Ninth Army (United Kingdom)
|Active||World War II
1941 - 1945
|Country||United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland|
|Part of||Middle East Command|
|Engagements||World War II|
The Ninth Army was a formation of the British Army during World War II, formed on 1 November 1941 by the re designation of Headquarters, British Troops Palestine and Transjordan. The Ninth Army controlled British and Commonwealth land forces stationed in the eastern Mediterranean.
One of the formations that served under both Headquarters British Troops Palestine and Transjordan and Ninth Army was 1st Cavalry Division, which became 10th Armoured Division on 1 August 1941. Among other formations under British Troops Palestine and Transjordan were 7th Infantry Division, 8th Infantry Division (1939-1940), HQ Jerusalem Area (03-Sep-1939 - 31-Oct-1941), HQ Lydda Area (03-Sep-1939 31-Oct-1941), and HQ British Troops Cyprus (15-Jan-1940 31-Dec-1941).
- General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson (October 1941 – September 1942)
- Lieutenant-General Sir William George Holmes (September 1942 - February 1945)
- "HQ British Troops Palestine and Transjordan". Retrieved 2008-12-14.
- "History and Commanders of 9 Army [British Commonwealth]". Retrieved 2008-12-14.
- "Commanders of the 9th Army". Retrieved 2008-12-14.