Pocket Orbat Crete – Allied Land Forces

Allied Land forces – Pocket Orbat Crete

Commonwealth & Allied Forces, Crete – “Creforce”

HQ Creforce – (Eastern Zone, east of Chania) – Major-General Bernard Freyberg, VC, Colonel Stewart[1]
Comd/Signals (C3,Reg,Lad), Log (L3,Reg,Ld)
HQ New Zealand Division – Brig, Acting Maj Gen[1] Edward Puttick – (Western Zone, west of Chania)
Comd/Signals (C3,Reg,Lad), Log (L3,Reg,Ld)

14th Infantry Brigade

19th Australian Infantry Brigade

Headquarters 19th Australian Infantry Brigade – Brig. George VaseyGeorgioupolis
(Lt. Col. IR Campbell commanding at Rethymnon) Comd/Signals (C1,Reg,Lad), Rifle (S3,Reg,Lad)

  • 4th Greek Regiment, Col. M Trifon (S3,Reg,Lad)
  • 5th Greek Regiment, Lt. Col. I Servos (S3,Reg,Lad)
  • Gendarmerie Privates School, Col. Iak Chaniotis Rifle (F3,Mil,Lad)

Mobile Base Defence Organization

Headquarters Mobile Base Defence Organization – Maj.-Gen. CE Weston-Souda Bay Comd/Signals (C3,Reg,Ld), Log (L3,Reg,Ld)
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