5 Royal Horse Artillery

 

Nov 39Formed from K & G BatteriesUK
Apr 403 CorpsFrance
Jun 40Home ForcesUK
Dec 408 Support GroupUK
Jul 428 Support GroupN Africa
Jul 4223 Armoured Brigade GroupN Africa
Sep 428 Armoured DivisionN Africa
Oct 4224 Armoured Brigade GroupN Africa
Oct 428 Armoured DivisionAlamein, Egypt
Dec 427 Armoured DivisionN Africa
Sep 437 Armoured DivisionSalerno, Italy
Jan 447 Armoured DivisionUK
Jun 447 Armoured DivisionNW Europe

Batteries

Nov 39G, K
Oct 40G, K, CC

Equipment

Nov 3918 pdr Guns, Guy Quad Ant Tractors
Aug 406 pdr Anti-Tank (ex Naval in pill boxes)
Jan 4175 mm (18 pdr carriage), 4.5 inch Howitzers
May 4125 pdr Mk1
Jul 42Stuart Observation Post Tanks
Mar 44

25 pdr Self Propelled Sexton, Sherman Command Tanks, Cromwell Observation Post Tanks

 

War diaries for ’39, ’44 & late ’46 at desertrat.org.uk

War diaries G Battery 1939-41 & Jan 44-Jun 46 (less Dec 44) at desertrats.org.uk

War diaries K Battery Apr 40-45 at desertrats.org.uk

War diaries CC Battery Nov 40-Aug 44 at desertrats.org.uk