Air Landing Light Battery

Battery Commander’s Party

XCar 5 cwt 4×4Major (BC), 2 x Driver Operators, Signaller –
2 x Wireless sets, tows a trailer
MotorcycleObservation Post Assistant
X2Tank LightDriver Operator, Driver Mechanic
MotorcycleBC’s Orderly
Bicycle FoldingBatman
HCar 5 cwt 4×4Command Post Officer, 2 x CPO’s Assistants,
2 x Driver Operators – 2 x Wireless sets, tows a trailer
M1Car 5 cwt 4×43 x Signallers, Driver – Hand cable layer
MotorcycleCPO’s Orderly
Bicycle FoldingBatman

Observation Party

RACar 5 cwt 4×4Captain, 2 x Signallers, Driver Operator – 2 x Wireless sets
MotorcycleObservation Post Assistant
MotorcycleSignaller
MotorcycleOrderly
Bicycle FoldingBatman
RBCar 5 cwt 4×4Captain, 2 x Signallers, Driver Operator – 2 x Wireless sets
MotorcycleObservation Post Assistant
MotorcycleSignaller
MotorcycleOrderly
Bicycle FoldingBatman

G Party

GACar 5 cwt 4×4A Troop Gun Position Officer (Subaltern), 2 x Driver Operators –
2 x Wireless sets, tows a trailer
MotorcycleGPO’s Assistant
MotorcycleGPO’s Assistant
MotorcycleA Troop Sergeant Major
MotorcycleA Troop Gun Fitter
Bicycle FoldingBatman
M2Car 5 cwt 4×42 x Signallers, Driver – Hand cable layer
GBCar 5 cwt 4×4B Troop Gun Position Officer (Subaltern), 2 x Driver Operators –
2 x Wireless sets, tows a trailer
MotorcycleGPO’s Assistant
MotorcycleGPO’s Assistant
MotorcycleB Troop Sergeant Major
MotorcycleB Troop Gun Fitter
Bicycle FoldingBatman
M3Car 5 cwt 4×42 x Signallers, Driver – Hand cable layer

Battery HQ Party

YCar 5 cwt 4×4Assistant CPO (Subaltern), CPO’s Assistant,
2 x Driver Operators – Wireless set
MotorcycleBattery Sergeant major
MotorcycleSignals Sergeant
K1Car 5 cwt 4×4Battery Captain (BK) 2i/c, Signaller, 2 x Driver Operators –
2 x Wireless sets, tows a trailer
MotorcycleBK’s Orderly
K2Car 5 cwt 4×4CPO’s Assistant, 2 x Clerks – Office equipment
Car 5 cwt 4×42 x Cooks ACC, Vehicle Mechanic for A Troop
Car 5 cwt 4×42 x Cooks ACC, Vehicle Mechanic for B Troop

Gun Group

The Battery was divided into 2 Troops, A & B. Each Troop was divided into 2 Sections, Left & Right. Each Section had 2 guns (Subsections). Only 1 Section is shown below. the other 3 were identical

Car 5 cwt 4×4Subaltern, 2 x Driver Operators – Wireless set
MotorcycleSignaller
Bicycle FoldingBatman
Bicycle FoldingSergeant Gun No. 1
Car 5 cwt 4×4Driver Mechanic – Tows trailer & 75mm Howitzer
Car 5 cwt 4×4Driver – Tows 2 x Trailers
Bicycle Folding x 5Gun crew No.’s 2-6
Bicycle FoldingSergeant Gun No. 1
Car 5 cwt 4×42 x Ammo No.’s, Driver Mechanic – Tows trailer & 75mm Howitzer
Car 5 cwt 4×4Driver – Tows 2 x Trailers
Bicycle Folding x 5Gun crew No.’s 2-6

B Echelon

MotorcycleBattery Quartermaster Sergeant
Car 5 cwt 4×4Storeman Technical, Vehicle Mechanic, Equipment Repairer, Driver –
Vehicle Mechanic’s tools
Car 5 cwt 4×4Corporal Cook ACC, Cook ACC, Driver – tows trailer with 112 rounds
ammo, camouflage stores, LMG, PIAT
Bicycle FoldingStoreman
Bicycle FoldingWater Dutyman

Non-Airborne

To arrive later by road/sea

Battery Commander’s carCar 2 Seater 4×2Driver
PetrolTruck 15 cwt 4×2Driver
Cooking sets & RationsTruck 15 cwt 4×2Driver
Fitter’s toolsTruck 15 cwt 4×2Driver
Truck 15 cwt 4×2 WaterDriver
QM StoresLorry 3 ton 4×4 GSDriver
AmmunitionLorry 3 ton 4×4 GSDriver
AmmunitionLorry 3 ton 4×4 GSDriver
Anti-Gas storesLorry 3 ton 4×4 GSDriver