51 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA(TA)

51 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA(TA) was re-designated from 51 Medium Brigade with two batteries in November 1938. The Regiment went to suspended animation in April 1946 and was reconstituted as 351 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 Western Command Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Oct 39 3 Corps France
Jun 40 Arkforce France
Jun 40 Home Forces UK
Dec 42 Middle East Forces N Africa
Sep 43 2 Army Group RA Salerno, Italy
Oct 43 56 Infantry Division Capua, Italy
Nov 43 1 Army Group RA Castel Bordino, Italy
Dec 43 10 Corps Monte Camino, Italy
Jan 44 56 Infantry Division Rongolise, Italy
Feb 44 1 Army Group RA Italy
May 44 Middle East Forces N Africa
Jul 44 8 Army Italy
Feb 45 21 Army Group NW Europe

 

Batteries

Sep 39 215 (Staffordshire), 240 (Shropshire Horse Artillery)

 

Equipment

Sep 39 6 inch Howitzers (iron tyres)
Aug 40 2 x 4 inch Guns at Burry Port, LLanelli (No.13 Emergency Battery)
Nov 40 Guns handed over to 402 Coast Battery

 

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45