178 (Lowland) Medium Regiment RA (TA)

178 (Lowland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was formed by the conversion of 78 Field Regiment in May 1944. At various times in Italy the Regiment served with 7 & 10 AGRA’s. 178 (Lowland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) went into suspended animation in January 1946 and was reconstituted as 278 (Lowland) Field Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

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May 44   Formed from 78 Field Regiment  
Apr 45 10 US Mountain Division 178 (Lowland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) Attached 10 United States Mountain Division
1 x Battery 17 Medium Regiment attached
Po Valley, Italy



May 44 309, 310



May 44 5.5 inch guns
Jan 45 Half track Observation Posts



The Royal Artillery 1939-45