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The 179th (2/4th London) Brigade was a formation of the British Army during the First World War. It was assigned to the 60th (2/2nd London) Division and served in the Middle East. Raised by Colonel, later Brigadier-General, Ned Baird.


All battalions of the London Regiment as follows:[1]

  • 2/13th (County of London) Battalion (Kensington)
  • 2/14th (County of London) Battalion (London Scottish)
  • 2/15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales's Own Civil Service Rifles)
  • 2/16th (County of London) Battalion (Queen's Westminster Rifles)
  • 179th Machine Gun Company
  • 179th Trench Mortar Battery

In June 1918 three battalions (2/14th, 2/15th and 2/16th) were replaced by


  1. ^ "60th (2/2nd London) Division". The Long Long Trail. Retrieved 16 January 2012.