183 Field Regiment RA

183 Field Regiment RA was formed mainly from 10 Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment in March 1942 with three batteries. It moved to North Africa in June 1943. 183 Field Regiment RA was converted to 61 Heavy Regiment in November 1943 in North Africa.

Mar 42   Formed from 10th Battalion The South Staffordshire Regiment  
Mar 42   Home Forces UK
Jul 42 38 (Welsh) Infantry Division 183 Field Regiment RA 38 Infantry Division UK
Apr 43   Home Forces UK
Jun 43 1st Army 183 Field Regiment RA 1 Army N Africa
Jul 43 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ N Africa
Sep 43 8 Army 183 Field Regiment RA 8 Army Italy
Oct 43 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ N Africa
Nov 43   Became 61 Heavy Regiment  

 

Batteries

Mar 42 P, Q, R
Jan 43 183, 184, 185

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45