75 (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA)

75 (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was formed from The Shropshire Yeomanry with two batteries in February 1940 at Shavingham, Norfolk. The Regiment was placed into suspended animation in March 1946. 75 (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA) was reconstituted as The Shropshire Yeomanry, Royal Armoured Corps (TA) in January 1947.

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.

Feb 40   Formed from The Shropshire Yeomanry Shavingham, Norfolk, UK
Feb 40   Home Forces UK
May 43 Middle East Land Forces 75 (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA) Middle East Forces N Africa
Jul 43 8 Army 75 (Shropshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA) 8 Army N Africa
Jul 43 8 Army 8 Army Syracuse, Sicily
Sep 43 8 Army 8 Army Italy
May 44 6 Army Group RA - Cassino 6 Army Group RA Cassino, Italy

 

Batteries

Feb 40 A, B
Mar 42 P, Q
May 44 101, 102

 

Equipment

Dec 42 4.5 inch Howitzers
Apr 43 101 Battery 5.5 inch Howitzers, 102 Battery 4.5 inch Howitzers

 

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45