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5 Indian Infantry Division

Brigade

From To Nation Subordinate
15-Jun-1940 ? 16-Mar-1941 Indian 10 Indian Infantry Brigade
15-Jun-1940 ? 24-Sep-1940 ? Indian 7 Indian Infantry Brigade
15-Jun-1940 ? 15-Apr-1942 ? Indian 9 Indian Infantry Brigade
12-Oct-1940 20-Jun-1941 Indian 29 Indian Infantry Brigade
16-Oct-1940 07-Jan-1941 Indian Gazelle Force
05-Jan-1941 20-Jan-1941 Indian 5 Indian Infantry Brigade
19-Mar-1941 06-Jun-1942 Indian 10 Indian Infantry Brigade
04-Apr-1941 09-Apr-1941 Indian 7 Indian Infantry Brigade
10-May-1941 22-May-1941 South African 1 South African Infantry Brigade
15-Jul-1941 22-Aug-1941 Indian 29 Indian Infantry Brigade
07-Nov-1941 25-Nov-1941 British 161 Infantry Brigade
26-Nov-1941 15-Mar-1942 ? Indian 161 Indian Infantry Brigade
25-Apr-1942 28-Jun-1942 Indian 29 Indian Infantry Brigade
24-May-1942 05-Jun-1942 Indian 11 Indian Infantry Brigade
14-Jun-1942 18-Jun-1942 Indian 5 Indian Infantry Brigade
15-Jun-1942 ? 07-Feb-1944 Indian 9 Indian Infantry Brigade
19-Jun-1942 27-Jun-1942 French 1 Free French Infantry Brigade
19-Jun-1942 27-Jun-1942 French 2 Free French Infantry Brigade
01-Jul-1942 15-Aug-1942 ? Indian 18 Indian Infantry Brigade Remnants only
13-Jul-1942 31-Aug-1942 Indian 5 Indian Infantry Brigade
20-Jul-1942 09-Sep-1942 Indian 161 Indian Infantry Brigade
30-Nov-1942 03-May-1943 British 7 Armoured Brigade
31-Dec-1942 ? 16-Mar-1944 Indian 161 Indian Infantry Brigade
15-Jul-1943 ? 20-Mar-1944 Indian 123 Indian Infantry Brigade
25-Feb-1944 15-Mar-1945 Indian 9 Indian Infantry Brigade
27-Mar-1944 31-Aug-1945 Indian 123 Indian Infantry Brigade
07-May-1944 22-Jun-1944 Indian 89 Indian Infantry Brigade
22-Jun-1944 16-Mar-1945 Indian 161 Indian Infantry Brigade
15-Aug-1944 19-Dec-1944 Indian Lushai Brigade
24-Mar-1945 31-Aug-1945 Indian 161 Indian Infantry Brigade
25-Mar-1945 29-Mar-1945 Indian 33 Indian Infantry Brigade
01-May-1945 31-Aug-1945 Indian 9 Indian Infantry Brigade

Battalion

From To Nation Subordinate
24-Aug-1940 16-Oct-1941 British 28 Field Regiment RA
15-Sep-1940 ? 15-Apr-1942 ? Indian 1 Duke of York's Own
07-Oct-1940 17-May-1941 British 4 Field Regiment RA
11-Dec-1940 24-Aug-1941 British 144 Field Regiment RA
02-Apr-1941 06-Apr-1941 Indian 21 King George V's Own Horse
15-Apr-1941 ? 15-May-1941 ? Palestine 51 (Palestinian) Commando
06-Nov-1941 08-Sep-1942 British 4 Field Regiment RA
27-Apr-1942 10-May-1942 British 144 Field Regiment RA
18-May-1942 15-Jul-1942 British 3 Field Regiment RA
12-Jul-1942 09-Sep-1942 British 149 Anti-Tank Regiment RA
15-Jul-1942 08-Sep-1942 British 11 Field Regiment RA
11-Aug-1942 26-Apr-1943 British 13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA
15-Aug-1942 ? 15-Mar-1943 ? Indian 5 Anti-Tank Regiment IA
03-Sep-1942 08-Sep-1942 British 32 Field Regiment RA
29-Nov-1942 15-Jun-1943 ? Indian 10 Queen Victoria's Own Frontier Force
11-Jan-1943 17-Apr-1943 British 85 Field Regiment RA
25-Feb-1943 24-Mar-1944 British 4 Field Regiment RA
15-Jun-1943 ? 15-Apr-1944 ? Indian 3/2 Punjab Regiment
19-Jun-1943 19-Jun-1945 British 28 Field Regiment RA
22-Sep-1943 11-Apr-1944 British 56 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment RA
15-Oct-1943 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 24 Mountain Regiment IA
09-Nov-1943 02-Jan-1944 British 136 Field Regiment RA
09-Feb-1944 18-Feb-1944 Indian 5/1 Punjab Regiment
19-Feb-1944 30-Mar-1945 ? Indian MG/12 Frontier Force Regiment
28-Apr-1944 ? 04-Sep-1944 Indian 2/1 Punjab Regiment
26-Jun-1944 30-Sep-1944 British 56 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment RA
28-Jun-1944 10-Jun-1945 British 4 Field Regiment RA
01-Oct-1944 04-May-1945 British 56 Anti-Tank Regiment RA
15-Dec-1944 ? 14-Apr-1945 ? Indian 3/9 Jat Regiment
10-Jan-1945 15-Mar-1945 ? Indian 7/14 Punjab Regiment
15-Jan-1945 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian MG/17 Dogra Regiment
10-May-1945 06-Jul-1945 Indian 7 Light Cavalry
15-May-1945 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 3/9 Jat Regiment
15-Jun-1945 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 4 Field Regiment IA
15-Jun-1945 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 5 Field Regiment IA

Company

From To Nation Subordinate
15-Sep-1940 ? 15-Aug-1941 ? Indian 2 Field Company IE
15-Sep-1940 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 20 Field Company IE
15-Sep-1940 ? 19-Apr-1943 Indian 21 Field Company IE
15-Sep-1940 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 44 Field Park Company IE
15-Nov-1941 ? 15-Oct-1942 ? Indian 2 Field Company IE
15-Jan-1943 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 2 Field Company IE
15-Oct-1943 ? 31-Aug-1945 Indian 74 Field Company IE

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