List of Component Units of the British 4th Armoured Brigade, World War II

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This is a list of the units that served with the British 4th Armoured Brigade during the Second World War. Many units either served with or were briefly attached to the brigade.

Component Units[edit]

Unit name From To
1st Royal Tank Regiment 3 September 1939 10 April 1940
6th Royal Tank Regiment 3 September 1939 19 January 1941
2nd Royal Tank Regiment 13 October 1940 16 April 1941
4th Royal Tank Regiment 4 May 1941 27 July 1941
5th Royal Tank Regiment 4 May 1941 27 July 1941
31 July 1941 7 June 1942
7th Royal Tank Regiment 4 May 1941 11 July 1941
44th Royal Tank Regiment 1 July 1941 27 July 1941
3rd Royal Tank Regiment 31 July 1941 7 June 1942
1st Royal Tank Regiment 3 June 1942 7 July 1942
6th Royal Tank Regiment 7 June 1942 7 July 1942
8th Royal Tank Regiment 7 June 1942 7 July 1942
44th Royal Tank Regiment 13 July 1943 31 August 1945
50th Royal Tank Regiment 25 August 1943 10 January 1944
7th Hussars 10 April 1940 3 May 1941
8th Hussars 17 April 1941 3 May 1941
8th Hussars 31 July 1941 8 February 1942
1st King's Dragoon Guards 10 November 1941 22 November 1941
8th Hussars 14 February 1942 2 June 1942
4/8th Hussars 14 July 1942 23 November 1942
11th Hussars 16 July 1942 22 November 1942
12th Lancers 18 July 1942 12 September 1942
Royal Scots Greys 16 September 1942 23 November 1942
2nd Derbyshire Yeomanry 4 October 1942 15 November 1942
1st King's Dragoon Guards 3 December 1942 30 April 1943
1st The Royal Dragoons 5 December 1942 21 May 1943
3rd County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) 13 July 1943 28 July 1944
The Royal Scots Greys (2 Dragoons) 27 January 1944 29 April 1945
3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) 29 July 1944 31 August 1945
1st East Riding Yeomanry 14 June 1945 31 August 1945
1st Battalion, The King's Royal Rifle Corps 1 February 1942 7 July 1942
9th Battalion, The Rifle Brigade 18 July 1942 3 August 1942
1st Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 3 August 1942 24 December 1942
2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 24 December 1942 21 May 1943
2nd Battalion, The Kings Royal Rifle Corps 28 September 1943 14 May 1945
1st Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery 9 February 1942 7 July 1942
104th Essex Yeomanry Regiment RHA 13 July 1942 18 July 1942
3rd Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery 9 September 1942 30 April 1943
78th Field Regiment RA 30 April 1943 21 May 1943
3rd Anti-Tank Regiment RHA 18 July 1942 7 September 1942

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