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World War II - Unit Directory

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This project has been created to begin documenting the many units, squadrons etc that participated during World War II. When details are sufficient, these units will be connected to the battles that they participated in. Please contact Nathan Cowdrey if you have further information, or would like to participate in these projects.

Australia

  • 1st Armoured Division
  • 2nd Armoured Division
  • 3rd Armoured Division
  • 1st Division
  • 2nd Division
  • 3rd Division
  • 4th Division
  • 5th Division
  • 6th Division
  • 7th Division
  • 8th Division
  • 9th Division
  • 10th Division
  • 11th Division
  • 12th Division

Royal Australian Air Force

- Abbott, Lewis James - Rank: Sergeant; Service No: 400167; Date of Death: 6 Dec 1941; Age: 26; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Canada

  • 1st Canadian Infantry Division
  • 2nd Canadian Infantry Division
  • 3rd Canadian Infantry Division
  • 3rd Canadian Infantry Division (CAOF)
  • 4th Canadian (Armoured) Divison
  • 5th Canadian (Armoured) Division
  • 6th Canadian Infantry Division
  • 6th Canadian Infantry Division (CAPF)
  • 7th Canadian Infantry Division
  • 8th Canadian Infantry Division

Royal Canadian Air Force

  • 40 (R.A.F) Squadron

- Arsenault, Toussaint Joseph - Rank: Flight Sergeant; Service No: R/64553; Date of Death: 6 Dec 1941; Age: 25; Cemetery; Salerno War Cemetery

England

Army Catering Corps

- Adams, Cecil Robert - Rank: Private; Service No: 5830001; Date of Death: 3 Sep 1943; Age: 25; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

British Army

  • King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

British Royal Air Force

Cheshire Regiment

  • 6th Battalion

- Ansell, Charles Henry John - Rank: Lance Corporal; Service No: 6210773; Date of Death: 20 Sep 1943; Age: 25; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery - Angus, George - Rank: Private; Service No: 2379083; Date of Death: 9 Sep 1943; Age: 26; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Corps of Military Police

- Adams, Harry - Rank: Corporal; Service No: 4464727; Date of Death; 12 Sep 1943; Age: 29; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Durham Light Infantry

  • 8th Battalion

- Apps, Albert Pearson - Rank: Private; Service No: 4386185; Date of Death: 23 Sep 1943; Age: 29; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

East Lancashire Regiment

- Allen, Harold - Rank: Lieutenant; Service No: 247145; Date of Death: 10 Sep 1943; Age: 26; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Grenadier Guards

  • 6th Battalion

- Alington, Patrick Cyril Waynflete - Rank: Captain; Service No: 176725; Date of Death: 24 Sep 1943; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery - Armitage, Albert - Rank: Lance Serjeant; Service No: 2616256; Date of Death: 9 Sep 1943; Age: 23; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Hampshire Regiment

  • 5th Battalion

- Annett, Albert - Rank: Private; Service No: 5392874; Date of Death: 9 Sep 1943; Age: 20; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry

  • 7th Battalion

- Allen, George Laughton - Rank: Private; Service No: 5387954; Date of Death: 25 Sep 1943; Age: 24; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

  • 424 (R.C.A.F) Squadron

- Allen, Leonard - Rank: Sergeant; Trade: W. Op./Air Gnr.; Service No: 1431960; Date of Death: 6 Sep 1943; Age: 22; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

  • 608 Squadron

- Allen, Rowland - Rank: Corporal; Service No: 1123503; Date of Death: 17 Apr 1944; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Royal Armoured Corps

  • "C" Squadron. 11th Hussars

- Adams, Alfred William; Rank: Trooper; Service No: 7910721; Date of Death: 3 Oct 1943; Age: 29; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Royal Army Service Corps

Royal Artillery

- Anstis, Reginald Robert - Rank: Battery Quartermaster Serjeant; Service No: 1414551; Date of Death: 23 Jan 1945; Age: 43; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

  • 70 Field Regiment

- Arnold, Alfred Barclay - Rank: Gunner; Service No: 6097251; Date of Death: 2 Sep 1943; Age: 24; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

- Anstee, Henry Christopher - Rank: Gunner; Service No: 1079087; Date of Death: 9 Sep 1943; Age: 32; Cemetery; Salerno War Cemetery

Royal Engineers

- Adams, Ronald Francis - Rank: Lance Serjeant; Service No: 1869630; Date of Death: 21 Oct 1943; Age: 33; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Royal Marine Engineers

- Adcock, Alan R. - Rank: Marine; Service No: 10502; Date of Death: 8 Apr 1944; Age: 22; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

York and Lancaster Regiment

  • 1st Battalion

- Allan, Robert - Rank: Private; Service No: 4744420; Date of Death: 7 Sep 1943; Age: 32; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

India

Indian Army Corps of Engineers

Indian Pioneer Corps

  • 1246 Auxilliary Coy

- Abdul, Ghafur - Rank: Pioneer; Service No: 133979; Date of Death: 12 Sep 1943; Age: 29; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Scotland

Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)

  • 2nd Battalion

- Adams, Samuel Henry; Rank: Rifleman; Service No: 6986239; Date of Death: 7 Sep 1943; Age: 20; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

Scots Guards

  • 2nd Batallion

- Abbott, Robert - Rank: Guardsman; Service No: 2697882; Date of Death: 23 Sep 1943; Age: 27; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery - Anderson, Norman - Rank: Guardsman; Service No: 2696384; Date of Death: 17 Sep 1943; Age: 20; Cemetery: Salerno War Cemetery

United States

Army Group

  • 6th Army Group
  • 12th Army Group
  • 15th Army Group

Air Force

Fifth Air Force

7th Bombardment Group

  • 9th Bombardment Squadron

19th Bombardment Group

  • 14th Bombardment Squadron
  • 28th Bombardment Squadron
  • 30th Bombardment Squadron
  • 93rd Bombardment Squadron
  • 40th Reconnaissance Squadron

43rd Bombardment Group

  • 63rd Bombardment Squadron
  • 64th Bombardment Squadron
  • 65th Bombardment Squadron
  • 403rd Bombardment Squadron

Sixth Air Force

6th Bombardment Group

  • 3rd Bombardment Squadron

9th Bombardment Group

  • 430th Bombardment Squadron

40th Bombardment Group

  • 44th Bombardment Squadron

Seventh/Thirteenth Air Force

5th Bombardment Group

  • 23rd Bombardment Squadron
  • 31st Bombardment Squadron
  • 72nd Bombardment Squadron
  • 394th Bombardment Squadron

11th Bombardment Group

  • 26th Bombardment Squadron
  • 42nd Bombardment Squadron
  • 98th Bombardment Squadron
  • 431st Bombardment Squadron

Eighth Air Force

34th Bombardment Group

  • 4th Bombardment Squadron
  • 7th Bombardment Squadron
  • 18th Bombardment Squadron
  • 391st Bombardment Squadron

91st Bombardment Group