Northumberland County Division

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Northumberland County Division
County Division Northumb.jpg
Formation sign of the Northumberland County Division[1]
Active 24 February 1941-21 December 1941
Country  United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svgBritish Army
Type Static Division
Role Home Defence

The Northumberland County Division was formed on 24 February 1941. It ceased to function on 1 December 1941, and was disbanded on 21 December 1941. It was commanded by Major General R. C. Money and consisted of the 202nd Independent Infantry Brigade (Home), 216th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home) and 225th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home). It was commanded by X Corps until 9 April, IX Corps until 30 November and War Office control from then until disbandment.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cole p59
  2. ^ Joslen p115

Bibliography[edit]

  • Cole, Howard (1973). Formation Badges of World War 2 Britain, Commonwealth and Empire. London: Arms and Armour Press. 
  • 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.