178 Field Regiment RA

Jan 42 Formed Launceston, Cornwall, UK
Jan 42 Home Forces UK
May 42 49 Infantry Division UK
Dec 42 Home Forces UK
Jun 43 33 Indian Corps India
Jul 43 36 Indian Division India
Feb 44 36 Indian Division Burma (Myanmar)
May 44 36 Indian Division Assam, India
Aug 44 36 Indian Division Shillong, India
Nov 44 36 Infantry Division Mawlu, Burma (Myanmar)
May 45 36 Infantry Division Poona, India
Jul 45 23 Indian Division Nasik, India

 

Batteries

Jan 42 122, 366, 516

 

Equipment

Aug 43 122 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 44 2 x batteries 25 pdr, 1 battery (366) 3.7 inch Howitzers