63 (Worcestershire & Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

63 (Worcestershire & Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA) was formed as a duplicate of 53 Anti-Tank Regiment with four batteries in 1939. In December 1944 the Yeomanry title was dropped and it became 63 Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA). The Regiment was put in suspended animation in May 1946 and in January 1947 it was reconstituted as 387 (Oxfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA(TA).

Title granted February 1942

3 Sep 39 61 Infantry Division Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
Jul 40 53 Infantry Division Lisburn, Co. Antrim, UK
Oct 40 Northern Ireland Command UK
Apr 41 53 Infantry Division UK
Jun 41 61 Infantry Division UK
Jul 42 Cadre to form 97 Anti-Tank Regiment  
Sep 44 2 Army, 8 Corps NW Europe

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 249, 250, 251, 252
Sep 41 251 Battery to 85 Anti-Tank Regiment on formation
Oct 41 249, 250, 252, 301
Jul 42 249, 250, 252
Jun 43 249, 250, 251, 252

 

Equipment

Apr 45 17 pdr, Crusader Gun Tractor