73 Anti-Tank Regiment RA

73 Anti-Tank Regiment RA was formed from cadres from 13 & 52 Anti-Tank Regiments in November 1940, at Leeds. Three batteries were formed with a fourth added in September 1942. The Regiment was disbanded in November 1945.

Nov 40 Formed Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Nov 40 8 Support Group UK
Jul 42 8 Armoured Division Alamein, Egypt
Oct 42 8 Armoured Division Egypt
Jan 43 8 Army N Africa
Jun 43 Cadre to form 106 Anti-Tank Regiment  
Jul 43 8 Army Sicily
Sep 43 8 Army Italy
Jan 44 Home Forces UK
Mar 44 2 Army UK
Jun 44 30 Corps NW Europe
Nov 44 2 Army NW Europe
Feb 45 198 Battery at Kervenheim attached 3 Infantry Division NW Europe

 

Batteries

Nov 40 A, B, C
Sep 42 A, B, C, 234
Oct 42 Q, R, S, T
Mar 43 195, 196, 197, 234
May 43 195, 196, 198, 234

 

Equipment

Jun 44 M10 Self Propelled 3 inch (198 & 234 Batteries)

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45