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45th Infantry Division
Active Second World War
Country Great Britain
Branch Territorial Army
Type Infantry

The 45th Infantry Division was a 2nd Line Territorial Army division during the First and Second World Wars. It was a duplicate of the 43rd (Wessex) Infantry Division.

The division was first formed as the 2nd Wessex Division of the Territorial Force in 1914-1915. It became the 45th (2nd Wessex) Division in 1915.

During World War II, the division was active in Great Britain throughout its service. It was placed on a lower establishment on 1 December 1941, and finally disbanded on 30 August 1944. The division did not see active service during the war.

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(as at 7 September 1939, when the division became operational)[1][2]

134th Infantry Brigade[edit | edit source]

135th Infantry Brigade[edit | edit source]

136th Infantry Brigade[edit | edit source]

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