19th Indian Infantry Brigade

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19th Indian Infantry Brigade
Active 1939–1945
Country British Raj British India
Allegiance  British Empire
Branch British Raj Red Ensign.svg British Indian Army
Type Infantry
Size Brigade
Part of 8th Indian Infantry Division
Engagements Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran
Italian Campaign

The 19th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in October, 1940 at Old Delhi in India and assigned to the 8th Indian Infantry Division. In August 1941, they took part in the Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran. In September 1943, they moved to the Italian Front, coming briefly under command of the 2nd New Zealand Division in November 1943 and the British 1st Infantry Division in December 1943. Apart from those two attachments the brigade remained with the 8th Indian Division for the remainder of the war.[1]


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  1. ^ "19 Indian Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ "19 Indian Brigade Units". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-23.