76th Infantry Division (United Kingdom)
|76th Infantry Division|
Formation sign of the 76th Infantry Division
|Active||World War II
18 November 1941 - 1 September 1944
It was converted from the Norfolk County Division on 18 November 1941. It then became a reserve division and was finally disbanded on 1 September 1944. This division remained in Great Britain throughout its service.
The Division had the following Commanders
- Maj.Gen. W.M. Ozanne (18 November 1941 - 20 December 1943)
- Maj.Gen. C.B. Callander (21 December 1943 - 12 March 1944)
- Maj.Gen. J.E. Utterson-Kelso (13 March 1944 - 1 September 1944)
The following units served with the division on its formation.
- 13th Bn, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment
- 14th Bn, The South Staffordshire Regiment
- 9th Bn, The Royal Berkshire Regiment
- 7th Bn, The Royal Norfolk Regiment
- 9th Bn, The Royal Norfolk Regiment
- 9th Bn, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
- 8th Bn, The Lincolnshire Regiment
- 8th Bn, The Leicestershire Regiment
- 11th Bn, The Royal Scots Fusiliers
- 52nd Field Regiment R.A.
- 53rd Field Regiment R.A.
- 56th Anti Tank Regiment R.A.
- 591st Field Company R.E.
- 757th Field Company R.E.
- Cole p48
- Joslen p99
- Cole H (1973) Formation Badges of World War 2. Britain, Commonwealth and Empire. Arms and Anchor Press SBN 85368 078 7
- Joslen Lt. Col. H F Orders of Battle. Second World War 1939-1945 Naval and Military Press ISBN 9781843424741
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