History of DD (Jerboa) Battery, 

Royal Horse Artillery,

  October 1941 to May 1945


Cap badge of the Royal Horse Artillery

Badge of 'DD' Battery, Royal Horse Artillery



Chapter 1
Formation and Sidi Rezegh (October 1941 - December 1941)
Chapter 2
Aftermath of  Sidi Rezegh, The German Spring Offensive, Gazala, Alam Halfa and El Alamein, (January 1942 - December 1942)
Chapter 3

Mareth to Tunis, North Africa, then home

Chapter 4

Home in the UK, preparations for Normandy, the Normandy Campaign, Joining the "Black Rats", Closing the Falaise Gap and into Belgium and Holland

Chapter 5

Winter in Holland, Clearing the Maas, Onto German Soil, Crossing the Rhine, the Advance to Bremen and the end of of hostilities at Hamburg

NB. This history has been transcribed verbatim, from the original document.


War Dairy Reference Page 7th Armoured Division 4th Armoured Brigade
War Diaries of DD (Jerboa) Battery RHA for June to August 1942