36th Infantry Brigade (United Kingdom)

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The 36th Infantry Brigade was a British Army formation.This brigade fought in both the First and Second World Wars. The brigade was a 2nd Line Territorial Army brigade.

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World War I[edit]

The 36th Brigade fought throughout the First World War with the 12th Eastern Division on the Western Front.

World War II[edit]

Re-created on 7 October 1939. It fought in the Battle of France in May 1940, as part of the 12th (Eastern) Infantry Division, where it was overrun and dispersed. Reformed on 8 June 1940 it eventually became part of the British 78th Infantry Division serving in the North African Campaign, in Sicily and the Italian Campaign.

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