56 Heavy Regiment RA was formed from a cadre from 64 Field Regiment RA(TA) in January 1940 at St Leonards. The Regiment was disbanded in March 1946 in NW Europe.
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.
|Jan 40||Formed from cadre 64 Field Regiment||St Leonards, Sussex, UK|
|Jan 40||Home Forces||UK|
|Dec 42||1 Army||N Africa|
|Jul 43||Middle East Forces||N Africa|
|Sep 43||1 Army Group RA||Italy|
|Mar 45||2 Army||NW Europe|
|Jan 40||A, B, C, D|
|Mar 42||P, Q, R, S|
|Jan 43||15, 17, 18, 19|
|Dec 42||7.2 inch Howitzer Mk4|
|Sep 43 to 1945||Scammel Gun Tractors|