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What Unit is "156" on a solid colour (unknown) with a white bar below? Is this Cdn or Brit or both? Circa July 1944.
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Old 16-06-04, 12:59
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What Unit is "156" on a solid colour (unknown) with a white bar below? Is this Cdn or Brit or both? Circa July 1944.
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What is it on (vehicle type)?

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What Unit is "156" on a solid colour (unknown) with a white bar below? Is this Cdn or Brit or both? Circa July 1944.
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"156" w/white bar bottom, if it's on Churchill's, is 107th Regiment (King's Own), Royal Armoured Corps, 34th Army Tank Brigade (Jul 44) and depending on the time frame and/or operation, they would be under command of either Second British Army or First Canadian Army. (The background colour of the AoS was Green.)

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Old 16-06-04, 23:59
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Hello Mark,

According to Bouchery, in D Day to VE Day, Vol 2.
white 156 with solid bar beneath is 107th RAC and 157 with bar is 147th RAC. As you state. But....
In Hodges / Taylor British Military Markings 1939 - 1945 it states
white 156 with solid bar beneath is 147th RAC and 157 with bar is 107th RAC.
Which is correct?
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Old 17-06-04, 01:09
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Hello Mark,

According to Bouchery, in D Day to VE Day, Vol 2.
white 156 with solid bar beneath is 107th RAC and 157 with bar is 147th RAC. As you state. But....
In Hodges / Taylor British Military Markings 1939 - 1945 it states
white 156 with solid bar beneath is 147th RAC and 157 with bar is 107th RAC.
Which is correct?
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Hi Kevin;

For July 1944 - the AoS for 34th Army Tank Brigade were:

Bde HQ - 155 w/white bar below
107th Regt, RAC - 156 w/white bar below
147th Regt, RAC - 157 w/white bar below
153rd Regt, RAC - 158 w/white bar below

For Sep 44 to Feb 45 - the AoS for 34th Army Tank Brigade were:

Bde HQ - 155 w/white bar below
9th RTR - 156 w/white bar below
107th Regt, RAC - 157 w/white bar below
147th Regt, RAC - 158 w/white bar below

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Thanks for clearing that up Mark.
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