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The 54th Division was a first-line Territorial Army Division made up of units from Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. It never actually served overseas despite being absorbed into L. of C. 21st Army Group.

 

The Division relieved the 15th Scottish Division during November 1941. It comprised of:

 

198th  Infantry Brigade – Lowestoft area

162nd Infantry Brigade – Kessingland to Southwold

163rd Infantry Brigade – Walberswick to Aldebrugh

202nd Infantry Brigade – Orford to Felixstowe

References:

 

Heraldry In War – Formation Badges 1939-45, Lt.-Col. H.N Cole, O.B.E, Gale & Polden, 1946

 

54th Division papers, NRA

 

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