57 (East Surrey) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

57 (East Surrey) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA) was converted from 5th Battalion The East Surrey Regiment with four batteries in November 1938. The Regiment was put in suspended animation in December 1946. In January 1947 it was re-constituted as 381 (East Surrey) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA).

3 Sep 39 44 Infantry Division Wimbledon, London, UK
Mar 40 44 Infantry Division France
Jun 40 44 Infantry Division UK
Jul 42 44 Infantry Division Alamein, Egypt
Nov 42 7 Armoured Division N Africa
Jun 43 Middle East Forces N Africa
Sep 43 8 Army Salerno, Italy
May 44 8 Army Cassino, Italy

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 225, 226, 227, 228
Sep 41 225, 226, 227
Oct 41 225, 226, 227, 300
May 43 192, 225, 226, 227

 

Equipment

Mar 40 2 pdr Guns
Oct 42 48 x 6 pdr Guns, 16 x 2 pdr Guns
Jan 43 227 Battery 4.2 inch Mortars

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45