155 (Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA(TA)

155 (Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA(TA) was converted from The Lanarkshire Yeomanry (TA) in February 1940 with two batteries . In January 1941 a third battery was formed. The Regiment went into suspended animation in February 1942 after being captured in Singapore. It was re-constituted as The Lanarkshire Yeomanry Royal Armoured Corps (TA) in January 1947.

Feb 40 Formed from Lanarkshire Yeomanry Lanark, Lanarkshire, UK
Feb 40 Home Forces UK
May 41 9 Indian Division Kirkee, India
Aug 41 9 Indian Division Malaya – A Battery remained in India to form
160 Field Regiment
Oct 41 11 Indian Division Malaya
15 Feb 42 Captured at Singapore Suspended animation

 

Batteries

Feb 40 A, B
Jan 41 A, B, C

 

Equipment

1941 16 x 4.5 inch Howitzer
Jan 42 C Battery 8 x 25 pdr

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45