23rd Indian Infantry Brigade

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23rd Indian Infantry Brigade
Active 1941–1947
Country British India
Allegiance British Crown
Branch British Indian Army
Size Brigade
Engagements Burma Campaign
Punjab Boundary Force
Commanders
Notable
commanders
23rd Brigade
Brigadier A V Hammond
123rd Brigade
Brigadier T j W Winterton
Brigadier G C Evans
Brigadier E J Denholm-Young

The 23rd Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry formation of the Indian Army from 1941 to at least 1947. The brigade was formed in February 1941, at Loralai in India and in June 1941, assigned to the 14th Indian Infantry Division. In March 1942, the brigade was assigned to the 23rd Indian Infantry Division, just before being renumbered 123rd Indian Infantry Brigade. As the 123rd the brigade served in the Burma Campaign with not only the 23rd but with the 14th again and the 5th Indian Infantry Division.[1]

As 123rd Indian Brigade, the brigade served with the Punjab Boundary Force during the Partition of India in 1947.

Formation[edit]

23rd Indian Infantry Brigade[edit]

123rd Indian Infantry Brigade[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "23 Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  2. ^ "23 Infantry Brigade Subordanates". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19. 
  3. ^ "123 Infantry Brigade Subordanates". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19.