79th (GB) Armoured Division battle order – 1944 – Battle of Normandy

79th Armoured Division

79th Armoured Division

Battle order – June 6th, 1944 – Battle of Normandy

Commander: Major General George Roberts

1st Assault Brigade and Assault Park Squadron RE (AVRE)

149 Assault Park Squadron, RE

5th Assault Regiment RE
– 26 Assault Squadron, RE
– 77 Assault Squadron, RE
– 79 Assault Squadron, RE
– 80 Assault Squadron, RE

6th Assault Regiment RE
– 81 Assault Squadron, RE
– 82 Assault Squadron, RE
– 87 Assault Squadron, RE
– 284 Assault Squadron, RE

42nd Assault Regiment RE
– 16 Assault Squadron, RE
– 222 Assault Squadron, RE
– 557 Assault Squadron, RE
– 617 Assault Squadron, RE

30th Armoured Brigade (Sherman Crab)

22nd Dragoons

2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons)

1st Lothian and Border Horse

 

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