Cavalry Units Anti-Tank Mine Regulation Issue

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This is a temporary table of regulation issue of anti-tank mines for cavalry units, dated 3 February 1939.
 
Unit Parent Unit Number of mines Transport
Cavalry or Spahi Regiment in France
      Headquarters Support Squadron
DC, BS
448

3.5 tonnes truck
Armoured Car Regiment (RAM)
      Headquarters Support Squadron 
      First Motorcycle Squadron 
      Second Motorcycle Squadron 
      TOTAL
DC
232 
55 
55 
342

3.5 tonnes truck 
1 per sidecar 
1 per sidecar 
Motorised Infantry Battalion (BDP) (1
      Headquarters Support Squadron 
      One Motorcycle Squadron 
      First Motorised Infantry Squadron 
      Second Motorised Infantry Squadron 
      Support Weapons Squadron 
TOTAL
DC
200 
55 
62 
62 
25 
404

1.2 to 2 tonnes light truck 
1 per sidecar 
2/halftrack or 4/truck (up to 62) 
2/halftrack or 4/truck (up to 62) 
1 per cross-country tractor 
Divisional 25mm At gun Squadron DC, DLM 248 2 tonnes light truck 
Reconnaissance Regiment
      Headquarters Support Squadron 
      First Motorcycle Squadron 
      Second Motorcycle Squadron 
TOTAL
DLM
216 
55 
55 
326

3.5 tonnes truck 
1 per sidecar 
1 per sidecar 
Tank Regiment
      Headquarters Support Squadron 
DLM
140

3.5 tonnes truck 
Motorised Infantry Regiment (RDP)
      Headquarters Support Squadron 
  First Battalion 
      One Motorcycle Squadron 
      First Motorised Infantry Squadron 
      Second Motorised Infantry Squadron 
      Support Weapons Squadron 
      BATTALION TOTAL 
  Second Battalion 
  Third Battalion 
REGIMENT TOTAL
DLM
248 

55 
80 
80 
34 
249 
249 
249 
995


5 tonnes truck 

1 per sidecar 
4 per 6x6 truck (up to 80) 
4 per 6x6 truck (up to 80) 
2 per cross-country tractor 
 

Motorised Recce Battalion (GRDI)
     Headquarters Support Squadron 
     First Motorcycle  Squadron 
     Second Motorcycle  Squadron 
     Support Weapons Motorcycle Squadron 
BATTALION TOTAL
Infantry Division
448 
55 
55 
20 
578

3.5 tonnes truck 
1 per sidecar 
1 per sidecar 
2 per cross-country truck

Notes :
(1) Based on this, and provided no later table was issued, the regulation issue for a DLC's Motorised Infantry Regiment (RDP) would be as follows :  [ back ]
 
Motorised Infantry Regiment (RDP) Number of mines
       Headquarters Support Squadron 
 First battalion 
      One Motorcycle Squadron 
      One Motorised Infantry Squadron 
      Support Weapons Squadron 
 Battalion total 
 Second Battalion 
REGIMENT TOTAL
200 

55 
62 
25 
142 
142 
484



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