The Pegasus Archive War Diary Collection


6th Airborne Division


Divisional Headquarters

    Divisional Headquarters

    Headquarters, Royal Engineers

    Headquarters, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

    Headquarters, Royal Army Medical Corps


3rd Parachute Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

    8th Parachute Battalion

    9th Parachute Battalion

    3rd Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

    3rd Parachute Squadron, RE

    224th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


5th Parachute Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    7th Parachute Battalion

    12th Parachute Battalion

    13th Parachute Battalion

    4th Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

    591st Parachute Squadron, RE

    225th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


6th Airlanding Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    1st Battalion The Royal Ulster Rifles

    2nd Battalion The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

    12th Battalion The Devonshire Regiment

    249th (Airborne) Field Company, RE

    195th Airlanding Field Ambulance, RAMC


Divisional Units

    53rd (Worcestershire Yeomanry) Airlanding Light Regiment, RA

    6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment

    22nd Independent Parachute Company

    6th Airborne Divisional Signals

    286th (Airborne) Field Park Company, RE

    6th (Airborne) Divisional Workshops, REME

    6th (Airborne) Divisional Ordnance Field Park, RAOC

    398th Composite Company, RASC

    716th Light Composite Company, RASC

    6th (Airborne) Provost Company, CMP

    6th (Airborne) Divisional Postal Unit


Attached Units

    Headquarters, The Glider Pilot Regiment

    No.1 Wing, The Glider Pilot Regiment

    No.2 Wing, The Glider Pilot Regiment


1st Special Service Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    No.3 Commando

    No.4 Commando

    No.6 Commando

    No.45 (Royal Marine) Commando

    Signal Troop


4th Special Service Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    No.41 (Royal Marine) Commando

    No.46 (Royal Marine) Commando

    No.47 (Royal Marine) Commando

    No.48 (Royal Marine) Commando


Residues (Based in UK)

    Headquarters, RASC

    63rd Composite Company, RASC


2nd British Army


    1st Buckinghamshire Battalion

    2nd Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment

    5th Battalion The Black Watch

    13th/18th Royal Hussars

    60th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA

    65th Medium Regiment, RA

    107th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment

    150th Field Regiment, RA

    191st Field Regiment, RA


Royal Air Force


38 Group

    190 Squadron

    196 Squadron

    295 Squadron

    296 Squadron

    297 Squadron

    298 Squadron

    299 Squadron

    570 Squadron

    620 Squadron

    644 Squadron


46 Group

    48 Squadron

    233 Squadron

    271 Squadron

    512 Squadron

    575 Squadron