3rd Infantry Brigade (South Africa)
|3rd South African Infantry Brigade|
|Active||13 Aug 1940 – 1 Jan 1943|
|Allegiance||Union of South Africa|
|Branch||South African Army|
|Disbanded||1 January 1943|
|Commander October 1942||Brig. R.J. Palmer|
The 3rd South African Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the army of the Union of South Africa during World War II. The Brigade formed part of the South African 1st Infantry Division and was formed on 13 August 1940. It served in the Western Desert and was disbanded on 1 January 1943.
- Orpen Vol III Appendix 4
- Orpen, N. War in the Desert: South African Forces World War II: Volume III. 1971, Purnell, Cape Town.
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