153 (Leicestershire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA(TA)

153 (Leicestershire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA(TA) was converted from The Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert’s Own)(TA) in February 1940 with two batteries . In January 1941 a third battery was formed. The Regiment went into suspended animation in December 1946. It was re-constituted as The Leicestershire Yeomanry (Prince Albert’s Own) Royal Armoured Corps (TA) in January 1947.

Feb 40 Formed from Leicestershire Yeomanry Rufford Abbey, Nottinghamshire, UK
Feb 40 Home Forces UK
Oct 41 Guards Support Group UK
Jun 42 Guards Armoured Division UK
Jun 44 Guards Armoured Division NW Europe
Jun 45 Guards Division NW Europe

 

Batteries

Feb 40 A, B
Jan 41 A, B, C
Mar 42 P, Q, R
Jan 43 129, 130, 131

 

Equipment

1944 25 pdr Self Propelled Sexton

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45