50ème division d’infanterie Northumbrian britannique – Bataille de Normandie

50ème division d’infanterie Northumbrian britannique

50th (Northumbrian) Infantry Division

50th Infantry Division

Ordre de bataille – Juin 1944 – Bataille de Normandie

Historique de la 50ème D.I.


Commandant : Major General D. A. H. Graham

69th Infantry Brigade : Brigadier Fergus Y. Carson Knox – Brigadier J. M. K. Spurling
– 5th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment : Lieutenant-Colonel White, blessé le 6 juin, remplacé par le Major J. H. F. Dixon
– 6th Battalion Green Howards Regiment : Lieutenant-Colonel Robin Hastings
– 7th Battalion Green Howards Regiment : Lieutenant-Colonel P. H. Richardson

151st Infantry Brigade : Brigadier Ronald H. Senior, blessé le 6 juin, remplacé par le Brigadier B. B. Walton, blessé le 16 juin
– 6th Battalion Durham Light Infantry Regiment
– 8th Battalion Durham Light Infantry Regiment
– 9th Battalion Durham Light Infantry Regiment : Lieutenant-Colonel H. Woods (mortellement blessé le 14 juin 1944, remplacé par le Major John Mogg)
A Company : Major D’Arcy-Irvine (blessé le 14 juin 1944)
B Company : Major Kenny (blessé le 13 juin 1944)
C Company
D Company

231st Infantry Brigade : Brigadier A. G. B. Stanier Bart
– 2nd Battalion Devonshire Regiment : Lieutenant Colonel C. A. R. Nevill
A Company : Major Frank Sadlier
B Company : Major Mike Howard, blessé le 6 juin
C Company : Major Hugh Victor Duke, tué le 6 juin
D Company : Major John Parlby, blessé le 6 juin
– 1st Battalion Hampshire Regiment : Lieutenant-Colonel David Nelson-Smith
– 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment : Lieutenant-Colonel E. Norie

2nd Battalion Cheshire Regiment

61st Recce Regiment

Divisional Artillery
– 74th Field Regiment
– 90th Field Regiment
– 124th Field Regiment
– 102nd Anti-Tank Regiment : Btry 99, 288
– 25th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment : Btry 82

Divisional Engineers
– 6th Assault Regiment
– 233rd Field Company
– 295th Field Company
– 505th Field Company
– 235th Field Park Company

Divisional R.A.S.C (Royal Army Service Corps)
– 346th Field Company
– 508th Field Company
– 522nd Field Company
– 524th Divisional Company

Divisional R.E.M.E
(Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers)
– 69th Infantry Brigade Workshop
– 151st Infantry Brigade Workshop
– 231st Infantry Brigade Workshop

6th Battalion Border Regiment

47 Royal Marine Commando : Lieutenant-Colonel C. F. Phillips

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