British Brigade Short Titles

RAF Fighter Forces

BrigadeShort Title
60 Fighter Wing60fw
60 Squadron60w
61 Squadron61w

RAF Bomber Forces

BrigadeShort Title
70 Bomber Wing70bw
75 Squadron (CAS Brigade)75w
76 Squadron (CAS Brigade)76w
70 Squadron (Bomber Brigade)70w
52 Squadron (Bomber Brigade)52w

BEF Ground Forces

BrigadeShort Title
8th Infantry Brigade8ib
9th Infantry Brigade9ib
51. Highland 2. Brigade51hd2ib
51. Highland 3. Brigade51hd3ib
4th Infantry Brigade4ib
5th Infantry Brigade5ib
Special Air Servicesas
3rd Commandos3ib

BEF Armoured Forces

BrigadeShort Title
33rd Tank Brigade (Armoured)33ab
51. Highland 1. Brigade (Armored)51hd1ab
2nd Armoured Brigade (Armoured)2ab
1st Guards Brigade (Armoured)1gb

BEF HQ ARMY Supply Division

BrigadeShort Title
3rd Infantry Division3id
51. Highland Division51hd
2nd Infantry Division2id
1st Infantry Division1id

BEF Paratrooper Forces

BrigadeShort Title
1st Airborne Division1abd
1st Paratroop Brigade1pb
2nd Paratroop Brigade2pb

RN Naval Forces

BrigadeShort Title
37 Destroyer Squadron37ds
38 Destroyer Squadron38ds