99 (Royal Bucks Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA)

Formed in April 1921 as 99 (Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Brigade Royal Field Artillery (TF). The brigade was formed by conversion of the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry (Royal Bucks Hussars) (TA). 99 (Buckinghamshire & Berkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) was re-designated from 99 Field Brigade in November 1938 on a two battery basis. A third battery was raised in July 1940. The 99 (Royal Bucks Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) title was introduced in May 1942. The Regiment was placed into suspended animation in September 1946 and reconstituted as 299 (Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

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.

(Title changed May 1942 from Buckinghamshire and Berkshire Yeomanry to Royal Bucks Yeomanry)

3 Sep 39 48 (South Midland) Infantry Division 99 royal bucks yeomenry field 48 Infantry Division Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, UK
18 Jan 40 48 (South Midland) Infantry Division 99 royal bucks yeomenry field 48 Infantry Division France
Feb 40 2 Infantry Division early 99 royal bucks yeomenry field 2 Infantry Division France
Jun 40 2 Infantry Division 99 royal bucks yeomenry field 2 Infantry Division UK
Jun 42 2 Infantry Division 99 royal bucks yeomenry field 2 Infantry Division India
Nov 42   6 Infantry Brigade Group India
Dec 42   6 Infantry Brigade Group Burma (Myanmar)
Jun 43 2 Infantry Division 2 Infantry Division India
Apr 44 2 Infantry Division 2 Infantry Division Burma (Myanmar)
Jun 45 2 Infantry Division 2 Infantry Division Secunderabad, India

Batteries

Apr 21 393, 394
Jun 21 393, 394, 395, 396
Nov 38 393 (Royal Bucks Yeomanry), 394 (Royal Bucks Yeomanry) – 395 & 396 Batteries to 145 Field Regiment
Feb 41 393, 394, 472

Equipment

Dec 42 3.7 inch Howitzer & 25 Pdr
Oct 43 393 Battery 3.7 inch Howitzers, 394 Battery 105mm SP Priest, 472 Battery 25 pdr
Mar 44 394 Battery 8 x 25 pdr
Mar 45 24 x 25 pdr

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45