3 Royal Horse Artillery

 

Sep 39 RA Group Middle East Egypt
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
Jan 40   Converted to anti-tank
Oct 40   P & J Batteries to 4 Indian Division
Jan 41 British Troops Egypt N Africa
Mar 41 7 Support Group N Africa
May 41 Tobruk Garrison Tobruk, Libya
Mar 42 Converting to Field Regiment N Africa
Sep 42   Converted to Field Regiment
Oct 42 8 Army Alamein, Egypt
Apr 43 7 Armoured Division N Africa
Sep 43 7 Armoured Division Salerno, Italy
Jan 44 7 Armoured Division UK
Jun 44 7 Armoured Division NW Europe

Batteries

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

Equipment

Sep 39 2 pdr & 37 mm Anti-Tank Guns
1942 25 pdr Mk 1 & Quads
Sep 42 Stuart Observation Post Tanks
1944 25 pdr Mk 2, Quads, Sherman Observation Post Tanks
1945 Cromwell Observation Post Tanks

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