30th Indian Infantry Brigade
|30th Indian Infantry Brigade|
|Active||January 1943 – August 1943|
|Branch||British Indian Army|
|Service||World War II|
The 30th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Indian Army that saw active service in the Indian Army during World War II. It served as a lines of communications formation in Iraq.
The 30th Indian Infantry Brigade was formed on 15 January 1943, by the redesignation of HQ Baghdad Line of Communications Sub Area to conform with the reorganization of Paiforce. It formed part of 2nd Indian Infantry Division and was converted into HQ 2nd Indian Infantry Division in August 1943.
Order of battle
- 21st King George V's Own Horse (15 January 1943 to 14 February 1943)
- 2nd Hyderabad Infantry, I.S.F. (15 January 1943 to 14 May 1943)
- 30th Brigade Signals Section
The 30th Brigade had the following commanders in the Second World War:
|January 1943||Brigadier||T.R. Henry|
|February 1943||Colonel||G.I. Blight|
- Kempton, Chris (2003b). 'Loyalty & Honour', The Indian Army September 1939 – August 1947. Part II Brigades. Milton Keynes: The Military Press. ISBN 0-85420-238-2.
- "30 Indian Brigade". Orders of Battle.com.