13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA

13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA was formed by the conversion of 13 Field Brigade RA with four batteries in May 1938. The Regiment moved to North Africa in June 1942. It served in the Middle East and Italy in various Army Groups RA and under 5th and 10th Indian Divisions. In April 1947 13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA was re-designated 20 Anti-Tank Regiment RA.

Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.

3 Sep 39 2 Infantry Division early 13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA 2 Infantry Division Aldershot, Hampshire, UK
Sep 39 2 Infantry Division early 13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA 2 Infantry Division France
Jun 40 2 Infantry Division 13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA 2 Infantry Division UK
Jul 41 2 Infantry Division 13 Anti-Tank Regiment RA 2 Infantry Division Holme, Yorkshire, UK
Jun 42 Middle East Land Forces GHQ Middle East Forces N Africa
Aug 42 5 Indian Division 5 Indian Division N Africa
Oct 42 5 Indian Division 5 Indian Division Iraq
Apr 43 9 Army 9 Army Iraq
May 43   7 Army Group RA Syria
July 43 10 Indian Division 10 Indian Division Palestine
Mar 44 10 Indian Division 10 Indian Division Italy
Aug 45 2 Army Group RA - Cassino 2 Army Group RA Italy

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 2, 8, 44, 82
Sep 41 44 Battery to 84 Anti-Tank Regiment on formation
Returned Oct 41
Late 41 2 Battery to 80 Anti-Tank Regiment on formation
Aug 42 8, 44, 82, 100
Mar 45 8, 44, 82, 314

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45