27 Field Regiment RA

27 Field Regiment RA was re-designated from 27 Field Brigade in May 1938 on a two battery basis. It re-organised as three batteries in October 1940. It became a Jungle Field Regiment in October 1943, reverting to the Field role in April 1944. Post war it was re-designated 25 Field Regiment RA in April 1947.

3 Sep 39 Eastern Command Colchester, Essex, UK
Nov 39 1 Corps France
Jun 40 Home Forces UK
Jul 42 25 Indian Division India
Jan 43 Became Jungle Field Regiment  
Feb 44 25 Indian Division Burma (Myanmar)
Apr 44 Returned to Field role  
Apr 45 26 Indian Division Burma (Myanmar)
May 45 12 Army Burma (Myanmar)

Batteries

3 Sep 39 21/24, 37/47
Jul 42 21, 24, 37/47

Equipment

1939 Morris C8 FAT
Jun ? 40 4 x Railway Guns (9.2 or 12 inch)
Nov 43 21/24 Battery Mortars, 37/47 Battery 3.7 inch Howitzers
Sep 44 25 pdr
Feb 45 37/47 Battery – 2 x Z craft (4 x 25 pdr on special river boat)

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45