8th Royal Tank Regiment

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The 8th Royal Tank Regiment (8 RTR) was an armoured regiment of the British Army until 1960. It was part of the Royal Tank Regiment, itself part of the Royal Armoured Corps. It originally saw action as H Battalion, Tank Corps in 1917.

In the North African campaign it was part of 23rd Armoured Brigade

In 1960, it amalgamated with 5th Royal Tank Regiment.

References

  • "8th Royal Tank Regiment". regiments.org. Archived from the original on 10 October 2007.

External links

  • Merseyside RTR (Brian Gill`s website)


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