British Military Units that Served in WWII

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Updated 10/06/10

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Name                                                                                Resource #

12 Group, Royal Air Force                                                                       85

112 Squadron                                                                                          119

1/7th Queen's                                                                                           438

1st Air Commando                                                                                   52

1st Air Landing Brigade, 1st Airborne Division                                          39; 372; 893

1st Air Landing Light Artillery Regiment                                                    39

1st Airborne Division                                                                                39; 96; 133; 255; 316; 370; 372; 383; 460; 482; 765; 839; 893

1st Airborne Task Force                                                                           423

1st Armoured Coldstream Guards, Guards Armoured Division                   234

1st Armoured Division                                                                               482

1st Army Group Royal Artillery                                                                 158

1st Battalion, 1st Rifle Brigade, 7th Armoured Division                               234; 438

1st Battalion, 4th Hampshires                                                                     594

1st Battalion, Border Regiment                                                                  39

1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment; 158th Brigade, 53rd Div.             49; 128

1st Battalion, Green Howards, 50th Infantry Division                                  531

1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards                                                                 255

1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry                                                         49; 128

1st Battalion, Parachute Regiment, 1st Para Brigade, 1st Airborne Div.      39; 460

1st Battalion, South Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Airborne Division              39

1st Brigade, Coldstream Guards                                                                491

1st Commando Brigade                                                                            187

1st Dorset Regiment                                                                                 384

1st Grenadier Guards Battalion                                                                 482

1st Guards Brigade, 78th Infantry Division                                                540

1st Hampshire Regiment                                                                           384

1st Hussars                                                                                               234

1st Independent Glider Pilot                                                                      893

1st Infantry Division                                                                                  243; 382; 831; 839

1st Line, 5th Battalion, Welch Regiment                                                    49

1st London Scottish                                                                                  594

1st Parachute Brigade, 1st Airborne Division                                             39; 133; 460; 893

1st Parachute Squadron, Royal Engineers                                                  460

1st Reconnaissance Regiment                                                                    839

1st Rifle Brigade                                                                                        438

1st Scots Armoured Division                                                                     505

1st Scots Guards                                                                                      158

1st Scottish Brigade                                                                                  176

1st South Lancashire Regiment                                                                  384

1st Special Service Brigade                                                                       384

10th Destroyer Flotilla                                                                              122

10th Rifle Brigade                                                                                     540

10th Royal Berkshires                                                                               594

11th Armored Division                                                                            49; 234; 255; 281; 315; 373; 417; 568; 845; 893

11th Battalion, 1st Parachute Brigade, 1st Airborne Division                      39

11th Infantry Brigade                                                                                382

12th Battalion, 6th Airborne Division                                                         384

13th Battalion, 6th Airborne Division                                                         384

13th Battalion, 18th Regiment Royal Hussars                                            128

13th Brigade, 5th Infantry Division                                                            594

14th Brigade, Chindits                                                                              52

15th Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment                                                    365

15th Brigade, 5th Infantry Division                                                             594

15th Destroyer Flotilla                                                                               440

15th (Scottish) Division                                                                             128; 187; 417

16th Battalion, 5th Lancers, 26th Armoured Brigade, 6th Armoured Div.   540

17th Battalion, 21st Lancers                                                                      540

17th Brigade, 5th Infantry Division                                                             594

18th Armoured Regiment                                                                          158

18th Infantry Division                                                                                275; 536

107th Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps                                 530

111th Brigade, Chindits                                                                             52; 326

125th Anti-tank Regiment                                                                          275

128th "Hampshire" Brigade, 46th "Oak Tree" Division                                594

129th Brigade, 43rd Wessex Division                                                        417

130th Brigade, 43rd Wessex Division                                                        176; 417

141st Battalion, Royal Armoured Corps                                                    49

155th Field Regiment of Royal Artillery                                                      275

158th Brigade, 53rd Welsch Division                                                         49

159th Infantry Brigade, 11th Armoured Division                                         234; 281

160th Brigade, 53rd Welsch Division                                                         49

161st Brigade                                                                                            256

167th Brigade, 56th London Infantry Division                                             594

169th "Queens" Brigade, 56th London Infantry Division                              594

175th Pioneer Regiment                                                                             594

178th Lowland Medium Artillery Regiment                                                 785

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