Orkney & Shetland Defences

OSDEF

 

Initially part of 3 Anti-Aircraft Corps, it came directly under Anti-Aircraft Command when the Corps & Divisions were disbanded in favour of Anti-Aircraft Groups.

 

Order of Battle 1940-41

 

65 (The Manchester Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment – by Nov 40
66 (Leeds Rifles) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment
81 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment – by Nov 40
19 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment – by Nov 40
38 (The King’s Regiment) Searchlight Regiment (part)
39 (The Lancashire Fusiliers) Searchlight Regiment
59 (Warwickshire) Searchlight Regiment – by Nov 40

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45