146 (Pembroke & Cardiganshire) Field Regiment RA (TA)

146 (Pembroke & Cardiganshire) Field Regiment RA (TA) was formed in July 1939 with two batteries as a duplicate of 102 Field Regiment. A third battery was formed in January 1941. The Regiment moved to North Africa in September 1942 and then Italy one year later before becoming a Medium Regiment. 146 (Pembroke & Cardiganshire) Field Regiment RA (TA) converted to 146 (Pembroke & Cardiganshire) Medium Regiment RA (TA) in October 1944. Post war it went into suspended animation in January 1946 and was disbanded in January 1947.

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(Title authorised February 1942)

Jul 39 38 (Welsh) Infantry Division 146 pembroke & cardiganshire field 38 Infantry Division Aberystwyth, Dyfed, UK
May 42   Home Forces UK
Sep 42 8 Armd Div 146 pembroke & cardiganshire field 8 Armoured Division N Africa
Oct 42 8 Armd Div 146 pembroke & cardiganshire field 8 Armoured Division Alamein, Egypt
Dec 42 7 Armd Division 7 Armoured Division N Africa
Aug 43   Hammerforce N Africa
Sep 43 10 Corps Salerno, Italy
Dec 43   Became 146 Medium Regiment  

 

Batteries

Jul 39 407 (Cardigan), 408 (Cardigan)
Jan 41 407, 408, 510
May 42 407, 408, 510, 282 Anti-Tank Battery
Sep 42 407, 408, 510

 

Equipment

Sep 42 Stuart Observation Post tanks

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45