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42 (Lancashire) Infantry Divisional Column RASC (TA)

Date Unit Sub-units/Remarks
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. 42 (Lancashire) Infantry Divisional Column RASC (TA) .
1947 Formed with HQ at the Drill Hall, 215 Upper Charlton Road, Whalley Rance, Manchester 501, 502, 503 Companies
. 501 Company in Manchester .
. 502 Company in Manchester .
. 503 Company in Manchester .
1948.05 Annual Camp at Soutergate in the Lake District .
1949.06 Annual Camp at Kinmel Park, near Rhyl .
1951.05 Annual Camp at Llandbedr, Wales .
1952.07 Annual Camp at Chickerell, near Weymouth .
1954 Annual Camp at Cark, in North Lancashire .
1955 Annual Camp at Cark, in North Lancashire .
1958 Annual Camp at Ollerton, near Nottingham 501, 502, 503, 579 Companies
. 579 Company in Rochdale .
1959.05 Annual Camp at Blackmore II Camp, near Malvern, Worcestershire .
1960 Annual Camp at Castlemartin, less 579 who went to East Wretham in Norfolk with 124 Brigade .
1961 On re-organisation of the TA column was redesignated 42 (Lancshire) Divisional District Column RASC (TA) and retained three of its original four Companies: 501, 503 (Manchester) and 579 (Rochdale) and those joining were 910 (Liverpool) and 911, which both include two platoons of W.R.A.C. 501, 503, 579, 910 & 911 Companies
1961.05 Annual Camp at Cultybraggan Camp, Comrie, Perthshire .
1962 Annual Camp at Dibgate Camp, Folkestone .
1963.06 Annual camp at Cultybraggan, Perthshire .
1964.04.25 The Freedom of Entry into the Borough of Eccles was conferred on 911 Company RASC (Mot Amb.) (TA) at Eccles Town Hall .
1964 503 Company annual camp at Stanford with 127 Brigade. 501 Company at Stanford with 126 Brigade from 6 to 20 June. 579 Company at Stanford with 125 Brigade from 20 June to 4 July. Column Headquarters with 910 and 911 Companies at Folkestone .
c1965 42 Division/North West District Column RASC (TA) .
1965.07.15 Redesignated 42 Divisional Regiment RCT (TA) .
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