75 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA)

The unit was formed in February 1920 as 1 Highland Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TF). Initially, it consisted of 1 to 3 City of Aberdeen Batteries and the Inverness Battery from the Inverness-shire RHA. In 1921 it became 75 (Highland) Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TA). The Brigade changed title again in June 1924 becoming 75 (Highland) Field Brigade Royal Artillery (TA). The Regiment was re-designated 75 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA) from 75 Field Brigade in November 1938 on a two battery basis. A third battery was raised in February 1941. In September 1943 75 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 75 (Highland) Heavy Regiment RA (TA). It was placed in suspended animation in December 1946 and reconstituted in January 1947 as 276 (Highland) Field Regiment RA (TA).

Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.

3 Sep 39 51 (HIghland) Infantry Division early 75 highland field 51 Infantry Division  
Jan 40 51 (HIghland) Infantry Division early 75 highland field 51 Infantry Division France
Jul 40   31 Inf Bde Group UK
Feb 43 47 (London) Infantry Division 75 highland field 47 Infantry Division UK
Apr 43   Home Forces UK
Jun 43 1st Army 1 Army N Africa
Jul 43 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ N Africa
Sep 43   Became 75 Heavy Regiment  

 

Batteries

1921 297, 298, 299, 300
Nov 38 299, 300 (City of Aberdeen) – 297 & 298 Batteries to 126 Field Regiment
Feb 41 299, 300, 453
The Royal Artillery 1939-45