British Military Units That Served in WWII

Name Beginning With (A)

Updated 05/12/10

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Name                                                                                               Resource #

A Commando, Royal Marines                                                              312

A Company, 1st Rifle Brigade                                                              438

A Company, 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment                                         199

A Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers                                 49

A Company, 7th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers                                 49

A Company, East Riding Yeomanry                                                     49

A Company, Light Horse/Kimberly Regiment                                       158

A Company, South Staffordshire Regiment, 1st Airborne Division         39

A Squadron, 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, 11th Armoured Division          234

A Squadron, 4th County of London Yeomanry, 7th Armoured Div.      438

A Squadron, 18th Armoured Regiment                                                158

A Squadron, Prince Albert's Guards                                                    158

ABDA (American, British, Dutch and Australian Command)                 511

ADGB, Air Defense Great Britain                                                         893

Advanced Air Striking Force (AASF)                                                  736 

Air Disarmament Branch                                                                      436

Airlanding Brigade                                                                                893

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders                                                        275

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