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The 18th Infantry Brigade was a British Army brigade during the Second World War.


Originally designated as Cairo Area and 18th Infantry Brigade it ceased to exist when in May 1940 it was absorbed by HQ Cairo Sub-Area.

In July 1943 the Brigade was reformed from British 7th Motor Brigade as the 18th Lorried Infantry Brigade. It was disbanded in Italy on 1 January 1945. It was part of the 1st Armoured Division.


  • Brig. O.H. Tidbury
  • Brig. M.D. Erskine
  • Brig. A.D. McKechnie

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