115 (North Midland) Field Regiment RA (TA)

115 (North Midland) Field Regiment RA (TA) was formed in April 1939 with two batteries. It was formed as a duplicate of 60 Field Regiment. In February 1941 a third battery was formed. Post war 115 (North Midland) Field Regiment RA (TA) went into suspended animation in September 1945. The Regiment was re-constituted as 315 (Leicestershire) Medium 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.

(Title authorised February 1942)

Apr 39 Northern Command 115 north midland field regiment Northern Command Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
Nov 39   Home Forces Bordon, Hampshire, UK
Mar 40   British Expeditionary Force Yvetot, France
Apr 40   GHQ Reserve Bapaume, France
May 40 48 (South Midland) Infantry Division 115 north midland field regiment 48 Infantry Division Enghien, Belgium
May 40   British Expeditionary Force Dunkirk, France
Jun 40   Home Forces UK
Dec 40   Norfolk County Division Loddon, Norfolk, UK
Oct 41 Lincolnshire County Division 115 north midland field regiment Lincolnshire County Division Sleaford, Lincolnshire, UK
May 42 19 Indian Division 115 north midland field regiment 19 Indian Division Bangalore, India
Jun 42 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division India
Jul 42 20 Indian Division 20 Indian Division Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Jul 43   Ceylon Area Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Nov 43   160 Line of Communication India
Dec 43 19 Indian Division 19 Indian Division India
Oct 44 19 Indian Division 19 Indian Division Burma (Myanmar)
Dec 44 19 Indian Division 19 Indian Division Chindwin River, Burma (Myanmar)
Mar 45 19 Indian Division 19 Indian Division Mandalay, Burma (Myanmar)
Sep 45   Suspended animation Rangoon

 

Batteries

Apr 39 238 (Leicester), 240 (Nottinghamshire RHA)
Feb 41 238, 240, 480
Aug 41 239, 240, 480

 

Equipment

Sep 39 24 x 18 pdrs
Dec 40 8 x 75 mm Guns, 4 x Portee lorries, 4 x 15 cwt Gun Towers
Jul 42 24 x 25 pdr
Nov 44 25 pdr + Quads

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45