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.
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.
|May 44||Formed from 78 Field Regiment|
|Apr 45||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|