1st Airborne Division

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1st Airborne Division
Datum 31 oktober 1941 - 1945
Land  Storbritannien
Försvarsgren Brittiska armén
Typ flygburen
Storlek Division
Ingående delar 1st Parachute Brigade
4th Parachute Brigade
1st Airlanding Brigade
Smeknamn Red Devils
Kända slag och krig Operation Market Garden
Befälhavare
Framstående befälhavare Frederick Browning
Roy Urquhart
Tjänstetecken
Identifikationssymbol British Airborne Units.svg

1st Airborne Division var en brittisk flygburen division under andra världskriget.

Organisation[redigera | redigera wikitext]

Divisionens organisation

  • '1st Airborne Division GOC Maj.Gen R.Urquhart
  • 1st Parachute Brigade CO Brig G.Lathbury
    • 1st Bn, Parachute Regiment CO Lt.col D.Dobie
    • 2nd Bn, Parachute Regt. CO Lt.col J.Frost
    • 3rd Bn, Parachute Regt. CO Lt.col J.Fitch
    • 1st Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery
    • 16 Parachute Field Ambulance CO Lt.Col E.Townsend
    • 1st Parachute Squadron
  • 4th Parachute Brigade CO Brig S.Hacket
    • 10th Bn, Parachute Regt. CO Lt.col K.Smith
    • 11th Bn, Parachute Regt. CO Lt.col G.Lea
    • 156th Bn, Parachute Regt. CO Lt.col des Voeux
    • 2nd Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA
    • 133 Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC CO Lt.col Alford
    • 4th Parachute Squadron, RE Maj Perkins
  • 1st Airlanding Brigade CO brig Hicks
  • Divisional Units
    • 21st Independent Parachute Company CO Maj B.Wilson
    • 1st Airlanding Light Regiment, RA CO Lt.Col S.Thompson
    • 1 Forward (Airborne) Observation Unit, RA Maj Wight Boycott
    • 1st Airborne Divisional Signals Lt.Col T.C.V.Stephenson
    • 1st Airborne Reconnaissance Squadron CO Maj F.Gough
    • 9th (Airborne) Field Company
    • 261 (Airborne) Field Park Company
    • 250 (Airborne) Light Composite Company
    • 1st (Airborne) Divisional Field Park
    • 1st (Airborne) Divisional Workshops
    • 1st (Airborne) Divisional Provost Company
    • 89th (Parachute) Field Security Section, Intelligence Corps