The Hong Kong Garrison was a British and Commonwealth force that protected Hong Kong.
This is the garrison of Hong Kong that surrendered in December 1941.
- Commander Hong Kong Garrison - Maj.Gen. Christopher Maltby
- C.O. - Brig. Cedric Wallis
- 2nd Bn, Royal Scots - Lt.Col. Simon E.H.E. White
- 5/7th Bn, Rajput Regiment - Lt.Col. J.C. Cadogan-Rawlinson
- 2/14th Bn, Punjab Regiment - Lt.Col. Gerald Ralph Kidd
Hong Kong BrigadeEdit
- C.O. - Brig. John K. Lawson
- 1st Bn, The Middlesex Regiment (MG Battalion) - Lt.Col. Henry William Stewart
- Winnipeg Grenadiers - Lt.Col. John Louis R. Sutcliff
- Royal Rifles of Canada - Lt.Col. William James Horne
- H.Q. Fortress, Royal Engineers - Lt.Col. R.G.Lamb
- Hong Kong Volunteer Defence Corps - Col. H.Rose
- C.O. Royal Artillery - Col. E.H.M.Clifford
- 8th Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery - Lt.Col. Selby Shaw
- 12th Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery - Lt.Col. Richard J.L.Penfold
- 5th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery - Lt.Col. Frederick Denton Field
- 1st (Hong Kong) Regt. Hong Kong and Singapore Royal Artillery - Lt.Col.John Corbet Yale
Following the Fall of Hong Kong to Japanese forces, most British personnel were captured, others died in the battle. For those able to escape (or later released) from Hong Kong, some managed to re-group in China. The Hong Kong Chinese Regiment and the British Army Aid Group kept the remaining elements of the Garrison alive and help it re-establish the British military after the Liberation of Hong Kong.
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