49th West Riding Infantry Division battle order – 1944 – Battle of Normandy

49th (West Riding) Infantry Division

49th Infantry Division West Riding

Battle order – June 1944 – Battle of Normandy

Commander: Major General Sir Evelyn W. Barker

Combat and combat support units

49 Reconnaissance Regiment, RAC

70th Infantry Brigade

– 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

– 11th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

– 12th Battalion Durham Light Infantry

– 1st Battalion Tyneside Scottish

146th Infantry Brigade

– 4th Battalion The Lincolnshire Regiment

– 1/4th Battalion Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

– The Hallamshire Battalion The York and Lancaster Regiment

147th Infantry Brigade

– 1/5th Battalion The West Yorkshire Regiment

– 1/6th Battalion The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

– 1/7th Battalion The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment

– 11th Battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers

– 1st Battalion The Leicestershire Regiment

228, 229, 230, 294, 756, 757 Field Company, RE

231 & 289 Field Park Company, RE

23 Bridging Platoon, RE

49 Divisional Signals, RSC

69, 70, 71, 74, 79, 80, 143, 178, 185 Field Regiment, RA

55, 58, 88 Anti-Tank Regiment, RA

89, 118 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA

2nd Battalion, The Kensington Regiment (M.G.)

49 Royal army Service Corps ( R.A.S.C )

 

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