Essex County Division
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|Essex County Division|
Division insignia of the Essex County Division
|Active||18 February – 7 October 1941|
The Essex County Division was a formation of the British Army formed in World War II on 18 February 1941 by the redesignation of the West Sussex County Division. It lasted until 7 October when it was disbanded. It had one commanding officer, Major General J. H. T. Priestman, It was under the command of XI Corps from formation to 22 July and then under GHQ Home Forces.
Organization of the Division in June of 1941:
- 207th Independent Home Infantry Brigade
- 208th Independent Home Infantry Brigade
- 223rd Independent Home Infantry Brigade
- Cole p58
- "Essex County Division". www.ordersofbattle.com. Retrieved 2019-01-20.
- Cole, Howard (1973). Formation Badges of World War 2 Britain, Commonwealth and Empire. London: Arms and Armour Press.
- Joslen, Lt-Col H.F. (1990) [1st. Pub. HMSO:1960]. Orders of Battle, Second World War, 1939–1945. London: London Stamp Exchange. ISBN 0-948130-03-2.
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