Malaya Command

Malaya Command 08-12-1941

Malaya Command- Lieutenant General A. E. Percival, Singapore

Eenheden onder direkte leiding Percival
- 1st  Regiment Bahawalpur Infantry
- Jind Infantry
- Karpurthala Infantry
- 1st Regiment Hyderabad Infantry
- 1st Regiment Mysore Infantry
- 1/15 Bataljon Punjab Regiment



Reserve Malaya Command
12th Indian Infantry Brigade

- 2nd Battalion Argyll & Southerland Highlanders
- 5/2 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 4/19 Battalion Hyderabad Regiment
- 122nd Regiment Fieldartillery RA
- 15th Compagnie Bombay Indian Engineers

Port Dickson, Malakka
Singapore Fortress Singapore
1st Malayan Infantry Brigade
- 2nd Battalion Loyal Regiment
- 1st Battalion Malay Regiment
- 1st Mysore Infantry Battalion (ISF)

2nd Malayan Infantry Brigade
- 1st Battalion Manchester Regiment
- 2nd Regiment Gordon Highlanders
- 2/17 Battalion Dogras Regiment

Singapore Fortress Royal Engineers Brigade
- 30th Fortress Company
- 34th Fortress Company
- 35th Fortress Company
- 41st Fortress Company
Royal Artillery
- 7th Coastal Regiment
- 9th Coastal Regiment
- 16th Defence Regiment
- 3rd (Heavy) AA Regiment
- 35th (Light) AA Regiment
- 1st Indian Regiment HKSRA
- 1st (Heavy) AA HKSRA
- 2nd (Heavy) AA HKSRA
- 3rd (Light) AA HKSRA
Direct onder Simmons
- Jind Infantry Battalion (Indian State Forces)
- Karaputhala Infantry Battalion (ISF)
- 1st Battalion Singapore Straits Volunteer Force (SSVF)
- 2nd Battalion SSVF
- 4th Battalion SSVF
- Armoured Car Comp SSVF
Australian Imperial Forces Corps Kluang, Malakka
8th Australian Infantry Division Kluang, Malakka
22nd Australian Infantry Brigade
- 2/18 Infantry Battalion
- 2/19 Infantry Battalion
- 2/20 Infantry Battalion
Endau, Malakka
27th Australian Infantry Brigade
- 2/26 Infantry Battalion
- 2/29 Infantry Battalion
- 2/30 Infantry Battalion
Kluang, Malakka
Royal Australian Artillery
- 2/10 Regiment Fieldartillery
- 2/15 Regiment Fieldartillery
- 2/4 Regiment Anti Tank Artillery

Royal Australian Engineers
- 2/10 Company RAE
- 2/12 Company RAE
- 2/6 Company (Field Park) RAE

Direct onder Bennett
- 2/4 Machinegun Battalion
- 44th Indian Infantry Brigade met:
- 6/1 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 6/4 Battalion Punjab Regiment
-
7/8 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 45th Indian Infantry Brigade met:
- 4/9 Battalion Jat Regiment
- 13e Madras Battalion
- 5/18 Battalion Royal Garhwal Rifles
- 7/6 Battalion Rajputana Rifles

IIIrd Indian Armycorps Sungei Patani, Malakka

Corps reserve 15th Indian Infantry Brigade
- 1st Battalion Leicester Regiment
- 2/9 Battalion Jat Regiment
- 1/14 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 3/16 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 3rd Battalion Field Park Company Indian Engineers

Jitra, Malakka

Verbindingstroepen
- 1st Perak Battalion FMSVF
- 2nd Selangor Battalion FMSVF
- 3rd Negri Sembilan Battalion FMSVF
- 4th Pahang Battalion FMSVF
- 1st Battalion Light Artillery FMSVF
- Battalion Light Armoured CarsFMSVF

Malakka

Fort Penang
- 5/14 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 3rd Battalion SSVF
- 11th Battalion Coastal Defences RA
- 2rn Battalion AA Indian Artillery

Penang
9th Indian Division Kuala Lumpur, Malakka

Rechtstreeks onder Barstow
- 5th Regiment Field Artillery RA
- 1 batterij  88th Regiment Field Artillery RA
- 80th Anti Tank Regiment RA
- Batterij 272 RA
- 42nd Field Park Company Indian Engineers

8ste Indian Infantry Brigade
- 2/10 Battalion Baluch Regiment
- 3/17 Battalion Dogra Regiment
- 1/13 Battalion Grenswacht Regiment
- 1st Mysore Inf. Battalion (ISF)
- 1st Hyderabad Infantry Regiment
- 21st Battery 22nd Regiment Mountain Artillery RA
- 19th Company Bombay Indian Engineers

Kota Bharu, Malakka

22nd Indian Infantry Brigade
- 5/11 Battalion Sikh Regiment
- 2/18 Battalion Royal Garhwal Rifles
- 2/12 Battalion Borderguard Regiment
- 22nd Company Bombay Indian Engineers

Kuantan, Malakka
11th Indian Division Sungei Patani, Malakka

Rechtstreeks onder Murray-Lyon
- 3rd Regiment Cavalry IA
- 80th Anti Tank Regiment RA

6th Indian Infantry Brigade
- 2nd Battalion East Surrey Regiment
- 1/8 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 2/16 Battalion Punjab Regiment
- 22nd Regiment Mountain Artillery RA
- 17th Regiment Bombay Indian Engeneers

Jitra, Malakka

28th Indian Infantry Brigade
- 2/1 Battalion Gurkha Regiment
- 2/2 Battalion Gurkha Regiment
- 2/9 Battalion Ghurka Regiment

Ipoh, Malakka
Sarawak Force Kuching, Brits Borneo
OC Troop Kersteiland

FMSVF= Federated Malay States Volunteer Forces
HKSRA= Hong Kong Singapore Royal Artillery
ISF= Indian State Force
RA= Royal Artillery
IA= Indian Artillery
RE= Royal Engineers
SSVF= Singapore Straits Volunteer Force

Definitielijst

Brigade
Bestond meestal uit twee of meer Regimenten. Kon onafhankelijk of als een deel van een Divisie dienen. Soms waren ze deel van een Korps in plaats van een Divisie. In theorie bestond een Brigade uit 5.000 - 7.000 man.
Regiment
Onderdeel van een divisie. Een divisie bestaat uit een aantal regimenten. Bij de landmacht van oudsher de benaming van de grootste organieke eenheid van ťťn wapensoort.

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Artikel door:
Wilco Vermeer
Geplaatst op:
13-06-2005
Laatst gewijzigd:
26-09-2009
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