42nd Royal Tank Regiment
The unit was formed on 1 November 1938 by converting the 7th (23rd London) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment, a Territorial Army (TA) infantry battalion, into a tank unit. For a short while it was 42nd (7th (23rd London) Battalion, East Surrey Regiment) Battalion of the Royal Tank Corps before the corps was redesignated the Royal Tank Regiment in 1939.
World War IIEdit
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- "42 Royal Tank Corps". Ordersofbattle.com. Retrieved 2016-07-29.
- 23rd Londons at Regiments.org.
- Joslen, p. 200.
- Joslen, pp. 195, 566.
- Watson, TA 1947
- "The London Regiment". Queensroyalsurreys.org.uk. 1908-04-01. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2016-07-29.