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XXX Corps (30 Corps) was a corps of the British Army during the Second World War.The Corps provided extensive service in the North African Campaign at the Second Battle of El Alamein in late 1942, and in the Tunisia Campaign and the Allied invasion of Sicily in 1943, after which it returned briefly to the United Kingdom; the Corps served in the reclamation of France from June 1944 in the Branch: British Army. The use of markings on British military vehicles expanded and became more sophisticated following the mass production and mechanization of armies in World War II. Unit marks were sometimes amended at the front to make them less visible when in view of the enemy. XXX Corps. 23rd Independent Armoured Brigade.

Went overseas to France in Sept. 1939 as part of the British Expeditionery Force (BEF). Upon return to the UK transformed to I Corps District as part of the Home Forces. Overseas again in June 1944 as part of the invasion forces in Normandy, taking part in the whole of the Northwest Europe campaign. Examples of shoulder patches of the British Army: British 8th Army, X Corps(resembles a "10" on its side) & XXX Corps. British Divisions: 4th, 5th, 51st 'Highlander', 46th 'Midland' & 56th 'North London'. Shoulder unit titles: These cloth flashes were worn on top of sleeve. Some titles were brass.

British Formation Badges 1939-1945 Formation signs were first used by the British Army in WW1 in order to provide an easy method of visual identification of the various units. They were worn on the upper sleeve in pairs, on epaulets, on head gear, painted on unit vehicles, and used on road signs. British Divisions in WWII. List of military divisions — List of British divisions in WWII. This page is a list of British divisionss that fought in World War II. It is intended to provide a central point to access information about British formations of that size. Armoured. Guards Armoured Division.