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

History[]

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.

Commanders[]

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

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