85 Anti-Tank Regiment RA

85 Anti-Tank Regiment RA was formed at RHQ 68 Anti-Tank Regiment in Walsingham in September 1941. It took over batteries from four different anti-tank regiments. The Regiment was put into suspended animation after capture at Singapore in February 1942.

Sep 41 Formed from 20, 63, 68 & 70 Anti-Tank Regiments Walsingham, Co Durham, UK
Sep 41 Home Forces UK
Nov 41 Malaya Command Malaya
Feb 42 Captured Singapore

 

Batteries

Jan 42 45, 251, 270, 281

 

Equipment

Jan 42 36 x 2 pdr Guns

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45