Lincolnshire County Division

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Lincolnshire County Division
LincolnshireCounty Division Insignia.jpg
Division insignia of the Lincolnshire County Division[1]
Active 24 February 1941-3 December 1941
Country  United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Type Static Division
Role Home Defence

The Lincolnshire County Division was a short-lived formation of the British Army, formed in World War II on 24 February 1941, becoming operational on 27 March. It ceased to function on 25 November and was disbanded on 3 December. It had 204th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home), 205th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home) and 212th Independent Infantry Brigade (Home) under command, was controlled by I Corps and its commanding officer was Major General A. K. Hay.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Cole p59
  2. ^ Joslen p113

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.