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The below is a list of updates and other notes that may be useful.

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31/8/2005

Website published, but with some pages for 4th Armoured Brigade still under construction

8/10/2005 The following pages for 4th Armoured Brigade have been updated and published - History, Organisation, Units, Engagements in 1943
18/10/2005 The following pages for 4th Armoured Brigade have been updated and published - History, Organisation, Engagements in 1943, Engagements in 1944. Some work still needs to be done on the latter and the Engagements in 1945 page is currently being progressed.
31/10/2005 The following pages for 4th Armoured Brigade have been updated and published - History, Engagements, Engagements in 1944, Engagements in 1945. Also information on the Books and other Websites page has be updated.
3/11/2005 Pages detailing the Commanding Officers of the 4th and 7th Armoured Brigades added and the Site Map updated
4/11/2005 More Picture of 2nd RTR added to the 7th Armoured Brigade Artefact Pages, for The Far East and Middle East and Italy.
5/11/2005 The Engagements 1944 page for 7th Armoured Brigade and the Artefacts Page for 4th Armoured Brigade updated.
7/11/2005 The Engagements 1945 page for 7th Armoured Brigade updated. New Equipment page for equipment used by the two Brigades that is not already covered by the 7th Armoured Division Equipment Page. The Site Map has been updated to include this new page.
18/11/2005 Picture of 44th RTR approaching the River Sangro added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Pictures page
6/1/2006 Link to the History of DD Battery RHA (4th RHA) added to the Books and other Websites Page.
29/1/2006 Addition information on 50th RTR added to the 4th Armoured Brigade units page.
26/2/2006 Details of the Officers and No. 1's from D Troop, DD Battery, (4th RHA) corrected. See History of DD (Jerboa) Battery RHA.
9/5/2006 Picture of Churchill ARK added to the Equipment Page.
23/5/2006 Link to Multimap UK added to the History Page of the 4th Armoured Brigade and to the History Page of the 7th Armoured Brigade, to show location of the 7th Armoured Division (Desert Rats) Memorial, near Mundford, Norfolk. This memorial is also dedicated to both of these Brigades.
23/8/2006 Information on Order of Battle and Units that served with 7th Armoured Brigade update.
1/9/2006 Link to new Desert Rats Memorial Association Website provided, replacing link to old site.
10/11/2006 Information on 12th Royal Lancers added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Units page. The Artefacts and Pictures pages for 4th Armoured Brigade have been moved to a new website to allow for extra photographs of various units of the Brigade to be added. This change should appear seamless to any users of the site. As part of this process there is now a page of photographs for 4th Armoured Brigade in Sicily and Italy and another for Northern Europe. An additional page has been added to the Engagements of 4th Armoured Brigade, to cover the period in 1942 when it became an Independent Brigade and additional information upto to the end of the North African Campaign has been added to the Engagements 1943 page, too. Information relating to 44th RTR service in 4th Armoured Brigade has also been added to the pages from Engagements Page for 1943 (along with additional information on 3rd Country of London Yeomanry and 50th RTR) while work on additions to the Engagements Pages for 1944 and 1945, is in hand. The 4th Armoured Brigade Organisation, Engagements and History pages has also been updated. Finally the Site Map has been updated to reflect the changes above.
8/12/2007 The Engagement pages for both 4th and 7th Armoured Brigades, plus the 4th and 7th Armoured Brigade History pages have been updated following additions to the information on engagements both took part in prior to leaving 7th Armoured Division, the divisional history website.
14/3/2007 Information on 4th Armoured Brigade updated to reflect the change of title of the modern day Brigade to 4th Mechanized Brigade.
28/5/2007 Cap Badge for 98th Field Regiment Royal Artillery (Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry, Queen Mary's), added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Units page
4/9/2009 More information on the units that served as part or in support of 7th Armoured Brigade added to the Brigade Organisation and Units pages. Additional pictures added to the 7th Armoured Brigade Far East and Middle East and Italy Pages.
14/2/2010 Link to 44th RTR Facebook Page added to the Websites page, plus pictures of a 44th RTR Firefly in Normandy and captured 'Beetle Tanks' on the Siegfried Line to the 4th Armoured Brigade - Northern Europe Artefacts Page.
9/10/2011 Thanksgiving service Padua, May 1945 by 7th Armoured Brigade HQ added to Middle East and Italy Pages.
15/12/2010 Christmas Menu for 7th Armoured Brigade HQ added to the 7th Armoured Brigade Middle East and Italy Pages.
20/1/2011 Pictures of the liberation of Molliens Vidame added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Northern Europe Artefacts page
9/9/2011 More information on the units that served as part or in support of 7th Armoured Brigade added to the Brigade Organisation page
3/1/2012 Links archived copies of A Brief History of 44th Royal Tank Regiment and its Roll of Honour added to Websites page and 4th Armoured Brigade Units page
13/7/2012 Colour photographs mainly of men from 44th Royal Tank Regiment, kindly provided by the people of Weert, The Netherlands have been added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Northern Europe Artefacts page.
30/7/2012 New website created due to the closure of the original Freehosting website by the ISP. This is linked to the 7th Armoured Division (The Desert Rats) site and the Desert Rats Association sites.
1/8/2012 New photographs and memorabilia of 2nd RTR added to the Far East and Middle East and Italy pages.
22/1/2012 Details of Commanding Officers for 7th Armoured Brigade updated.
8/7/2014 Video links added to the  Equipment page to provide more information to readers of the website. Also more video links added to the Division pages for Tanks, Armoured Cars, Infantry, Artillery and Other equipment.
23/7/2014 New images of WW2 Shoulder Flashes added to each 4th Armoured Brigade page.
13/1/2015 More photographs of 4th Armoured Brigade Ordnance Field Park RAOC at Schloss Nehmten after the end of the war added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Northern Europe Artefacts page. 

Note about the disbandment of the 7th Armoured Brigade and the creation of the 7th Infantry Brigade added to the 7th Armoured Brigade History page.

27/1/2016 Embedded videos updated, due to some no longer being available.
11/07/2017 More photographs for the liberation of Molliens Vidame  and of 4th Armoured Brigade RAOC added to the 4th Armoured Brigade Northern Europe Artefacts page.

 

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