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Order of Battle Long Range Desert Group

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January 4th, 2023
Last Updated
January 16th, 2023
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Long Range Desert Group
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Commanders
September 4th, 1940 – November 1941
Ralph Agnot Bagnold
November 1941 – October 1943
Guy L. Prendergast
October 1943 – November 16th, 1943
John Richard (Jake) Easonsmith
November 16th, 1943 – August 1st, 1945
David L. Lloyd Owen
Order of Battle
Long Range Patrol Unit, August 1940
  • Headquarters
    • Four Ford V8 01
    • Three Chevrolet WA 3O CWT 4 x 2
  • Marmon Herrington Party
    • Four Ford/Marmon Herrington 6-ton 6 x 6
  • R Patrol (Supply)
    • One Ford V8 01 (Patrol Leader)
    • Ten Chevrolet WA 3O CWT 4 x 2
  • T Patrol (Fighting)
    • One Ford V8 01 (Patrol Leader)
    • Ten Chevrolet WA 3O CWT 4 x 2
  • W Patrol (Fighting)
    • One Ford V8 01 (Patrol Leader)
    • Ten Chevrolet WA 3O CWT 4 x 2
Long Range Desert Group, December 5th, 1940
  • Headquarters
  • Heavy Section
  • R Patrol (Fighting)
    • Right Half-Patrol:
      • A (HQ) Troop (Green):
        • Ford 15 CWT, Pilot Car, Patrol Commander
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
      • B Troop (Black)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Patrol Sergeant
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Medical orderly & Fitter
    • Left Half-Patrol:
      • C Troop (Yellow)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Corporal, Troop leader
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Bofors 37mm A/T
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
      • D Troop (Red)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Second in Command of Patrol.
  • T Patrol (Fighting)
    • Right Half-Patrol:
      • A (HQ) Troop (Green):
        • Ford 15 CWT, Pilot Car, Patrol Commander
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
      • B Troop (Black)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Patrol Sergeant
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Medical orderly & Fitter
    • Left Half-Patrol:
      • C Troop (Yellow)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Corporal, Troop leader
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Bofors 37mm A/T
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
      • D Troop (Red)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Second in Command of Patrol.
  • G Patrol (Fighting)
    • Right Half-Patrol:
      • A (HQ) Troop (Green):
        • Ford 15 CWT, Pilot Car, Patrol Commander
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
      • B Troop (Black)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Patrol Sergeant
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Medical orderly & Fitter
    • Left Half-Patrol:
      • C Troop (Yellow)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Corporal, Troop leader
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Bofors 37mm A/T
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
      • D Troop (Red)
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT
        • Chevrolet 30 CWT, Second in Command of Patrol.
Long Range Desert Group, March 1941
  • Headquarters
  • Heavy Section
  • A Squadron
    • G Patrol
      • Right Half-Patrol:
        • A (Headquarters) Troop (Green)
          • Ford 15 CWT, pilot car, Commanding Officer
          • Ford 30 CWT, W/T & navigation
        • B Troop (Black)
          • Ford 30 CWT, patrol Sergeant
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
          • Ford 30 CWT, Medical Orderly & fitter
      • Left Half-Patrol:
        • C Troop (Yellow)
          • Ford 30 CWT, corporal, Troop leader
          • Ford 30 CWT, Bofors 37 mm Gun
          • Ford 30 CWT
        • D Troop (Red):
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT, 2nd in Patrol
    • Y Patrol (March 9th, 1941)
      • Right Half-Patrol:
        • A (Headquarters) Troop (Green)
          • Ford 15 CWT, pilot car, Commanding Officer
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
        • B Troop (Black)
          • Ford 30 CWT, patrol Sergeant
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
          • Ford 30 CWT, Medical Orderly & fitter
      • Left Half-Patrol:
        • C Troop (Yellow)
          • Ford 30 CWT, corporal, Troop leader
          • Ford 30 CWT, Bofors 37 mm Gun
          • Ford 30 CWT
        • D Troop (Red):
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT, 2nd in Patrol
    • Royal Artillery Section (March 21st, 1941)
  • B Squadron
    • R Patrol
      • Right Half-Patrol:
        • A (Headquarters) Troop (Green)
          • Ford 15 CWT, pilot car, Commanding Officer
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
        • B Troop (Black)
          • Ford 30 CWT, patrol Sergeant
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
          • Ford 30 CWT, Medical Orderly & fitter
      • Left Half-Patrol:
        • C Troop (Yellow)
          • Ford 30 CWT, corporal, Troop leader
          • Ford 30 CWT, Bofors 37 mm Gun
          • Ford 30 CWT
        • D Troop (Red):
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT, 2nd in Patrol
    • T Patrol
      • Right Half-Patrol:
        • A (Headquarters) Troop (Green)
          • Ford 15 CWT, pilot car, Commanding Officer
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
        • B Troop (Black)
          • Ford 30 CWT, patrol Sergeant
          • Ford 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
          • Ford 30 CWT, Medical Orderly & fitter
      • Left Half-Patrol:
        • C Troop (Yellow)
          • Ford 30 CWT, corporal, Troop leader
          • Ford 30 CWT, Bofors 37 mm Gun
          • Ford 30 CWT
        • D Troop (Red):
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT
          • Ford 30 CWT, 2nd in Patrol
    • S Patrol (January 1st, 1941)
      • Right Half-Patrol:
        • A (Headquarters) Troop (Green)
          • Ford 15 CWT, pilot car, Commanding Officer
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, Wireless Telegraphy & Navigation
        • B Troop (Black)
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, patrol Sergeant
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, Wireless Operator & fitter
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, Medical Orderly & fitter
      • Left Half-Patrol:
        • C Troop (Yellow)
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, corporal, Troop leader
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, Bofors 37 mm Gun
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT
        • D Troop (Red):
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT
          • FFiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT
          • Fiat Spa AS.37 30 CWT, 2nd in Patrol