Hampshire County Division

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Hampshire County Division
Hampshire County Division Insignia.jpg
Division insignia of the Hampshire County Division[1]
Active 28 February 1941 - 31 December 1941
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
Type Static Division

The Hampshire County Division was a formation of the British Army, raised in World War II and originally formed on 28 February 1941 by the redesignation of Hampshire Area. In addition to the 214th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home), there were three sub-areas under the command of the division. On 25 November the division ceased to function and the headquarters was disbanded on 31 December. It was commanded by Major General G. J. P. St. Clair and served under V Corps.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cole p58

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.