63 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA (TA)

63 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was formed as a duplicate of 51 Medium Regiment with two batteries in 1939. It served in France with the BEF in 1939. After 4 years of training in the UK, it went to France in june 1944 with the 8 Army Group RA. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in October 1945.  63 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded in January 1947.

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(Title granted February 1942)

Sep 39 Western Command 63 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) Western Command Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, UK
Oct 39   British Expeditionary Force France
May 40 1 Corps RA 63 (Midland) Medium Regiment RA (TA) 1 Corps River Dyle, Belgium
May 40 1 Corps RA 1 Corps River Escaut, France
Jun 40 Southern Command RA version Southern Command UK
May 44 21 Army Group 21 Army Group UK
Jun 44   8 Army Group RA NW Europe



Sep 39 214 (2nd West Riding), 216 (Staffordshire)



Sep 39 60 pdr Guns relined to 4.5 inch



The Royal Artillery 1939-45