114 (Sussex) Field Regiment RA (TA)

114 (Sussex) Field Regiment RA (TA) was formed in May 1939 with two batteries as a duplicate of 58 Field Regiment. In December 1940 a third battery was formed. It was re-designated 114 Jungle Field Regiment in October and returned to the standard field role in July 1944. Post war 114 (Sussex) Field Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded 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.

(Title authorised February 1942)

May 39 12 Infantry Division 114 Sussex field regiment 12 Infantry Division Bexhill, Sussex, UK
Apr 40   Home Forces UK
Jun 40 12 Infantry Division 114 Sussex field regiment 12 Infantry Division UK
Jul 40 47 (London) Infantry Division 114 Sussex field regiment 2 London Infantry Division UK
Nov 40 47 (London) Infantry Division 114 Sussex field regiment 47 Infantry Division South Wales, UK
May 41 47 (London) Infantry Division 114 Sussex field regiment 47 Infantry Division West Sussex, UK
Nov 41 Southern Command RA version alternative Southern Command UK
Feb 42 War Office units War Office Reserve UK
May 42   Secunderbad area India
Jun 42 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Bangalore, India
Jul 42 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Jul 43 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Ranchi, India
Nov 43 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Imphal, Burma (Myanmar) – converted to jungle field regiment
Jan 44   100 Indian Infantry Brigade Burma (Myanmar)
Mar 44 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Burma (Myanmar)
Dec 44 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Kalemyo, Burma (Myanmar)
Feb 45 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Irrawaddy, Burma (Myanmar)

 

Batteries

May 39 231 (Bexhill), 232 (Hailsham)
Dec 40 231, 232, 479

 

Equipment

Jul 42 24 x 25 pdr
Mar 43 232 & 479 Batteries 4 x 3.7 inch Howitzer, 231 Battery 3 inch Mortar
Dec 44 24 x 25 pdr + Troop 7.2 inch Howitzer

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45