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9 SA Infantry Brigade
15-Jul-40 Raised at Premier Mine, South Africa
Redesignated 9 SA Armoured Brigade, possibly at the same time 3 SA Infantry Division was redesignated  (04-Apr-42)?


Disbanded sometime near the end of Oct-42?

1st Cape Town Highlanders 06-Nov-40 06-Jan-41
1st Pretoria Highlanders Nov-40 26-Sep-41
1st Regiment Botha Sep-40 Nov-40

Jan-41 Oct-41
2nd Natal Mounted Rifles 23-Nov-40 Apr-41
2nd Pretoria Regiment Sep-40 Oct-40
2nd Rand Light Infantry Feb-41 Oct-41
2nd Royal Natal Carabineers 09-Sep-40 03-Oct-40
2nd Transvaal Scottish 04-Sep-40 21-Nov-40
Die Middllandse Regiment 01-Jul-40 22-Mar-41
Regiment President Steyn 15-Jul-40 22-Nov-40
Regiment Westelike Provinsie 01-Jul-40 01-Sep-40
The First City Regiment Apr-41 Oct-41
Special Service Battalion 07-Oct-42 01-Nov-42 to AFV Training
   Centre, Kafferskraal

Higher formations served under

3 South African Infantry Division 23-Oct-40 04-Apr-42

3 South African Armoured Division 04-Apr-42 Oct-42 ?


South Africa 01-Jul-40 Oct-42 ?

with thanks to David A Ryan for additional details


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