86 Anti-Tank Regiment RA(TA)

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 and was reconstituted as 5th (Prince of Wales’s) Battalion The Devonshire Regiment (TA) in January 1947.

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

 

Batteries

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

 

Equipment

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