178 Field Regiment RA

Jan 42FormedLaunceston, Cornwall, UK
Jan 42Home ForcesUK
May 4249 Infantry DivisionUK
Dec 42Home ForcesUK
Jun 4333 Indian CorpsIndia
Jul 4336 Indian DivisionIndia
Feb 4436 Indian DivisionBurma (Myanmar)
May 4436 Indian DivisionAssam, India
Aug 4436 Indian DivisionShillong, India
Nov 4436 Infantry DivisionMawlu, Burma (Myanmar)
May 4536 Infantry DivisionPoona, India
Jul 4523 Indian DivisionNasik, India

Batteries

Jan 42122, 366, 516

Equipment

Aug 43122 Battery – 8 x M7 105mm Self Propelled Priest, 366 Battery – 6 (Later 8) x 3.7 inch Howitzers, 516 Battery – 8 x 25 pdr
Re-designated 178 Assault Field Regiment
May 442 x batteries 25 pdr, 1 battery (366) 3.7 inch Howitzers