The 2/5th (Derbyshire) Battalion was formed as a 2nd-Line duplicate of the 1/5th Battalion, raised in 1939 when the TA was doubled in size. It was renamed the 5th Battalion after the loss of the 1/5th in Malaya in February 1942. It served in the 139th Infantry Brigade, part of the 46th Infantry Division, in France (see 9th Battalion), Tunisia, Italy and Greece.

Found 1 POWs

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First name Rank Unit Service number Camp POW number
Macpherson Alexander 4986664 32572