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3rd 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:23 June 1940
Date disbanded:01 December 1940 - Reorganised and redesignated as 28th Armoured Brigade.
Commander:Brigadier H. Lumsden
5th Dragoon Guards23 June 1940 to 30 November 1940
15th/19th Hussars23 June 1940 to 30 November 1940
1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry23 June 1940 to 30 November 1940
Higher formations served under:
Western Command (UK)23 June 1940 to 18 November 1940
4 Corps (UK)19 November 1940 to 30 November 1940


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