Norfolk County Division

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Norfolk County Division
Active 24 December 1940 - 18 November 1941
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
Type Static Division

The Norfolk County Division was an infantry division of the British Army during the Second World War named after the County of Norfolk. It was formed on 24 December 1940. On 18 November 1941 it was redesignated as the 76th Infantry Division.

It was commanded by Major General W. M. Ozanne and its constituent brigades were:

9th Bn, The Royal Berkshire Regiment
13th Bn, The Royal Warwickshire Regiment
14th Bn, The South Staffordshire Regiment
7th Bn, The Royal Norfolk Regiment
9th Bn, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
9th Bn, The Royal Norfolk Regiment
8th Bn, The Leicestershire Regiment
8th Bn, The Lincolnshire Regiment
11th Bn, The Royal Scots Fusiliers

It was under the command of II Corps.

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  • Joslen, Lt-Col H.F. (1990) [1st. Pub. HMSO:1960]. Orders of Battle, Second World War, 1939–1945. London: London Stamp Exchange. ISBN 0-948130-03-2.