60 (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

60 (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA) was converted from 5th Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers at Rhyl, with four batteries in November 1938. It was re-designated 101 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment in February 1940 and reverted to Anti-Tank in November that year as 76 Anti-Tank Regiment. It became 60 Anti-Tank again in April 1944. The Regiment was put in suspended animation in April 1945 and in January 1947 it was re-constituted as 384 (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA).

3 Sep 39 53 Infantry Division Flint, Flintshire, UK
Dec 39 1 Support Group Fleet, Hampshire, UK
Feb 40 Became 101 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment Blandford, Dorset, UK
Apr 44 1 Armoured Division
Reactivated from 76 Anti-Tank Regiment RA
N Africa
May 44 1 Armoured Division Italy
Sep 44 5 Corps Italy
Apr 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 237, 238, 239, 240
Apr 44 199, 310, ZZ

 

Equipment

May 44 237 & 239 Batteries – 17 pdr Guns, 310 & ZZ Batteries – M10 Self Propelled Guns

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45