2 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA

2 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA was formed in September 1940 with three batteries under 2 Anti-Aircraft Division. It was soon moved to the East Coast serving in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. 2 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA was disbanded in January 1945 and RHQ re-organised as 8 Area Anti-Aircraft Maintenance HQ in the April.

Sep 40 2 AA Div 2 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA Formed 2 Anti-Aircraft Division  
Sep 40 10 AA Div 2 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Lincolnshire, UK
Oct 42 AA Cmnd 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
Apr 44 AA Cmnd Became 2 Anti-Aircraft Area Mixed Regiment Rotherham, Yorkshire, UK
Apr 45   Batteries disbanded, RHQ became 8 Area
Anti-Aircraft Maintenance HQ
 

Batteries

Sep 40 119, 120, 121
Aug 41 119, 120, 121, 170
Oct 41 119, 121, 170, 183
Oct 42 119, 121
Dec42 119, 121, 146, 183, 209
Apr 44 146, 183, 209

 

 

Batteries manned by Home Guard

Battery Home Guard Unit Date from
119 Battery 101 East Riding (Mixed) Nov 42
121 Battery 102 East Riding (Mixed) Nov 42
146 Battery 106 West Riding (Mixed) Oct 42
183 Battery 101 West Riding (Mixed) Nov 42
209 Battery 105 West Riding (Mixed) Jul 42
The Royal Artillery 1939-45