11th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)


11th Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 11th Armoured Brigade was a 1st Line Territorial Army brigade during the Second World War.

History

It was formed from the 126th Infantry Brigade in 1941 and converted to the 11th Tank Brigade in 1942. The unit was disbanded on 23 November 1943. The brigade was based in the United Kingdom as part of the 42nd Armoured Division.

The brigade was recreated in the early 1970s, as part of 1st Armoured Division in Germany. In 1977, it was converted into "Task Force Bravo".

The brigade title and number was resurrected again in 1981. Until the early 1990s the Brigade was part of the 4th Armoured Division. It seems to have been formed from the disbanding Task Force Golf, and the number may have been picked in memory of the previous 4th Infantry Division's 11th Infantry Brigade.

Component Units during World War II

*107th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps
*110th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps (The Border Regiment)
*111th Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps
*1st Bn, The Highland Light Infantry

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