69 Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

69 Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA) was formed as a duplicate of 59 Anti-Tank Regiment with four batteries in 1939. It was re-designated 69 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA) in July 1943. The Regiment resumed its former title and was put in suspended animation in November 1944 and in January 1947 it was disbanded.

Granted title 69 (Duke of Connaught’s-Hampshire) Anti-Tank Regiment February 1942

3 Sep 39 45 Infantry Division Gosport, Hampshire, UK
21 May 40 275 Battery to Boulogne Boulogne, France
Feb 42 Home Forces UK
May 42 19 Indian Division Bangalore, India
Jul 43 Became 69 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment
274 & 275 Battteries to 33 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank
 

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 273, 274, 275, 276
Jul 41 274, 275, 276
Sep 41 274, 275
Oct 41 274, 275, 285, 292

 

Equipment

May 42 32 x 2 pdr Guns Portee

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45