2nd Armoured Brigade (United Kingdom)
|2nd Light Armoured Brigade|
2nd Armoured Brigade
|Engagements||Battle of France|
Battle of El Alamein
Battle of Gazala
The 2nd Armoured Brigade was part of the 1st Armoured Division when it was sent as part of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) to France in 1940. It was evacuated from Brest without its heavy equipment.
After being reformed it was sent in November 1941 to North Africa where it served with the 7th Armoured Division at Gazala, El Alamein and with the 1st Armoured Division in the Tunisia Campaign and Italian Campaign.
Component Units during the Second World WarEdit
- Bright, Joan, ed. (1951). The Ninth Queen's Royal Lancers 1936–1945. Aldershot: Gale & Polden.