|63rd Indian Infantry Brigade|
|Branch||British Indian Army|
Brigadier J Wickham|
Brigadier A E Barlow
Brigadier A E Cumming
Brigadier G W S Burton
Brigadier MR Smeeton
The 63rd Indian Infantry Brigade was an Infantry formation of the Indian Army during World War II. It was formed in January 1942, at Jhansi in India and assigned to the 23rd Indian Infantry Division. In March 1942, it was re assigned to the 17th Indian Infantry Division with whom it remained for the rest of the war apart from in May 1942, when it was attached to the 39th Indian Infantry Division.
Formation[edit | edit source]
- 1/11th Sikh Regiment January to August 1942
- 1/10th Gurkha Rifles January to August 1945
- 2/13th Frontier Force Rifles February to July 1942
- 5/17th Dogra Regiment March to June 1942
- 1st Gloucestershire Regiment June 1942 to June 1943
- 1/3rd Gurkha Rifles June 1942 to August 1944
- 7/10th Baluch Regiment January to August 1943 and August 1944 to August 1945
- 1/4th Gurkha Rifles September 1943 to April 1944 and July to August 1944
- 1/16th Punjab Regiment October to December 1943
- 4/12th Frontier Force Regiment March 1944
- 9th Border Regiment August 1944 to August 1945 
References[edit | edit source]
- "63 Indian Brigade". Order of Battle. http://www.ordersofbattle.com/UnitData.aspx?UniX=6168&Tab=Sup. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
- "63 Indian Brigade Units". Order of Battle. http://www.ordersofbattle.com/UnitData.aspx?UniX=6168&Tab=Sub. Retrieved 2009-10-23.
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