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 it was disbanded.

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

3 Sep 39 9 Infantry Division Rothesay, Argyll & Bute, UK
Aug 40 51 Infantry Division UK
Jul 42 51 Infantry Division Alamein, Egypt
Jun 43 Cadre to form 107 Anti-Tank Regiment  
Jul 43 51 Infantry Division Sicily
Nov 43 51 Infantry Division UK
Jun 44 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