The Pegasus Archive War Diary Collection


6th Airborne Division


Divisional Headquarters

    Divisional Headquarters

    Headquarters, Royal Artillery

    Headquarters, Royal Engineers

    Headquarters, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

    Headquarters, Royal Army Service Corps

    Headquarters, Royal Army Medical Corps


3rd Parachute Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    1st Canadian Parachute Battalion

    8th Parachute Battalion

    9th Parachute Battalion

    3rd Parachute Squadron, RE

    224th Parachute Field Ambulance, RAMC


5th Parachute Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    7th Parachute Battalion

    12th Parachute Battalion

    13th Parachute Battalion

    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 Field Company, RE

    195th Airlanding Field Ambulance, RAMC


Divisional Units

    53rd (Worcestershire Yeomanry) Airlanding Light Regiment, RA

    2nd Airlanding Anti-Tank Regiment, RA

        3rd Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

        4th Airlanding Anti-Tank Battery, RA

    6th Airborne Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment

    6th Airborne Divisional Signals

    22nd Independent Parachute Company

    286th (Airborne) Field Park Company, RE

    63rd Composite Company, RASC

    398th Composite Company, RASC

    716th Light Composite Company, RASC

    6th (Airborne) Divisional Workshops, REME

    6th (Airborne) Divisional Ordnance Field Park, RAOC

    6th (Airborne) Divisional 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


6th Guards (Tank) Brigade

    Brigade Headquarters

    3rd (Tank) Battalion The Scots Guards

    4th (Tank) Battalion The Coldstream Guards

    4th (Tank) Battalion The Grenadier Guards

    229th Company (Tank Brigade), RASC


2nd British Army


    6th Field Regiment, RA

    25th Field Regiment, RA

    63rd Anti-Tank Regiment, RA

    10th Survey Regiment, RA

    15th (Scottish) Reconnaissance Regiment

    44th Battalion The Royal Tank Regiment

    Inns of Court Regiment

    The Royal Scots Greys

    100th Field Company, RE

    19th (General Transport) Company, RASC

    104th (Army Transport) Company, RASC

    648th (Army Transport) Company, RASC


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

    437 (RCAF) Squadron

    512 Squadron

    575 Squadron