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31st Field Regiment RA

Owen N. Roberts

31st Field Regiment RA

a record

by Owen N. Roberts

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Published by Old Comrades Association of 31st Field Regiment RA in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Artillery. -- Field Regiment, 31st.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Greece.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOwen N. Roberts.
    ContributionsOld Comrades Association of 31st Field Regiment RA.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21926778M
    ISBN 100952354705
    OCLC/WorldCa30972886

      The Day War Broke Out. I remember it well. It was a beautifl Autumn Sunday morning, my friend Dennis Balman and I were digging slit trenches in Leazes Park next to St James's Park - .   Field Park Company RE 13 Corps Signals 50TH (Northumbrian) INFANTRY DIVISION [Major General Nichols] 2 Bn Cheshire Regiment (machine gun bn) 74 Field Regiment RA Field Regiment RA Field Regiment RA Field Regiment RA Anti-tank Regiment RA 34 LAA Regiment RA Field Company RE Field Company RE Field Park Company RE.

      2pdr AT: 65th AT Regiment RA 25pdrs: 31st Field Regiment RA. Note they were proper 25pdr, not 18/25pdrs. IIRC the changeover to 25pdrs from earlier guns occured when the 4th Indian division was in East Africa. According to the info in the book the AOS is as follows. rd Leicestershire Yeomanry Field Regiment R.A., T.A., by Brassey, Bernard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    (Welsh) Field Regiment RA 16th April. Dawn saw 11 Brigade in the lead, advancing astride the railway with 1 Surreys on the right and 5 Northamptons on the left.   Sir William Bulmer PM GMT 15 Jan In December , at the Battle of Alem Hamza, Libya, Bulmer was a troop commander serving with the 31st Field Regiment RA (31 FR).


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The eyes and ears of the regiment: 67th Field Regiment RA Upton on Severn: Square One, 79th (Lowland) Field Regiment RA. Commanding Officer. Mike target: the story of 79th (Lowland) Field Regiment, R.A., in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany: from September, to May, [UK: 79th Fd Regt RA, ] (Hanley: Wood.

The final change came in as artillery brigades became regiments, hence 96th (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment, RA. Inthe Territorial Army was duplicated – 31st Field Regiment RA book units formed a second unit.

96th (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment, RA formed nd (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment, : British Army.

31st Training Regiment Royal Artillery (Driver) Dates: Locations: Batteries - Equipment: RHQ 22nd Field Regt RA redesignated RHQ 31st Training Regiment RA, w 81 and 89 Trg Btys f 33 Field Bty and 36 Bty of 36/55 Field Bty, respectively; personnel from th RA Trg Regt.

Responsible for driver training.: Property, records and funds from 22 Fd Regt. Sorry David, missed this. In July 31st Field had 24 pdrs. The only regiments in MEC at that time with 18/pdrs were: 60th Field 24 18/pdr Polish Artillery 4 18/pdr, 16 pdr and 4 pdr 2/7th RAA 12 18/pdr and 12 pdr Others with pdr were: 51st Field 12 pdr and 8 pdr 2/8th RAA 12 pdr and 12 pdr.

Welcome. Welcome to the unofficial st (City of Glasgow) Field Regiment Royal Artillery website. This website has been built as a memorial to those who lost their lives serving in the regiment and also as an information resource for those who wish to learn more.

31st Field 31st Field Regiment RA book, RA -- 16 25pdr guns 7th Armoured Brigade Composite Squadron 2nd Royal Lancers -- motor company th Anti-Tank Battery, RA -- 12 2pdr guns portee 2nd Royal Tank Regiment -- 6 A9, 17 A10, 7 A13 Cruiser tanks 6th Australian Divisional Cavalry -- about 28 Mk VI Light tanks.

4th Regiment Royal Artillery, Thirsk, North Yorkshire. 4, likes talking about this 1, were here. Welcome to the Official Page of 4th Regiment Royal Artillery - keeping you up-to-date on /5(23).

31st field artillery regiment Constituted 5 July in the National Army as Battery A, 31st Field Artillery, an element of the 11th Division Organized 6 August at Camp George G.

Meade, Maryland. th Field Regiment’s Combat Casualties, th Field Regiment’s casualties from the conflict are buried in five different countries across Europe. There are burials in the UK (3), France (21), Belgium (12), Poland (3) and Germany (1). 1st, 25th & 31st Field Regiments, RA (pdrs) 1st Btn, Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (Machine Gun) (attached) 4th Field Company (King George's Own Bengal) 12th Field Coy (Queen Victoria's Own Madras) 18th Field Coy (Royal Bombay) Divisional Services 5th Indian Infantry Brigade Brig W.

Lloyd. 1st Btn, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). The Regiment The Royal Regiment of Artillery (Royal Artillery, RA) is an arm of the British Army. Despite its name, it comprises a number of regiments. The name "Royal Artillery" was first used in On 1 april two companies of field artillery were increased to four to form the Royal Regiment of Artillery.

Wanted: Digital copies of Group photographs, Scrapbooks, Autograph books, photo albums, newspaper clippings, letters, postcards and ephemera relating to would like to obtain digital copies of any documents or photographs relating to WW2 you may have at home.

If you have any unwanted photographs, documents or items from the First or Second World War, please do not destroy them. 2nd Field Regiment Royal Artillery. likes 1 talking about this. Local Business. british army, royal artillery, field artillery regiments armies, artillery, field artillery, field regiments british army, cavalry, yeomanry regiments armies, cavalry, yeomanry regiments british army, royal artillery, field artillery batteries prisoners of war british prisoners of war held by the japanese prisoners of war, general works field regiment, ra th field regiment, royal.

The regiment was formed from 4th Field Regiment RA in It saw action in Malaya later that year and deployed to Libya in It was renamed 26th Airportable Regiment RA in and re-equipped with mm Pack Howitzers.

Init was renamed 26th Medium Regiment RA and re-equipped with " Howitzers and then deployed to Cyprus. It moved to Hohne in and was renamed 26th Field Branch: British Army. The Regiment grew to 32 companies by organised into four battalions, as well as two Invalid Companies comprising older and unfit men employed in garrison duties.

brought the move of the Royal Artillery to RA Barracks (front parade) on Woolwich Common. 87 Airborne Field Regiment RA was created in early from the amalgamation of Parachute Light Regiment and Parachute Field Regiment (formerly 23 Parachute LAA/Anti-Tank Regiment), the two remaining regiments of the divisional artillery of 2nd Airborne Division.

Regiment were stationed in Quetta, under command of 50 Independent. The book was written init is now out of print but rare copies still circulate and are obtainable through antique bookshops. Battery.

Grand Party is a valuable record of day-to-day life in the Regiment, and in particular contains the only account of Battery, which Brooks commanded after the separation of the Regiment on 23rd May. Last residues arrived. Relieved Fd Regt RA in Sp of 6 Airborne Div east of R ORNE.

14th July One OR seriously wounded at OP by enemy shellfire. 16th July Regiment rested from mid-day. 17th July Under comd 51 (H) Div for operation GOODWOOD. Rest period ended hrs. Approx 20 enemy shells in Regt Area. 1 OR slightly wounded. We have compiled a list of all known books written about the 31st Infantry Regiment.

They are in chronological order by war and all link to a site to buy or read them. Books from Iraq and Afghanistan are not featured here yet, but will be in the future. In April the Regiment reformed as 3rd Field Regiment in Paderborn, West Germany with C, D and J (Sidi Rezegh) Batteries, but M Battery was again placed in suspended animation.

InN Battery joined the Regiment from 2 Field Regt RA, M Battery reformed as M/HQ Bty and the Regiment was re-titled 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery.Field Regiment RA The main defences of the Argenta Gap had just been breached. 6 RWK were fighting for Boccaleone, 8 A&SH for Consandolo and 5 Buffs were in reserve.

The final rout of the Hun was beginning and he was fighting desperately wherever he could stand.21st Army Group – Corps troops 9th Cartography RA Regiment Light Horse) 18th Armoured Car Regiment (12th Manitoba Dragoons) 6th Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) Field Park Company, Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE) 29th, 30th and 31st Field Companies, RCE.