24 Anti-Aircraft Brigade

24 Anti-Aircraft Brigade was formed in February 1943 in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). It moved to Burma in February 1945 and followed 33 Indian Corps down Burma (Myanmar) to Rangoon. 24 Anti-Aircraft Brigade was re-named 61 Army Group RA in Jun 1945 and disbanded in the September.

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Feb 43Formed at Trincomalee, CeylonCeylon Command 24 Anti-Aircraft BrigadeCeylon Command
Feb 45Meiktila, Burma33 Indian Corps33 Indian Corps
May 45Rangoon, Burma33 Indian Corps33 Indian Corps
Jun 45Re-designated 61 Army Group RA12 Army12 Army
Sep 45Disbanded

Order of Battle February 1943

9 (Punjab) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (10, 24, 26 Batteries) Indian Artillery
2 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (5, 6, 8 Batteries) Ceylon Garrison Artillery
43 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (147, 148, 264 Batteries)
74 Light Anti-Aircraft Battery
7 Light Anti-Aircraft Battery Ceylon Garrison Artillery
405 Searchlight Battery
10 Searchlight Battery Ceylon Garrison Artillery

Order of Battle February 1945

5 Indian Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment (12, 13, 14 Batteries) Indian Artillery
2 Indian Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (7, 8, 9 Batteries)
The Royal Artillery 1939-45