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9th (Highland) Infantry Division
Country United Kingdom
Branch Territorial Army
Service history
Active 1939-1940
Commanders Maj.Gen.Sir Alan Cunningham

The 9th (Highland) Infantry Division was a second line Territorial Army formation at the beginning of the Second World War. After the surrender of the 51st Highland Division in 1940, the 9th Division, a replica of the 51st Division, was reorganised as the new 51st (Highland) Infantry Division. It carried on the great fighting history of Highland military units and fought in North Africa, Sicily and North-West Europe.

Formation (1939)Edit

26th Infantry BrigadeEdit

27th Infantry BrigadeEdit

28th Infantry BrigadeEdit

Support UnitsEdit


  • 126th Field Regt, Royal Artillery
  • 127th Field Regt, Royal Artillery
  • 128th Field Regt, Royal Artillery
  • 61st Anti-Tank Regt, Royal Artillery


  • 274th Field Coy, Royal Engineers
  • 275th Field Coy, Royal Engineers
  • 276th Field Coy, Royal Engineers
  • 277th Park Coy, Royal Engineers

General Officers CommandingEdit

Commanders included:[1]

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