115th Indian Infantry Brigade

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115th Infantry Brigade
Active 1943–
1971–Present
Country  British India
 India
Branch  British Indian Army
 Indian Army
Part of 36th Infantry Division
Garrison/HQ Dhana, Madhya Pradesh (2001)
Engagements World War II

The 115th Indian Infantry Brigade is an infantry formation of the Indian Army. It was initially formed during World War II, in September 1943, as a training brigade of the 39th Indian Infantry Division.[1]

Its composition included the 14th Gurkha Rifles Training Battalion, the 38th Gurkha Rifles Training Battalion, the 56th Gurkha Rifles Training Battalion, and the 710th Gurkha Rifles Training Battalion.[2]

In 1971 it was part of the 36th Division. In the late 1980s the brigade took part in the Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka. As of 2001, the brigade, as part of the reformed 36th Division, a Reorganised Army Plains Infantry Division (RAPID), was located at Dhana.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "115 Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  2. ^ "115 Infantry Brigade Subordanates". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  3. ^ Mandeep Bajwa and Ravi Rikhye, Indian Army RAPID Divisions Archived 2010-11-28 at the Wayback Machine., February 11, 2001

Further reading[edit]

  • Richard A. Renaldi and Ravi Rikhe, 'Indian Army Order of Battle,' Orbat.com for Tiger Lily Books: A division of General Data LLC, ISBN 978-0-9820541-7-8, 2011