55th Indian Infantry Brigade

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For the First World War formation, see 55th Indian Brigade.
55th Indian Infantry Brigade
Active 1942–1945
Country British Raj British India
Allegiance  British Empire
Branch British Raj Red Ensign.svg British Indian Army
Type Infantry
Size Brigade
Engagements Burma Campaign
Brigadier J M Hunt
Brigadier P H Gates

The 55th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in India in April 1942 and assigned to the 7th Indian Infantry Division. In July to September 1942, it was attached to the North Western Army. Afterwards the brigade was assigned to the 14th Indian Infantry Division and took part in the Burma Campaign. Apart from a short period in May 1943, the brigade remained with the 14th Division until the end of the war and was 14th Division was allocated as a training division, the brigade was reorganised as a training brigade in June 1943.[1]


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  1. ^ "55 Indian Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ "55 Indian Brigade Units". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-23.