53ème division d’infanterie britannique Welsh – Bataille de Normandie

53ème division d’infanterie Welsh britannique

53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division

53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division

Ordre de bataille – Juin 1944 – Bataille de Normandie

Commandant : Major General R. K. Ross

71st Infantry Brigade : Brigadier V. Blomfield
– 1st Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment
– 1st Battalion, Oxford and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry
– 1st Battalion, Highland Light Infantry

158th Infantry Brigade : Brigadier S. O. Jones
– 4th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers
– 6th Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers
– 7th (Merionethshire and Montgomeryshire) Battalion, The Royal Welch Fusiliers

160th Infantry Brigade : Brigadier L. G. Whistler (remplacé le 22 juin par le Brigadier C. F. C. Coleman)
– 2nd Battalion, Monmouthshire Regiment
– 4th Battalion, Welch Regiment
– 1/5th (Glamorganshire) Battalion, The Welch Regiment

Appuis
– 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment (Machine-Gun Regiment)
– 53rd Regiment, Reconnaissance Corps

Artillerie
– 81st Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 83rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 133rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 71st Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery

Génie
– 244th Field Company, Royal Engineers
– 282nd Field Company, Royal Engineers
– 555th Field Company, Royal Engineers

 

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