95th A/T Regiment

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95th A/T Regiment

Post by David W » Thu Oct 25, 2007 7:19 am

Cabn anyone pinpoint a date whwn the 95th A/T Regiment was upgraded from 2 pdrs to 6 pdrs please.
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Post by Mark F » Fri Oct 26, 2007 11:40 pm

David,

I might have something in my notes from Playfair or some other sources, these are handwritten notes and no index, what is the earliest confirmed date/location you show them equipped with 6lb guns?

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Post by David W » Sat Oct 27, 2007 4:22 pm

I have them arriving in N.A in Dec 1941, armed with 2pdrs. Then @ 23/10/42; on 6pdrs.
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Post by Mark F » Tue Oct 30, 2007 11:01 pm

David,

"A" Battery of the 95th AT Regiment was in Burma in March/April 1942, see below:

http://homepages.force9.net/rothwell/bu ... rApr42.htm

"B" Battery was in the desert in the Gazala battles, look at this link:

http://www.worcestershireregiment.com/w ... c/h_tobruk

This mentions "A" Troop, "B" Battery of the 95th A/T Regiment with the 1st Battalion Worcestershire during the Gazala battles in June, no mention that "B" Battery had 6lb AT guns, only 2lb AT guns were mentioned.

Hope this helps

Mark

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Post by David W » Wed Oct 31, 2007 1:05 am

Thanks Mark.

Sounds like te Regiment was split up in 1942.
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Post by nigelfe » Thu Nov 01, 2007 2:21 am

A/95 went to Burma as part of 7 Armd Bde. The arrived in Rangoon in early March 42. They were equipped with 12 2pr. Also in 7 Armd bde were 414 Bty (from 104 Regt RHA), 7 H and 2 RTR. They were join by 2 UK inf bns from India who almost certainly had no atk pls.

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