The 39th Indian Infantry Brigade was formed as an infantry formation under the British Indian Army during the Second World War. It was founded under the administration of the British Empire in India in September 1942 and remained in active military service till the year 1945. The brigade was attached with the 12th Indian Infantry Division. It performed duties on the Lines of Communication and was stationed in Persia.
Formation of 39th Indian Infantry Brigade
The 39th Indian Infantry Brigade was formed by various infantry regiments which are mentioned as follows-
* Bikanir Sadul Light Infantry (May 1943 - October 1944)
* 75th Cavalry Garrison Regiment, Indian Armoured Corps (July 1943 - January 1945)
* 1st Duke of York's Own Skinner's Horse (August 1943 - December 1943)
* 21st King George V's Own Horse (August 1943 - December 1943)
* The Afridi Battalion (January 1944 - January 1945)
* 2/6th Rajputana Rifles (January 1944 - March 1944)
* 25th Sikh Light Infantry (March 1944 - January 1945)
* Jodhpur Sardar Risala (May 1944 - January 1945)
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