16 Anti-Aircraft Brigade

16 Anti-Aircraft Brigade commanded all Anti-Aircraft units on Java, coming into operation on 4 February 1942. It was commanded by Brigadier Sitwell. He was promoted to Major General and took command of all British troops in Java when Wavell was withdrawn to India. 16 Anti-Aircraft Brigade was captured and ceased to exist on the fall of Java on 5 March 1942.

Feb 42Java
Mar 42Captured on Java

Order of Battle

77 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (239, 240, 241 Batteries)
21 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (48, 69, B Troop 79 Batteries)
48 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (49, 95, 242 Batteries)
6 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (15, 12 Batteries) No guns
35 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (78, 89 Batteries) No guns, under command 6 HAA Rgt
The Royal Artillery 1939-45