British Military Units That Served in WWII

Name Beginning With (5)

Updated 11/24/10

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Name                                                                          Resource #

5th British Division                                                                            893

5th Armoured Brigade, Guards Armoured Division                            234; 255; 281

5th Battalion, Welch Regiment                                                           49

5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment, 43rd Wessex Division                    417

5th Grenadier Guards, Guards Brigade                                              158; 482

5th Infantry Division                                                                          51; 594; 839

5th Lancers, 26th Armoured Brigade, 6th Armoured Division            540

5th Leicester Regiment, 6th Armoured Division                                 305; 540

5th Para Brigade                                                                              384

5th Queen's Regiment, 169th "Queen's Brigade, 56th Division           594

5th Royal Horse Artillery                                                                  438

5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, 53rd Welsch Division            49

5th Royal Tank Regiment, 7th Armoured Division                              234

50th Armored Division                                                                      727

50th Northumberland                                                                        893

50th Northumbrian (Tyne Tees) Infantry Division                               372; 383; 384; 482; 531

51st (Highland) Division                                                                    96; 128; 246; 372; 417; 557

51st Royal Tank Regiment                                                                530

52nd Lowland Division                                                                     128

52nd Motor Torpedo Boat Flotilla                                                    122

53rd Brigade, 18th Infantry Division                                                  275

53rd Division                                                                                    727

53rd Reconnaissance Regiment, 3rd Division                                     128

53rd Welsh Division                                                                          49; 128; 392; 557

56th Infantry Brigade                                                                        586

56th London Infantry Division "Black Cats"                                       51; 382; 594; 839

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