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29th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

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Active  1940-1946
Branch  British Army
Size  Brigade
Country  United Kingdom
Type  Armoured
Part of  11th Armoured Division
29th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 29th Armoured Brigade was a Second World War British Army brigade.

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History

Created in 1940 it served mainly with the 11th Armoured Division, notably in the Battle of Normandy and the campaign in Western Europe.

Order of battle

The 29th Armoured Brigade was constituted as follows during the war:

  • 22nd Dragoons (from 30 December 1940 until 8 January 1941)
  • 24th Lancers (from 30 December 1940 until 6 February 1944)
  • 23rd Hussars (from 8 January 1941)
  • 2nd Fife and Forfar Yeomanry (from 7 June 1941)
  • 3rd Royal Tank Regiment (from 6 February 1944)
  • 2nd Battalion, London Rifle Brigade – from 9 to 17 January 1941)
  • 8th Battalion, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) (from 17 January 1941)
  • References

    29th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom) Wikipedia


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