21st Army Group – August 1944

21st Army Group – August 1944

Battle of Normandy

August 1st, 1944

On this page, find the complete battle order of the 21st Army Group dated August 1, 1944. You also have access to the battle order of these units.

21st Army Group

General Sir Bernard L. Montgomery

1st Canadian Army

General Henry “Harry” Crerar

  I Corps: Lieutenant General John Crocker

Drapeau anglais  3rd Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais  6th Airborne Division

Drapeau anglais 49th Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais 59th Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais  4th Army Group, Royal Artillery
150th (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Field Regiment, RA
53rd (London) Medium Regiment, RA (209 & 210 (London) Batteries)
65th Medium Regiment, RA (222 Fraserborough & 223 Banffshire Batteries)
68th Medium Regiment, RA (212 & 233 Batteries)
79th (Scottish Horse) Medium Regiment, RA
51st (Lowland) Heavy Regiment, RA

Drapeau anglais  Corps Troops

  II Corps (Canada): Lieutenant General Guy Simonds

Drapeau canadien de 1944  2nd Infantry Division

Drapeau canadien de 1944  3rd Infantry Division

Drapeau canadien de 1944  4th Armoured Division

Drapeau polonais  1st Armoured Division

Drapeau anglais  51st Infantry Division

Drapeau canadien de 1944  2nd Armored Brigade

Drapeau anglais  33rd Armored Brigade (from August 1944, operation Totalize)

Drapeau hollandais  Royal Brigade of Motorized Infantry of the Netherlands “Princess Irene”

Drapeau canadien de 1944  No. 2 Army Group Royal Canadian Artillery
19th Army Field Regiment, RCA
3rd Medium Regiment, RCA
4th Medium Regiment, RCA
7th Medium Regiment, RCA

Drapeau canadien de 1944 “E” Squadron, 25th Canadian Armoured Delivery Regiment (The Elgin Regiment), Canadian Armoured Corps

Drapeau canadien de 1944  Corps Troops

2nd British Army

Lieutenant General Sir Miles C. Dempsey

  VIII Corps: Lieutenant General Sir Richard O’Connor

Drapeau anglais  Guards Armoured Division

Drapeau anglais  11th Armoured Division

Drapeau anglais  15th (Scottish) Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais  6 Guards Tank Brigade

Drapeau anglais  8th Army Group, Royal Artillery
25th Field Regiment, RA
61st (Caernarvon & Denbigh Yeomanry) Medium Regiment, RA
63rd Medium Regiment, RA
77th (Duke of Lancaster’s Own Yeomanry) Medium Regiment, RA
53rd (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Heavy Regiment, RA

Drapeau anglais  Corps Troops

  XII Corps: Lieutenant General Neil Ritchie

Drapeau anglais  43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais  53rd (Welsh) Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais  3rd Army Group, Royal Artillery
6th Field Regiment, RA
13th Medium Regiment, RA
59th (4th West Lancashire) Medium Regiment, RA
67th Medium Regiment, RA
72nd Medium Regiment, RA
59th (Newfoundland) Heavy Regiment, RA

Drapeau anglais Corps Troops

  XXX Corps: Lieutenant General Bucknall & Lieutenant-General Horrocks

Drapeau anglais  50th Infantry Division

Drapeau anglais  7th Armoured Division

Drapeau anglais  8th Army Group, Royal Artillery
4th Royal Horse Artillery
7th Medium Regiment, RA
64th Medium Regiment, RA
84th (Sussex) Medium Regiment, RA
121st (West Riding) Medium Regiment, RA
52nd (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Heavy Regiment, RA

Drapeau anglais  Corps Troops