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.
- Merseyside RTR (Brian Gill`s website)
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