17 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA

17 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA formed in October 1942 at Carlton Barracks, Leeds with four batteries. The Regiment disbanded in March 1945.

Oct 42   Formed Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Oct 42 Anti-Aircraft Command 17 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group North East England
May 43 Anti-Aircraft Command 57 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group North East England
Apr 44 Anti-Aircraft Command Became 17 Anti-Aircraft Area Mixed Regiment  
Mar 45   Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 42 170, 206, 207, 212
Dec 42 170, 206, 207, 212, 225

 

Batteries manned by Home Guard

Battery Home Guard Unit Date from
170 Battery 102 West Riding (Mixed) Nov 42
206 Battery 103 West Riding (Mixed) Jul 42
212 Battery 101 York (Mixed) Jul 42
225 Battery 107 West Riding (Mixed) Nov 42

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45