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77th Infantry Division
Active World War II 1941 - 1944
Country Great Britain
Branch British Army
Type Infantry
Role Home Defense

The 77th Infantry Division was a division of the British Army formed during the Second World War.


This division was formed from the Devon and Cornwall Division on 1 December 1941. It remained in the United Kingdom throughout the war, was converted into a reserve formation in December 1942, and disbanded in September 1944, Divisional HQ taking the number of the recently-disbanded 45th (Holding) Division.


  • Maj.Gen. W.G. Michelmore

Component Units

(upon formation)

203rd Infantry Brigade

209th Infantry Brigade

  • 8th Bn. The Buffs
  • 9th Bn. The Buffs
  • 10th Bn. The Buffs

211th Infantry Brigade

Support Units

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