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2nd Motor Machine Gun Brigade:

The Motor Machine Gun Brigades were formed in May and June 1940. They were formed to provide a rapid reaction force to the potential invasion threat.

Date formed:01 June 1940
Date disbanded:10 December 1940 - Reorganised and redesignated as 25th Army Tank Brigade.
Commander:Brigadier T.D. Murray
Units
43rd Royal Tank Regiment01 June 1940 to 09 November 1940
49th Royal Tank Regiment01 June 1940 to 09 December 1940
57th Royal Tank Regiment01 June 1940 to 09 December 1940
11th Royal Tank Regiment22 November 1940 to 09 December 1940
Higher formations served under:
Northern Command (UK)01 June 1940 to 18 July 1940
1 Corps (UK)18 July 1940 to 09 December 1940

Source:

  • Joslen, 1960
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