61 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA)

61 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) was formed as a duplicate of 51 Anti-Tank Regiment with four batteries in 1939. The Regiment was put in suspended animation in April 1946 and in January 1947 61 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded.

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Granted title 61 (West Highland) Anti-Tank Regiment February 1942

3 Sep 39 9 Scottish Division 61 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) 9 Infantry Division Rothesay, Argyll & Bute, UK
Aug 40 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 61 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) 51 Infantry Division UK
Jul 42 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 61 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) 51 Infantry Division Alamein, Egypt
Jun 43   Cadre to form 107 Anti-Tank Regiment  
Jul 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Sicily
Nov 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division UK
Jun 44 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division NW Europe

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 241, 242, 243, 244
Sep 41 241, 242, 243
Dec 41 241, 242, 243, 296
May 43 193, 241, 242, 243

 

Equipment

Jan 45 16 x 17 pdr Self Propelled Gun Archer, 16 x 17 pdr Guns, 16 x 6 pdr Guns

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45