149 (Lancashire Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

Jul 41 Converted from 149 Field Regiment Egypt
Jul 41 HQ British Troops Egypt Mena, Egypt
Sep 41 Tobruk Garrison Tobruk, Libya
Jan 42 8 Army Egypt
Feb/Mar 42 8 Army – 299 Battery provide Anti-Tank school at
Sidi Daud until April
Gazala, Libya
May 42 8 Army Egypt
Jun /Jul 42 Became 149 Field Regiment & reverted to 149 Anti-Tank  
Jul 42 8 Army Alamein, Egypt
Jul 42 5 Indian Division Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt
9 Sep 42 4 Indian Division Ruweisat Ridge, Egypt
Dec 42 4 Indian Division El Adem, Libya
Feb 43 4 Indian Division Benghazi, Libya
Mar 43 4 Indian Division Tunisia
Jul 43 4 Indian Division The Delta, Egypt
5 Sep 43 4 Indian Division Palestine
14 Oct 43 4 Indian Division Syria
Dec 43 4 Indian Division Italy
Jan 44 4 Indian Division Cassino, Italy
Apr 44 4 Indian Division River Sangro, Italy
Jul 44 4 Indian Division Gothic Line, Italy
Nov 44 4 Indian Division – 432 Battery Salonika, 433 Battery Piraeus,
513 Battery Levkas, RHQ & 320 Battery Patras
Greece

 

Batteries

Aug 41 432, X432, 433, Z433
Jan 42 432, 299, 433, 513
Jul 42 432, 433, 513 – Aug, 513 attached 1 South African Division
Oct 42 432, 433, 513, S (from 51 Field Regiment)
May 43 432, 433, 513, 320 – S Bty to the Delta – 320 Bty formed in their place

 

Equipment

Jul 41 2 pdr Guns
Apr 43 32 x 6 pdr (432 & 433 Batteries), 16 x 2 pdr (513 Battery)
Jul 42 432 Battery – 8 x Italian 65mm Mountain guns
Apr 43 513 Bty 1 x 6 pdr Deacon
Jul 43 6 pdr & 17 pdr guns
Jan 44 513 Battery – 4.2in Mortars
22 Feb 44 320 Battery – converted to 4.2in Mortars