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.
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.
|Feb 45||Formed from 171 Field Regiment||Bexhill, Essex, UK|
|Feb 45||47 Infantry Division||UK|
|May 45||Became 171 Field Regiment|
|Feb 45||7, 35, 36, 150, 151|