The Brabant village Oisterwijk and Operation Market-Garden

On 3 August 1944 General-Major Colin Muir Barber took over the command off the 15th Scottish Division from General-Major G.H.A. Mac Millan.

 

Commander: Gen. Maj. C.M. Barber

Chief off staf: Lt. Kol. J.N.D. Tyler

Quarter Master General: Lt. Kol. Kingsford Lethbridge

 

 

Infantry Brigades:

 

44e Lowland Infantry Brigade...................................Brig. J.C. Cockburn

8th battalion The Royal Scots.....................................Lt. Kol. P.R. Lane Joynt

6th battalion The Royal Scots Fusiliers........................ Lt. Kol. I. Mackenzy

6th battalion The King's Own Scottish Borderers............Lt. Kol. C.W.P. Richardson

 

46th Highland Infantry Brigade..................................Brig. R.M. Villiers

9th battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)..................Lt. Kol. Sir Edw. M.A Bradfort

2nd battalion Glasgow Highlanders..............................Lt. Kol. P.U. Campell

7th battalion Seaforth Highlanders..............................Lt. Kol. P.M. Hunt

 

227th Highland Infantry Brigade................................Brig. E.C. Colville

10th battalion Highland Light Infantry.........................Lt. Kol. D.R. Morgan

2nd battalion Gordon Highlanders................................Lt. Kol. J.R. Sinclair

2nd battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders............Lt. Kol. J.W. Tweedie

 

Machinegun battalion:

 

1st battalion The Middlesex Regiment Divisional

Machine Gun Battalion

 

Reconnaissance unit:

 

15th Scottish Reconnaissance Regiment.....................Lt. Kol. J.A. Grant-Peterkin

 

Tank brigade:

 

6th Guards Tank Brigade...........................................Brig. G.L. Verney

4th Tank Grenadiers Guards......................................Lt. Kol. H.R.H. Davies

4th Tank Coldstream Guards.....................................Lt. Kol. N.W. Gwatkin

3rd Tank Scots Guards..............................................Lt. Kol. The Hon. H.K.M. Kindersley

 

Artillery:

 

brig. R. Hilton

131st Field Regiment...............................................Lt. Kol. J.M. Hailey

181st Field Regiment...............................................Lt. Kol. R.B.W. Bethel

190th Field Regiment...............................................Lt. Kol. R.J. Streatfield

119th L. Anti-Aircraft Regiment.................................Lt. Kol. J.F. Young

97th Anti-Tank Regiment..........................................Lt. Kol. K.L. Beddington

102nd Anti-Tank Regiment........................................Lt. Kol. R.W. Yelf

 

Mechanical troops:

 

Royal Engineers......................................................Lt. Kol. R.K. Miller

20th  field company.

278th field company.

279th field company.

624th field park company.

 

Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME)........Lt. Kol. R.H.H. Gardiner

 

44th Lowland inf. brig. Workshops

46th Highland inf. brig. Workshops

227th Highland inf. brig. Workshops

15th inf. Troops workshop

 

Signal corps:

 

Royal Corps on Signals

15th Scottish division signals...................................Lt. Kol. F.C. Seel

 

Service Corps:

 

Royal Army Service Corps-RASC................................Lt. Kol. K.M. Whitworth

 

62nd comp.

238th comp.

284th comp.

399th comp.

 

Medical service:

Royal Army Medical Corps-RAMC...............................Kol. D.L. Kerr

153rd field ambulance..............................................Lt. Kol. W.A.M. Scott

193rd field ambulance..............................................Lt. Kol. B.B. Macfarlane

194th field ambulance..............................................Lt. Kol. F.W.A. Warren

22nd field dressing station........................................Maj. A.M. George

23rd field dressing station........................................Maj. I.B. Rees-Robberts

40th field hygienic section........................................Maj. P.J.H. Clarke

 

Military police:

 

15e Scottish divisional provost company..................Maj. M.C. Chittock

 

Ordnance:

 

Royal Army Ordnance Corps-RAOC.............................Lt. Kol. F.W.S. Walker

15th Ordnance Field Park

305th ML. BU. Section

 

Counter Mortar Staff

 

Spiritual care:

 

39th field service station..........................................Rev. W.M. Maxwell

 

Canadian army:

 

1st Canadian Army

1st Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment (Kangaroos)

 

Overview 15th Scottish Division

Overzicht 15th Scottich Division