|49th Indian Infantry Brigade|
|Branch||British Indian Army|
|Commanders|| Brigadier R D Whitehill|
Brigadier W B Thomas
Brigadier F A Esse
Brigadier C H B Rodham
Brigadier A W S Mallaby
The 49th Indian Infantry Brigade was an infantry formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in October 1941 at Bolarum in India. It was assigned to the 19th Indian Infantry Division. The brigade fought in the Burma Campaign and moved between a number of infantry divisions. It was with the 14th Indian Infantry Division between March and May-1942, the 23rd Indian Infantry Division between May 1942 and March 1944, the 17th Indian Infantry Division between March and April 1944 and the served with the 23rd Division until the end of the war. The Brigade is currently a reserve formation on the Western Front.
- 1/17th Dogra Regiment October 1941 to May 1942
- 2/19th Hyderabad Regiment November 1941 to November 1942
- 5/6th Rajputana Rifles November 1941 to August 1945
- Kalibahadur Regiment, Nepal May to September 1942
- Shere Regiment, Nepal May to September 1942
- 4/5th Mahratta Light Infantry June 1942 to August 1945
- 6/5th Mahratta Light Infantry November 1942 to August 1945
- 9/12th Frontier Force Regiment May 1944 
- ↑ "49 Indian Brigade". Order of Battle. http://www.ordersofbattle.com/UnitData.aspx?UniX=6166&Tab=Su. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
- ↑ "49 Indian Brigade Units". Order of Battle. http://www.ordersofbattle.com/UnitData.aspx?UniX=6166&Tab=Sub. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
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