1st Infantry Brigade (South Africa)

1st Infantry Brigade (South Africa)

East African Campaign (World War II)
  • British Somaliland
  • Keren
  • Amba Alagi
  • Gondar
Western Desert Campaign
  • Invasion of Egypt
  • Compass
  • Bardia
  • Kufra
  • Sonnenblume
  • Bardia raid
  • Tobruk
  • Brevity
  • Skorpion
  • Battleaxe
  • Flipper
  • Crusader
  • Gazala
    • Bir Hakeim
  • 1st Alamein
  • Alam Halfa
  • Agreement
  • 2nd Alamein
  • El Agheila

The South African 1st Infantry Brigade was an infantry brigade of the army of the Union of South Africa during World Wars I and II. During World War I, the Brigade served as a British formation in Egypt and on the Western Front, most famously the battle of Delville Wood. It was reactivated at the start of the Second World War as a South African formation and served in East Africa and the Western Desert. The Brigade was finally disbanded on 1 January 1943.

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... Honours shown in bold are emblazoned on the regimental colours of the four regiments 1stSouth African InfantryRegiment Agagiya,Egypt 1916 Somme 1916 ...

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