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11 SA Armoured Bde

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11 South African Armoured Brigade
08-Feb-43 Formed at Zonderwater, SA


08-Feb-43 Brig JPA Furstenburg

1st Pretoria Regiment 09-Feb-43 08-May-45
Prince Alfred's Guard 09-Feb-43 08-May-45
Special Service Battalion 09-Feb-43 08-May-45
The Kimberley Regiment 09-Feb-43 05-Oct-43 motor battalion
ILH/KimR (Imperial Light Horse/Kimberley Regiment 05-Oct-43 24-Feb-45 motor battalion
4th/13th Frontier Force Rifles 13-Jan-45 08-May-45 motor battalion (attached)

Higher formations served under

6 SA Armoured Division 08-Feb-43 08-May-45


South Africa 08-Feb-43 19-Apr-43

At Sea 19-Apr-43 30-Apr-43

Egypt 30-Apr-43 16-Apr-44

At Sea 16-Apr-44 21-Apr-44

Italy 21-Apr-44 08-May-45

Battles, actions and engagements


ROME 22-May-44 04-Jun-44

Advance to the Tiber 22-May-44 04-Jun-44

Celleno 09-Jun-44 09-Jun-44

Bagnoregio 11-Jun-44 13-Jun-44

TRASIMENE LINE 20-Jun-44 30-Jun-44

AREZZO 04-Jul-44 17-Jul-44

ADVANCE TO FLORENCE 17-Jul-44 10-Aug-44

Paula Line 30-Jul-44 04-Aug-44

GOTHIC LINE 25-Aug-44 22-Sep-44

Monte Porro del Bagno 15-Sep-44 18-Sep-44

Monte Vigese 30-Sep-44 06-Oct-44


17 May 2009


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