16th Indian Brigade
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16 Indian Infantry Brigade
         
1.  end November 1941
  
On arrival in Burma at the end of November 1941, the brigade was part equipped with motor transport and part with mules. The standard of training was low.
Commander
Brig  JK Jones

Units
1st Battalion, 9th  Jat Regiment  (1/9 Jats)
1st Battalion, 7th Gurkha Rifles  (1/7 Gurkhas) (arrived 16-Dec-41)
4th Battalion, 12th   Frontier Force Regiment  (4/12 Frontier Force)

 

 

2.  16 Indian Infantry Brigade at Kawkareik: 20-22 January 1942

Units
1st Battalion, 9th  Jat Regiment (1/9 Jats)
1st Battalion, 7th Gurkha Rifles (1/7 Gurkhas)
4th Battalion, The Burma Rifles (4 Burif) (attached from 2 Burma Brigade Group)
4th Battalion, 12th Frontier Force Regiment (4/12 Frontier Force) (at Moulmein, detached to 2 Burma Brigade Group from 09-Jan-42)

 

24 August 2003

 

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