20 Anti-Tank Regiment RA

 

3 Sep 395 Infantry Division
Attached 3 Infantry Division
Catterick, Yorkshire, UK
Sep 393 Infantry DivisionFrance
Sep 393 Infantry DivisionUK
Jun 403 Infantry DivisionLockerbie, Dumfries, UK
Jun 443 Infantry DivisionNW Europe
19443 Infantry DivisionKervenheim, Germany
Feb 453 Infantry DivisionThe Rhine, Germany

 

Batteries

Nov 3841, 45, 67, 99
Jul 4141, 45, 67, 99, 101
Sep 4141, 67, 99, 101
Jun 4241, 67, 101
Jun 4341, 45, 67, 101

 

Equipment

1939Light Dragon Mk 2
1944M10 3 inch Self Propelled
Jan 45Change over to Archers began
1 Feb 45

9 x 17pdr Self Propelled Archer, 36 x 6 pdr, 4 x M10 3 inch Self Propelled, 3 x Crusader AA (Polsten) “Chargers”

Mar 4518 x 17pdr towed, 18 x 17pdr Self Propelled Archer, 7 x 75mm & 4 x 6 pdr Valentine “Chargers”

 

“Chargers” were gun armed tanks for officers as battlefield transport. OP tanks had a dummy gun and were used for observation and fire control.