Brigade: A military unit forming part of a Division under an officer known as a Brigadier. A British Infantry Brigade consists of four regiments associated together for medical service, transport and supplies.  See also Division.
- Example: The Brigadier General commanded a Brigade of 3,000 men.
References / notes
- Various contributors (1914). The War Book-of-Facts. 2nd Edition. A.W. Shaw Company, London p.138.
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