Lonsdale Force

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1st Airlanding Brigade (United Kingdom) - Operations - Arnhem
... in an ad-hoc formation known as the "Lonsdale Force" after Major Richard Lonsdale who was put in command ... The Lonsdale Force deployed to the south-east of Oosterbeek to defend the division's artillery line ... lay to the north with the remnants of the Staffords forming part of Lonsdale Force in the east ...
Robert Henry Cain - Second World War - Battle of Arnhem - Oosterbeek Perimeter
... Thompson later sent Major Richard Lonsdale to take command of these outlying troops, and throughout Wednesday 20 they weathered strong German attacks before falling back to the main divisional perimeter ... The sector was designated "Thompson Force", but was renamed "Lonsdale Force" when Thompson was wounded the following day ... Lonsdale Force's sector covered the southern end of the eastern perimeter, and Cain was one of three Majors defending this sector of the line ...

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