58 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA)

58 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was re-designated from 58 Medium Brigade with two batteries in November 1938. It served with the BEF in France in 1940. A move to North Africa was next in December 1942 followed by Italy in 1943. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in March 1946. 58 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was reconstituted as 358 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

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Nov 38 Eastern Command 58 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA) Eastern Command Ipswich, Suffolk, UK
Oct 39   Home Forces Borden, Hampshire, UK
Dec 39   Home Forces Kingsley, Hampshire, UK
Jan 40   British Expeditionary Force France
May 40 50 (Northumbrian) Infantry Division 58 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA) Under command 50 Division Aix Noulette, France
May 40 3 Corps 58 (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA (TA) HQ Medium Artillery 3 Corps Oudenarde, Belgium
25 May 40 3 Corps HQ Medium Artillery 3 Corps Wervicq, France
26 May ordered to destroy remaining guns
and withdraw to Dunkirk.
Jun 40   Home Forces Southborne, Dorset, UK
Jul 40   Home Forces Newbury, Berkshire, UK
Dec 42 1st Army 1 Army N Africa
Jul 43 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ N Africa
Sep 43 1 Army Group RA 1 Army Group RA Italy



Nov 38 229, 230 (Suffolk)



Jan 40 6 inch Howitzers (iron wheels), Scammell tractors



The Royal Artillery 1939-45