29th Indian Infantry Brigade

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29th Indian Infantry Brigade
Active 1941–1945
Country British Raj British India
Allegiance  British Empire
Branch British Raj Red Ensign.svg British Indian Army
Type Infantry
Size Brigade
Engagements East African Campaign
Western Desert Campaign
John Charles Oakes Marriott

The 29th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed on 11 October 1940, by the renumbering of the British 21st Infantry Brigade. It was assigned to the 5th Indian Infantry Division. They took part in the East African Campaign and the Western Desert Campaign and was destroyed on 28 June 1942 during the fighting at Fuka during the First Battle of El Alamein.[1]


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  1. ^ "29 Indian Brigade". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-23. 
  2. ^ "29 Indian Brigade Units". Order of Battle. Retrieved 2009-10-23.