9th Armoured Division Formation Sign

9th Armoured Division Formation Sign

The head of the giant panda, embroidered in black thread on white wool.
Division remain in the UK, disbanded 1944.

9th Armoured Division

1 December 1940 Divisional Headquarters formed in the United Kingdom.

31 July 1944 Divisional Headquarters disbanded in the United Kingdom.

GOC

4 December 1940 Maj-Gen M. B. Burrows
20 March 1942 Maj-Gen B. G. Horrocks
12 August 1942 Brig J. C. D’Arcy (acting)
8 September 1942 Maj-Gen J. C. D’Arcy

Divisional Troops

Royal Armoured Corps
Inns of Court 23.1.41 – 15.1.43
1 Royal Gloucestershire Hussars 16.1.43 – 10.7.44

Royal Artillery
Royal Horse Artillery
6 12.6.42 – 10.7.44

Field Regiment
141 12.6.42 – 10. 7.44

Anti-Tank Regiments
74 12.6.42 – 6.11.43
92 12.11.43 – 10.7.44

Light Anti-Aircraft Regiments
54 12.6.42 – 2.3.44
150 2.3.44 – 10.7.44

Royal Engineers

Field Squadrons
10 16.3.41 – 24.7.44
11 15.3.41 – 1.3.43
611 1.3.43 – 24.7.44

Field Park Squadron
146 16.3.41 – 25.7.44

Bridging Troop
9 1.10.43 – 25.7.44

Royal Corps of Signals

9 Armoured Division Sigs 1.12.40 – 30. 7.44

Brigades

27 Armoured Brigade 4.12.40 – 11.6.42
28 Armoured Brigade 4.12.40 – 9.7.44
9 Support Group 4.12.40 – 11.6.42
7 Infantry Brigade 12.6.42 – 31.7.44

Higher Formations served under

4 Corps 1.12.40 – 12.10.41
9 Corps 13.10.41 – 12.8.42
Northern Comd 12.8.42 – 25.1.43
8 Corps 25.1.43 – 4.7.43
South-Eastern Comd 4.7.43 – 3.10.43
Eastern Comd 4.10.43 – 18.1.44
2 Corps 19.1.44 – 5.3.44
Northern Comd 6.3.44 – 8.7.44
Eastern Comd 9.7.44 – 30.7.44

Theatres

United Kingdom 1.12.40 – 30.7.44

Author: Mike

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