43ème division d’infanterie Wessex britannique – Bataille de Normandie

43ème division d’infanterie Wessex britannique

43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division

43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division

Ordre de bataille – Juin 1944 – Bataille de Normandie

Commandant : Major General Ivor Thomas

129th Infantry Brigade
– 4th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry
– 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment
– 5th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment

130th Infantry Brigade
– 7th Battalion, Hampshire Regiment
– 4th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment
– 5th Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment

214th Infantry Brigade
– 7th Battalion, Somerset Light Infantry
– 1st Battalion, Worcestershire Regiment
– 5th Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Appuis
– 8th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment (Vickers machine guns et 4.2″ Mortars)
– 43rd Reconnaissance Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps

Artillerie
– 94th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 112th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 179th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 59th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 110th Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

Génie
– 13th Bridging Platoon, Royal Engineers
– 204th Field Company, Royal Engineers
– 207th Field Park Company, Royal Engineers (from Bath, Somerset)
– 260th Field Company, Royal Engineers (from Chippenham, Wiltshire)
– 553rd Field Company, Royal Engineers

Royal Army Service Corps
– 54th Company, RASC
– 504th Company, RASC
– 505th Company, RASC
– 506th Divisional Company, RASC
– 553rd Field Company, Royal Engineers

 

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