mule Company, Royal Indian Army Service Corps
32nd Mule Company, Royal Indian Army Service Corps

More Information

Home Service 1939 - 1940
British Expeditionary Force April - June 1940
Defending against Invasion June - October 1940
Iceland Garrison October 1940 - December 1941
Home Service and Winter Warfare Training 1942 - 1943
Pre-Invasion Training 1943 - 1944
Normandy 1944


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