118 (8th London) Field Regiment RA(TA)

118 (8th London) Field Regiment RA(TA) was formed in June 1939 with two batteries as a duplicate of 65 Field Regiment. In May 1941 a third battery was formed. The Regiment went into suspended animation in February 1942 after capture in Singapore and was disbanded in January 1947.

(Title authorised February 1942)

3 Sep 39 12 Infantry Division Plumstead, London, UK
Aug 40 18 Infantry Division UK
Dec 41 18 Infantry Division India
Jan 42 18 Infantry Division Singapore
15 Feb 42 Captured at Singapore
Suspended animation
 

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 259 (23rd London), 260 (24th London)
May 41 259, 260, 483

 

Equipment

Feb 42 24 x 25 pdrs