16 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA

16 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA formed in October 1942 at Rotherham with three batteries. The Regiment disbanded in April 1945 at Anstey, Leicester.

Oct 42   Formed Rotherham, Yorkshire, UK
Oct 42 AA Cmnd 16 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
Apr 43 Anti-Aircraft Command 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group East Midlands, UK
Apr 44 Anti-Aircraft Command Became 16 Anti-Aircraft Area Mixed Regiment Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK
Mar 45   Disbanded Leicester, Leicestershire, UK

 

Batteries

Oct 42 146, 183, 209
Dec 42 126, 195, 227

 

Batteries manned by Home Guard

Battery Home Guard Unit Date from
126 Battery 101 Cambridgeshire (Mixed) Oct 42
195 Battery 101 Northamptonshire (Mixed) Jul 42
227 Battery 101 Leicestershire (Mixed) Nov 42

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45