171 Heavy Regiment RA

171 Heavy Regiment RA was converted from a cadre from RHQ 171 Field Regiment RA in February 1945 at Bexhill. All batteries were then disbanded and in May 1945, RHQ re-formed as 171 Field Regiment RA. The Regiment was disbanded in January 1946.

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Feb 45   Formed from 171 Field Regiment Bexhill, Essex, UK
Feb 45 47 (London) Infantry Division 171 Heavy Regiment RA 47 Infantry Division UK
May 45   Became 171 Field Regiment  



Feb 45 7, 35, 36, 150, 151


The Royal Artillery 1939-45