3 Royal Horse Artillery


Sep 39RA Group Middle EastEgypt
D/J Bty and 1 troop of M/P Battery attached
7 Infantry Division, remainder of M/P
attached 7 Armoured Division
F Battery 4 RHA (18/25 pdr) attached
Sep 39Operating as an Anti-Tank Regiment
Oct 40P & J Batteries to 4 Indian Division
Jan 41British Troops EgyptN Africa
Mar 417 Support GroupN Africa
May 41Tobruk Garrison (less D Battery)Tobruk, Libya
Mar 42Converting to Field RegimentN Africa
Jul 424 Armoured Brigade GroupAs a Field Regiment
Oct 428 ArmyAlamein, Egypt
Apr 437 Armoured DivisionN Africa
Sep 437 Armoured DivisionSalerno, Italy
Jan 447 Armoured DivisionFakenham, Norfolk, UK
7 Jun 447 Armoured DivisionNormandy, France
Aug 44Attached 4 Armoured BrigadeNW Europe


May 38D/J, M/P
Sep 39D, J, M, P
Mar 41D, J, M


Sep 392 pdr & 37 mm Bofors Anti-Tank Guns porteed
Dec 40J & P Batteries exchange Bofors for 2 pdrs porteed
194225 pdr Mk 1 & Quads
Sep 42Stuart Observation Post Tanks
Jan 4425 pdr Mk 2, Morris Quads, Sherman Observation Post Tanks
Jun 44Cromwell Observation Post Tanks
Aug 44Sexton 25 pdr Self Propelled Guns


War diaries 1939, ’40, ’41, ’43, January ’44 & June – Dec ’44 less Oct at desertrats.org.uk

War diaries D Battery various months 39-45 at desertrats.org.uk

War diaries J Battery 39-45 at desertrats.org.uk (1943 missing & other months)

War diaries M Battery Aug 39-Mar 40 & Dec 44-Jan 45 at desertrats.org.uk

War diaries P Battery Aug 39-Mar 40 at desertrats.org.uk