5 Medium Brigade was re-designated 5 Medium Regiment RA in May 1938. It was re-organised with two batteries in February 1939. The Regiment was with the BEF in France in 1939. It went to North Africa in October 1942 and to Italy the following year. In September 1946 5 Medium Regiment RA went into suspended animation.
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.
|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|
|Sep 39||15/17, 20/21|
|Sep 39||6 inch Howitzer, Crossley IGL8 6×4 Tractor|