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45th Division 1940

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    Does anyone know what this division was doing in 1940? If you see the attached its from an issue New Testament. Winns army number, from a '37 pack posted on this forum, is 2333111. Is this a pre war allocated block, pre or post Dunkirk. Winn was Royal Signals and i think the last part of the entry is H.Q which would be more likely for a signaller
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    Cannot really help much on this. They were a Home Defence Div and never served overseas. Disbanded in 1944.

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    Thanks, so i'm assuming that it was raised post Dunkirk in anticipation of Sealion and disbanded post D-Day.

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    Formed on 10th September 1939. Disbanded on 30th August 1944.

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    Thanks

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