5 Medium Regiment RA

 

5 Medium Brigade was re-designated 5 Medium Regiment RA in May 1938. It was re-organised with two batteries in February 1939. In September 1946 the Regiment went into suspended animation.

9 Sep 39 Eastern Command Shoeburyness, Essex, UK
Oct 39 1 Corps France
May 40 Under command 5 Division Belgium
Jun 40 Home Forces UK
Oct 42 1 Army UK
Nov 42 1 Army N Africa
Sep 43 2 Army Group RA Salerno, Italy
May 44 2 Army Group RA Cassino, Italy

 

Batteries

Sep 39 15/17, 20/21

 

Equipment

Sep 39 6 inch Howitzer, Crossley IGL8 6×4 Tractor

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45