24 Field Regiment RA

24 Field Regiment RA was re-designated from 24 Field Brigade in May 1938 on a two battery basis. It re-organised as three batteries in November 1940. Post war it converted to 24 Anti-Tank Regiment RA in November 1946 and was re-designated 49 Anti-Tank Regiment RA in April 1947.

3 Sep 39 1 Infantry Division Aldershot, Hampshire, UK
Sep 39 1 Infantry Division France
Jan 40 48 Infantry Division France
Jun 40 48 Infantry Division Cornwall, UK
Aug 42 Home Forces UK
Jan 43 Middle East Forces N Africa
Jul 43 8 Army Sicily
Sep 43 10 Corps Salerno, Italy
Jun 44 1 Infantry Division Anzio, Italy

Batteries

3 Sep 39 22/56, 50/70
Nov 40 22, 50, 56/70
Jul 41 22, 56, 122
Nov 41 22, 56
Jan 43 22, 56, 50/70

Equipment

Sep 39 24 x 18/25 pdr
May 40 Armoured Observation Posts
Jul 40 4.5 inch Howitzers
Jul 43 105mm Self Propelled M7 Priest

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45