British Infantry Division
The reduced corps scale is shown in Blue, where it differs from the expanded divisional scale
Commander* in Jeep with Comd RA & Comd RE (C3) [Tac HQ].
Defence platoon in carrier or truck (FS1-3) [Main HQ]. (Omit for corps scale)
Signal Company Morris c4 mk2 wireless truck (C3) [Main HQ].
1-3 India pattern and Universal Carriers with Vickers Mk VI Light Tank (@R1).
Comd + MMG + 3″Mortar + optional ATk (Boyes or PIAT) (CS3-4)
3 Rifle bases (F3)
Infantry Rifle stand (F3)
1-4 2pdr Guns (S3) + Limber (L3) [later 6pdr]
1 2pdr [later 6pdr] Gun (S3) + Limber (L3)
FOO (O1) (Omit in corps scale)
18pdr or 4.5″howitzer, or 25pdr Field gun (S3) + limber (L3)
2-4 Engineer bases (@E1)
Truck (L3) + optional Bridge Trailer (L3)
Truck + 2 Engineer bases (E3)
Royal Army Service Corps Battalion
Bedford QL Ammo Truck (L3)
POL Truck (L3)
Supply Truck (L3)
1-3 RMP (@C1) (Omit for corps scale orbat)
Here is a summary of the Corps ScaleOrder of Battle:
|Div HQ||Comd in staff car with Comd RA & Comd RE (C3), Signals Vehicle (C3)|
|Div Cav Regt||1-3 Recce stands (@R1)|
|Inf Bde HQ x 3||Comd/Mortar (C2) or Signals 15cwt Truck
|Inf Bn x 6-9||6-9 Rifle bases (F3)|
|Arty Fd Regt x 3-4||18pdr or 4.5″howitzer, or 25pdr (S3) + limber (L3)|
|Anti-tank Regt||2pdr Gun (S3) + Limber (L3) (later 6pdr)|
|Engineer Fd Coy
||2 Engineer bases (@E1), 1 Truck (L3)|
|RASC Bn||1 Ammo Truck (L3), 1 POL Truck (L3),1 Supply/Workshop Truck (L3)|
|RAMC Fd Ambulance||Ambulance (L3)|
- It would not be excessive to attempt to paint a handlebar moustache on at least one of the cavalry officers. A monocle would probably be pushing it.