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 formed 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 under command of II Corps and was commanded by Major General W. M. Ozanne and its constituent infantry brigades were:

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

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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.