Military Effort by Front, British Commonwealth

 

  North
Africa
Italy N.W.
Europe
S.E.
Asia
Pacific Other TOTAL
Infantry 52 88 85 24 0 17 266
Armoured 61 26 42 0 0 1 130
Armoured (Bde) 31 2/3 21 14 1/3 0 0 1 1/3 68 1/3
Airborne 0 4 2 0 0 0 6
               
Total UK 144 2/3 139 143 1/3 24 0 16 470 1/3
               
Infantry 93 81 23 231 192 41 661
Armoured 0 29 12 0 0 0 41
Armoured (Bde) 0 12 1/3 4 1/3 10 0 2/3 27 1/3
               
Total non-UK 93 122 1/3 39 1/3 241 192 41 2/3 729 1/3
               
TOTAL 237 2/3 261 1/3 182 2/3 265 192 57 2/3 1,199 2/3

 

Notes:

(1) Aggregate months in combat by division (does not include prolonged periods out of the line or on internal security duty) except for S.E. Asia and Pacific which tabulate availability of division for combat.

(2) Armoured Brigades are tabulated as 1/3 of a division.

Source: John Ellis, The World War II Databook.