Looking for OOB in Tobruk

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Looking for OOB in Tobruk

Post by Frankie Avalon » 12 Apr 2003 13:12

Hi friends, this is my first post at this forum. and i´m agreeably surprised with the quality of the page so much with the forum of the same one.
Now my question:
Someone will know where to obtain information about the OOB of the forces faced in Tobruk?

I´ll be very been grateful for you with yours answers. A greeting for all.
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Post by Andy H » 12 Apr 2003 13:19

Frankie A

For which particular time do want the relevant OoB for Tobruk?

Andy

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Post by Frankie Avalon » 12 Apr 2003 13:41

Well, indeed I am interested in knowing the OOB during the first days of the campaign, that is to say, from April 31, 1941 in forward. can you help me?
Early graces.
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Post by daveh » 12 Apr 2003 14:37

see Tobruk The great seige reassessed by F Harrison 1997 ISBN 1 86019 986 0

5 April 1941

Fortress commander major general L J Morshead

Australian 9 th division:
20th Bde: 2/13, 2/15, 2/17; 20th ATco.
24th Bde: 2/28, 2/32, 2/43; 24th AT Co.
26th Bde: 2/23, 2/24, 2/48; 26th AT C0.
18th Bde (attached) : 2/9, 2/10, 2/12; 16th AT Co

2/3, 2/4, 2/7, 2/13 field co royal aust engineers
2/4 field park co
2/1 pioneer bn.

royal aust artillery
2/12 field regt
3 AT regt
8 LAA regt

Div supply units

3rd armoured bde
1st RTR
4th RTR
D sqd 7th RTR

5 & 6 RTR present in early stages of the seige but soon withdrawn.

!st King's Draggon Guards:in early stages of the seige and served as infantry, withdrawn leaving c sqd.
3rd Queen's Own Hussars: in early stages of the seige most trops sent to Greece

!st Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Hvy MG

51st Field Regt RA

RHA 1st 104th 107th
3rd RHA (AT Regt)

4th AABde:
51 Heavy AA R egt
13 LAA Regt
14 LAA Regt

Notts yeomanry 206 and 530 coastal batteries

RE:
551 army troops Co.
295 army field Co.
4 field sqd.
143 field park Co.

RASC
5, 14, 15, 346 MT Co.

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Post by Frankie Avalon » 12 Apr 2003 15:35

Thank you very much Daveh for the information that will be of great help. would you have some information of the German army too?
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