North-West Europe campaign of 1940
North-West Europe campaign of 1940 is a battle honour given to several regiments in the British Army. It refers to the land campaign starting with the invasion of France in May 1940, and ending with the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk and other ports.
List of unitsEdit
The following units were awarded the battle honour,
- East Lancashire Regiment
- South Lancashire Regiment
- The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire)
- Duke of Wellington's Regiment
- Grenadier Guards
- South Staffordshire Regiment (1944)
- Gloucestershire Regiment
- Coldstream Guards
- West Yorkshire Regiment
- 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
- Royal Dragoon Guards
- Battle Honours, Lancashire Infantry Museum, accessed and archived 30 June 2019.
- Regimental Battle Honours, The Duke of Wellington’s Regiment (West Riding) Regimental Association, accessed and archived 21 July 2019.
- Honorary Distinctions or Battle Honours, Grenadier Guards Association, East Kent Branch, accessed and archived 21 July 2019.
- Battle honours of the Staffordshire Regiment, The Staffordshire Regiment Museum, accessed and archived 22 July 2019.
- Battle Honours The Gloucestershire Regiment 28th LXI, accessed 9 August 2019 and archived 31 August 2018.
- Lewis Pearce, "Battle honours", appx. A in, Julian Paget, Second to None: The History of the Coldstream Guards 1650 2000, Pen and Sword, 2000 ISBN 9781783379392.
- Unit History: West Yorkshire Regiment, Forces War Records, accessed and archived 10 August 2019.
- Detailed history of 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards, 1st The Queen's Guards Regimental Association, archived 6 October 2018.
- Battle Honours of The Royal Dragoon Guards, Museum of The Royal Dragoon Guards, accessed and archived 10 August 2019.