Divisional Strength by Quarter, British Commonwealth

 

  Mediterranean Northwest Europe Southeast Asia Pacific
  Arm
Inf TOT Arm
Inf TOT Arm
Inf TOT Arm Inf TOT
1940                        
1940, Dec 1/1 0/2 1/3 - - - - - - - - -
                         
1941                        
1941, Mar 2/2 0/2 2/4 - - - - - - - - -
1941, Jun 1/1 0/3 1/4 - - - - - - - - -
1941, Sep 1/1 1/5 2/6 - - - - - - - - -
1941, Dec 2/2 1/4 3/6 - - - - 0/3 0/3 - - -
                         
1942                        
1942, Mar 2/2 0/3 2/5 - - - - 0/3 0/3 - - -
1942, Jun 2/2 1/6 3/8 - - - - 0/3 0/3 - - -
1942, Sep 3/3 3/7 6/10 - - - - 1/4 1/4 - 0/2 0/2
1942, Dec 3/3 4/7 7/10 - - - - 1/4 1/4 - 0/2 0/2
                         
1943                        
1943, Mar 3/3 7/9 10/12 - - - - 1/5 1/5 - 0/2 0/2
1943, Jun - 5/6 5/6 - - - - 1/4 1/4 - 0/3 0/3
1943, Sep 1/1 5/7 6/8 - - - - 2/6 2/6 - 0/6 0/6
1943, Dec 0/1 5/9 5/10 - - - - 1/7 1/7 - 0/6 0/6
                         
1944                        
1944, Mar 1/2 6/10 7/12 - - - - 1/9 1/9 - 0/6 0/6
1944, Jun 2/4 4/8 6/12 3/3 9/10 12/13 - 1/9 1/9 - 0/7 0/7
1944, Sep 2/4 5/9 7/13 4/5 8/10 12/15 - 2/9 2/9 - 0/7 0/7
1944, Dec 2/4 4/7 6/11 4/5 7/9 11/14 - 2/11 2/11 - 0/7 0/7
                         
1945                        
1945, Mar 2/3 2/4 4/7 4/6 8/11 12/17 - 2/11 2/11 - 0/7 0/7
1945, Jun - - - - - - - 0/9 0/9 - 0/7 0/7
                         
PEAK 2/4 5/9 7/13 4/6 8/11 12/17 - 2/11 2/11 - 0/7 0/7

 

Notes:

(1) First figure is for British Army divisions, second figure is for total British and Commonwealth divisions.

(2) All figures for end of month.

(3) The Mediterranean campaign is North Africa until March 1943 and Italy thereafter.

(4) Mediterranean figures for June 1943 only include divisions in Sicily.

Source: John Ellis, The World War II Databook.