Guards Armoured Division – Battle order – Normandy 1944

Guards Armoured Division

Battle order – July 1st, 1944 – Battle of Normandy

Commander: Major General Allan Adair

5th Guards Armoured Brigade
– 2nd Battalion, Grenadier Guards
– 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards
– 2nd Battalion, Irish Guards

– 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards (Mechanized)

32nd Guards Brigade
– 5th Battalion, Coldstream Guards
– 3rd Battalion, Irish Guards
– 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards

Divisional Artillery
– 55th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 153rd Field Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 21st Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 75th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery
– 94th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

Royal Engineers
– 14th Field Squadron, Royal Engineers
– 15th Field Squadron, Royal Engineers
– 148th Field Park Squadron, Royal Engineers
– 11th Bridging Troop, Royal Engineers

Signals
– Guards Armoured Division Signals, Royal Corps of Signals

Reconnaissance
– 2nd Household Cavalry Regiment
– 2nd Battalion, The Welsh Guards

Other units
– 1st Independent Machine Gun Company

 

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