127 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA)

127 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA) was formed as a duplicate of 76 Field Regiment in May 1939 with two batteries . In March 1941 a third battery was formed at Old Meldrum. Post war, 127 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA) went into suspended animation in NW Europe in April 1946. The Regiment 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.

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May 39 9 Scottish Division 127 highland field 9 Infantry Division Leven, Fife, UK
Aug 40 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 127 highland field 51 Infantry Division UK
Aug 42 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 127 highland field 51 Infantry Division Egypt
Oct 42 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 127 highland field 51 Infantry Division Alamein, Egypt
Jan 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 127 highland field 51 Infantry Division Tripoli, Libya
Feb 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 127 highland field 51 Infantry Division Medenine, Tunisia
May 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Tunis, Tunisia
Jun 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Bougie, Algeria
Jul 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Sicily
Nov 43 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Long Melford, Suffolk, UK
Jun 44 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Normandy, France
Sep 44 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Le Havre, France
Oct 44 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Antwerp, Belgium
Dec 44 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Nijmegen, Holland
Feb 45 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Goch, Germany
May 45 51 (Highland) Infantry Division 51 Infantry Division Bremen, Germany

 

Batteries

May 39 301 (Angus), 304 (City of Dundee)
Mar 41 301, 304, 491

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45