102 (Northumberland Hussars) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

Feb 41Formed from 102 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment
Feb 412 Support GroupN Africa
Feb 41Attached 1 Armoured Brigade
Under command 6 Australian Division
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Jun 41British Troops EgyptN Africa
Jan 421 Support GroupN Africa
Feb 428 ArmyN Africa
Jul 428 ArmyAlamein, Egypt
Oct 4250 Infantry DivisionN Africa
Jul 4350 Infantry DivisionSicily
Nov 4350 Infantry DivisionUK
Jun 4450 Infantry DivisionNW Europe
Dec 4415 Infantry DivisionNW Europe

 

Batteries

Feb 41287, 288, 289
Mar 42Unofficially within the regiment known as B, C, D
Batteries split up to different units re-forming in Sep 42
B Bty to 107 RHA, C Bty to 2 RHA, D Bty to 4 RHA
Sep 4299, 107, 288, 289
Oct 45107, 288, 289

 

Equipment

194317 pdr Pheasant
Jun 441 x Troop M 10, 2 x Troops 6 pdr per battery
Dec 4417 pdr Self Propelled Archer replaced M 10’s
Mar 4599 Battery 17 pdr Self Propelled Archer, remainder 6 pdr exchanged for towed 17 pdrs

 

They had Tac Signs in their Yeomanry colours of light & dark blue102 Atk tac