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2 Armoured Division

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From To Type Notes
15-Dec-1939 15-Dec-1939 Created Divisional HQ formed in the United Kingdom organised with one Heavy Armoured Brigade, one Light Armoured Brigade & Support Group.
14-Apr-1940 14-Apr-1940 Reorganised Division reorganised - Heavy and Light Brigades become Armoured Brigades.
15-Jan-1941 ? 15-Jan-1941 ? Dispersed Division split up in Cyrenaica on L of C duties.
27-Feb-1941 27-Feb-1941 Reduced 1 Armoured Brigade detached to go to Greece.
08-Apr-1941 08-Apr-1941 Surrendered Divisional HQ captured by the Germans at Mechili, Libya. GOC was captured, elements escaped to Tobruk and Egypt.
10-May-1941 10-May-1941 Disbanded Division officially disbanded in Egypt.
Number of Records Returned: 6
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