147 (Essex Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) was converted from 147 RHA in June 1940 with two batteries. A third battery was raised in March 1941. 147 (Essex Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) went into suspended animation in February 1946. It was disbanded in January 1947.
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(Title authorised February 1942)
|Jun 40||Formed from 147 RHA|
|Jun 40||Home Forces||UK|
|Oct 41||42 Infantry Division||UK|
|Nov 41||42 Support Group||UK|
|Jun 42||42 Armoured Division||Frome, Somerset, UK|
|Sep 43||Home Forces||Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, UK|
|Mar 44||2 Army||Bournemouth, Dorset, UK|
|Jun 44||2 Army||Normandy, France|
|Jun 40||413, 431|
|Mar 41||413, 431, 511|
|Oct 43||25 pdr Self Propelled Sexton|