86 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) was converted from 5th Battalion The Devonshire Regiment in November 1941 with four batteries. The Regiment went into suspended animation in March 1946. 86 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) was reconstituted as 5th (Prince of Wales’s) Battalion The Devonshire Regiment (TA) in January 1947.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Nov 41||Formed from 5 Devonshires|
|Nov 41||Home Forces||UK|
|Mar 44||2 Army||UK|
|Jun 44||12 Corps||NW Europe|
|Nov 44||2 Army||NW Europe|
|Nov 41||A, B, C, D|
|Mar 42||Q, R, S, T|
|Jul 42||Q, R, S|
|Jan 43||128, 129, 130|
|Jul 43||128, 129, 130, 340|
|May 44||17 pdr Guns, Quad Tractors, M10 Self Propelled 3 inch|
|Jul 44||17 pdr Guns, Crusader Tractors, M10 Self Propelled 17 pdr|
|Mar 45||Sherman Observation Post tank|