87 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA)

87 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) was converted from 7th Battalion The Devonshire Regiment in November 1941 with four batteries. The Regiment went into suspended animation in June 1944. 87 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) was reconstituted as 396 (Devon) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (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 7th Battalion The Devonshire Regiment  
Nov 41   Home Forces UK
Jan 42 77 Infantry Division 87 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) 77 Infantry Division UK
Nov 42 1st Army 87 Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) 1 Army N Africa
Jul 43 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ N Africa
Sep 43 8 Army 8 Army Italy
Jun 44   Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Nov 41 A, B, C, D
Mar 42 Q, R, S, T
Jul 42 Q, S, T
Jan 43 131, 132, 133
Jul 43 131, 132, 133, 329

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45