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Re: XX Corps

From: steve becker
Date: 3/7/2002
Time: 8:29:41 PM
Remote Name: 144.134.24.193

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Mel,

The XX corps was the British Infantry Corps which carried out the 1st phase of the attack on Beersheba 31-10-17.

The Corps was composed of the following troops;

GOC MajGen Chetwode

53rd British Infantry Division (158,159 and 160 Bdes) 60th British Infantry Division (179,180 and 181 Bdes) 74th British Yeomanry Division (229,230 and 231 Bdes)

attached

10th British Infantry Division (29,30 and 31 Bdes) 1/2 county of London Yeomanry Regt XCVI Heavy Artillery Group

S.B


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