4 Independent Company
In April 1940 HQ 55th (West Lancs) Division issued Divisonal Operation Order 5 authorising the formation of No.4 Independent Company. At the time the 55th Divsion was a two Brigade Motor Division consisting of units from the 164th and 165th Brigades. 164 Brigade consisted of the 9th Bn. Kings Regiment, 1/4th Bn. and 2/4th Bn. of the South Lancs. Regiment; 165 Brigade consisted of the 5th Bn. Kings Regiment, 1st Bn. and 2nd Bn. of the Liverpool Scottish Queens Own Cameron Highlanders. No. 4 Independent Company was part of Scissors Force, a section of the British Expedition to Norway in May 1940.
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