20 Anti-Tank Regiment RA

 

3 Sep 39 5 Infantry Division
Attached 3 Infantry Division
Catterick, Yorkshire, UK
Sep 39 3 Infantry Division France
Sep 39 3 Infantry Division UK
Jun 40 3 Infantry Division Lockerbie, Dumfries, UK
Jun 44 3 Infantry Division NW Europe
1944 3 Infantry Division Kervenheim, Germany
Feb 45 3 Infantry Division The Rhine, Germany

 

Batteries

Nov 38 41, 45, 67, 99
Jul 41 41, 45, 67, 99, 101
Sep 41 41, 67, 99, 101
Jun 42 41, 67, 101
Jun 43 41, 45, 67, 101

 

Equipment

1944 M10 3 inch Self Propelled
Jan 45 Change 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 45 18 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.