157 Field Regiment RA

157 Field Regiment RA was formed in December 1940 with two batteries. A third battery was formed in January 1941. Due to heavy casualties it was disbanded in August 1942.

Dec 40 Formed India
Dec 40 Central Command India
May 41 10 Indian Division Iraq
Jun 41 10 Indian Division Persia (Iran)
Aug 41 10 Indian Division Iraq
May 42 10 Indian Division N Africa
Jun 42 10 Indian Division N Africa
Jun 42 GHQ Middle East Forces The Cauldron, Libya
Aug 42 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

May 41 64, 421
Jan 41 64, 421, 515
May 42 64, 421

 

Equipment

Jun 42 25 pdr

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45