56 (Highland) Medium Regiment RA(TA)

56 (Highland) Medium Regiment RA(TA) was re-designated from 56 Medium Brigade with two batteries in November 1938. The Regiment went to suspended animation in March 1946 at Boldney Airfield, Thetford and was reconstituted as 356 (Highland) Medium Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 Scottish Command Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, UK
Oct 39 3 Corps France
Jun 40 Home Forces UK
Jan 43 76 Infantry Division UK
Sep 44 47 Infantry Division UK

 

Batteries

Nov 38 174 (North Scottish), 221 (Peterhead)
Jan 43 95, 96, 174, 221 + 139 & 140 Field Batteries & 7 & 10 Heavy Batteries
Jul 43 95, 96, 174, 221
Nov 43 96, 174, 221 + 7 Heavy Battery
Feb 45 96, 174, 221
May 45 95, 96, 122, 174, 221

 

Equipment

Sep 39 6 inch Howitzers (iron wheels)

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45