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MEDIUM ARTILLERY REGIMENTS

British & Commonwealth Corps Artillery in Spearhead


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MEDIUM REGIMENT 1940-45 
  
REGIMENTAL HQ:
1-HQ Platoon & Truck
2 MEDIUM BATTERIES, each:
2-Medium Guns & Tractors

MIDDLE EAST:
1940-41: 1 Battery of 2 60pdrs, 1 Battery of 2 6" Howitzers.
May-Dec 1941: 1 Battery of 2 4.5" Guns, 1 Battery of 2 6" Howitzers.
 
MIDDLE EAST Continued:
Nov 1941-1943: 2 Batteries of 2 4.5" Guns each.
May-Aug 1942: 1 Battery of 2 4.5" Guns, 1 Battery of 2 155mm Howitzers.
Sept 1942-1943: 1 Battery of 2 4.5" Guns, 1 Battery of 2 5.5" Gun/Howitzers.
Oct 1942-1943: 2 Batteries of 2 5.5" Gun/Howitzers each.

ITALY & NW EUROPE:
1943-45: Usually both batteries all 4.5" or 5.5".
Notes :
Although Corps weapons Medium Regiments were always placed under command of a (usually Infantry) Division. A Corps typically (from 1943 on) had 1 Medium Regiment of 5.5" Gun/Howitzers for each of it's Infantry Divisions, and 1 or more Medium Regiments with 4.5" Guns for Counterbattery work directly under Corps control.

Author: John Moher


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