219th Brigade (United Kingdom)
|219th Infantry Brigade|
|Active||November 1916–8 April 1918
26 October 1940-11 December 1942
|Role||Training and Home Defence|
World War I
The following infantry battalions served in 219 Bde during World War I:
- 8th (Home Service) Battalion, Dorsetshire Regiment, disbanded by 3 December 1917.
- 13th (Home Service) Battalion, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, formed 4 December 1916, disbanded March or August 1918.
- 45th Provisional Battalion, became 28th Battalion, Manchester Regiment on 1 January 1917, disbanded 29 March or August 1918.
- 267th Graduated Battalion, became 52nd (Graduated) Battalion, King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) on 26 October 1917, moved to 208th (2nd Norfolk and Suffolk) Brigade March 1918.
On 21 December 1917 orders were issued to break up 73rd Division. Disbandment began in January 1918 and its last elements disappeared on 8 April 1918.
World War II
The following units served in 219 Bde: 
- 15th Battalion Queen's Regiment (until 27 September 1942)
- 11th Battalion Buffs (until 3 November 1941)
- 11th Battalion East Surrey Regiment (renamed 2nd Bn 27 May 1942, replacing Regular battalion captured in the Malayan Campaign, left 18 September 1942)
- 10th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment (until 21 September 1942)
- 16th Battalion Royal Fusiliers (18 September–1 December 1942)
- 9th Battalion Essex Regiment (18 November 1941–30 November 1942)
- 8th Battalion Buffs (29 September–30 November 1941)
The following officers commanded 219 Bde:
- Brig I.T.P. Hughes
- Brig H.S. Brown (from 5 May 1941)
- Brig D.C. Pullen-Brown (from 9 June 1941)
- Brig G.P. Harding (from 19 November 1941)
- Brig A Low (from 26 August 1942)
219th Independent Infantry Brigade (the suffix 'Home' was dropped on 1 December 1941) was attached to divisions of XII Corps – 43rd (Wessex) Division, its duplicate 45th Division, and 44th (Home Counties) Division at various times. The brigade was disbanded on 11 December 1942. 
- Lt-Col H.F. Joslen, Orders of Battle, United Kingdom and Colonial Formations and Units in the Second World War, 1939–1945, London: HM Stationery Office, 1960/Uckfield: Naval & Military, 2003, ISBN 1843424746.