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The purpose of this page is to document the names and details of the men who Commanded the 4th Armoured Brigade during the Second World War.


January 1940 to April 1941
Brigadier J. A. L. Caunter. DSO, MC (Royal Tank Regt)
April 1941 to April 1942
Brigadier A. H. Gatehouse, DSO, MC (Royal Tank Regt)
April 1942 to July 1942
Brigadier G. W. Richards, CB, CBE, DSO, MC (Royal Tank Regt)
July 1942 to September 1942
Brigadier W. G. Carr, DSO (12th Royal Lancers)
September 1942 to November 1942
Brigadier M. G. Roddick, DSO (10th Royal Hussars)
November 1942 to January 1943
Brigadier C. B. C. Harvey, DSO (10th Royal Hussars)
January 1943 to February 1943
Brigadier D.S. Newton-King, DSO (4th South African Armoured Car Regt)
February 1943 to December 1943  Brigadier J. C. Currie, DSO, MC (Royal Artillery)
December 1943 to March 1944
Brigadier H. J. B. Cracroft, DSO (Royal Tank Regt)
March 1944 to June 1944 Brigadier J. C. Currie, DSO, MC (Royal Artillery)
June 1944 onwards
Brigadier R. M. P. Carver, DSO, MC (Royal Tank Regt)


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