|45th Indian Infantry Brigade|
|Branch||British Indian Army|
Battle of Malaya|
Battle of Muar
Battle of Singapore
|Brigadier Herbert Cecil Duncan|
The 45th Indian Infantry Brigade was an Infantry formation of the Indian Army during World War II. The brigade was formed in June 1941, at Ahmednagar in India and assigned to the 17th Indian Infantry Division. It was transferred to Malaya Command in January 1942 where it was virtually destroyed in the Battle of Muar. What was left of the brigade was briefly under command of the Australian 8th Division in February 1942, during the Battle of Singapore and surrendered to the Japanese with the rest of the garrison on 15 February.
Formation[edit | edit source]
- 4/9th Jat Regiment
- 5/18th Royal Garhwal Rifles
- 7/6th Rajputana Rifles
- 2/29th Australian Infantry Battalion
- 2/19th Australian Infantry Battalion 
References[edit | edit source]
- "45 Brigade". Order of Battle. http://www.ordersofbattle.com/UnitData.aspx?UniX=6162&Tab=Uhi. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
- "45 Infantry Brigade Subordinates". Order of Battle. http://www.ordersofbattle.com/UnitData.aspx?UniX=6162&Tab=Sub. Retrieved 2009-10-19.
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