1 Heavy Regiment RA

3 Sep 39Southern CommandPlymouth, Devon, UK
Sep 39Home ForcesUK
Oct 39British Expeditionary ForceFrance
May 40British Expeditionary ForceDyle River, Belgium
May 40British Expeditionary ForceKemmel Hill, Belgium
27/31 May 40British Expeditionary ForceDunkirk, France
Jun 40Suspended animation
Dec 42Home ForcesSouthborough, Kent, UK
Apr 442 ArmyUK
Jul 442 Canadian Army Group RANW Europe
Sep 442 Canadian Army Group RAFalaise Gap, France
Oct 442 Canadian Army Group RABelgium
Mar 452 Canadian Army Group RAReichswald, Germany
Jun-Oct 45Internal Security DutiesGermany
21 Oct 45Returned to RA dutiesGermany

 

Batteries

Sep 393, 5, 16, 28
Aug 4516 Battery designated Super Heavy but remained with the regiment

 

Equipment

Sep 393 Battery – 6 inch BL Mk 19 Howitzers
5 & 16 Batteries – 6 inch 26 cwt Howitzers
28 Battery – 9.2 inch Howitzers
Nov 395 Battery 4 x 6 inch 26cwt Howitzer, remainder 4 x 8 inch Howitzers each
Dec 42
7.2 inch Howitzers
Mar/May 435 & 16 Batteries – 155mm Howitzers
Mar 4516 Battery used 4 x Russian 12.2cm guns for 2 weeks
Oct 4516 Battery issued 2 x 240 mm Guns