8 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA

8 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA was formed in September 1940 with four batteries in 9 Anti-Aircraft Division at Llanduff, Cardiff. 8 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA disbanded in March 1945 and RHQ became 3 Area Anti-Aircraft Maintenance HQ.

Sep 40   Formed  
Sep 40 9 AA Div 8 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA 45 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Division Cardiff, Glamorgan, UK
Oct 41 9 AA Div 8 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA 61 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Division Swansea, Glamorgan, UK
Aug 42 9 AA Div 45 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Division Cardiff, Glamorgan, UK
Oct 42 AA Cmnd 45 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group South Wales
Apr 44 AA Cmnd Became 8 Anti-Aircraft Area Mixed Regiment  
Mar 45   Batteries disbanded
Became 3 Area Anti-Aircraft Maintenance HQ
 

 

Batteries

Sep 40 111, 113, 124, 125
Jan 41 111, 113, 124, 125, 130, 140
Mar 41 113, 125, 130, 140
Nov 41 113, 125, 130, 140, 186
Dec 42 113, 125, 130, 140, 186, 222
Apr 44 125, 140, 186, 222

Batteries manned by Home Guard

Battery Home Guard Unit Date from
113 Battery 104 Glamorgan (Mixed) Nov 42
125 Battery 102 Glamorgan (Mixed) Nov 42
130 Battery 103 Glamorgan (Mixed) Nov 42
140 Battery 101 Monmouth (Mixed) Nov 42
186 Battery 101 Glamorgan (Mixed) Nov 42
222 Battery 105 Glamorgan (Mixed) Sep 42

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45