Nowshera Brigade

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Nowshera Brigade
Active 1939–1945
Country  India
Allegiance  British Empire
Branch British Raj Red Ensign.svg Indian Army
Type Infantry
Size Brigade
Brigadier Sir Harold Alexander
Brigadier HH Rich
Brigadier GGC Bull
Brigadier EW Langlands
Brigadier RG Ekin

The Nowshera Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in September 1939, for service on the North West Frontier. It was normal practice for newly formed battalions to be posted to the North West Frontier for service before being sent to Africa, Burma or Italy.[1]


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