32nd Indian Armoured Division

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The 32nd Indian Armoured Division was an armoured division of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in April 1941 as the 2nd Armoured Division and renamed the 32nd in December. It never saw any combat and was broken up to form the 44th Armoured Division in February 1943.[1]

Formation

254th Indian Tank Brigade

255th Indian Tank Brigade

73rd Indian Infantry Brigade

The brigade was formed in July 1942, at Poona in India. The brigade was supposed to be the Infantry brigade component of the 32nd Indian Armoured Division, but was disbanded in April 1943, when the armoured division was disbanded.[2]

Divisional troops

References

  1. The Indian Army 1914-1947 By Ian Sumner, p.25
  2. "73Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19.[permanent dead link]
  3. "73 Infantry Brigade Subordanates". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-19.[permanent dead link]
  4. "32 Indian Armoured Division". Order of Battle. Archived from the original on 2007-07-06. Retrieved 2009-10-15.