In Malaya and Sumatra Campaign 1942, infantry battalions of Guard Division consisted of four infantry companies, one MG company and one battalion gun platoon.
In 1944, 2nd Gaurd Division (former Guard Division) was converted to the ocean division. The organization of the ocean division is quite different from that of conventional division. Ocean division had two different types of infantry regiments. One infantry regiment had tank company, AA machine cannon company and engineer company. Its infantry battalions consisted of three infantry companies, one infantry mortar company and one artillery company, Other two infantry regiments had artillery battalion and engineer company. Their infantry battalions consisted of three infantry companies and one infantry gun company. The conversion of 2nd Guard Division to ocean division had not finished when the war ended. It is unknown to what extent this organization realized in 2nd Guard Division.