57 (Newfoundland) Heavy Regiment RA

57 (Newfoundland) Heavy Regiment RA was formed at Colney Castle, Colney in April 1940 from a cadre from 71 Field Regiment RA(TA). The Regiment was converted in November 1941 to 166 (Newfoundland) Field Regiment RA.

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8 Apr 40   Formed Colney, Sussex, UK
Jul 40   Adopted Newfoundland title UK
Aug 40 Eastern Command 57 (Newfoundland) Heavy Regiment RA Eastern Command UK
15 Nov 41   Became 166 Field Regiment  


Apr 40 A, B, C, D


The Royal Artillery 1939-45