9 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA

9 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA was formed in January 1941 with four batteries in 8 Anti-Aircraft Division at Clifton. The Regiment served most of its time in the Bristol area. 9 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA was disbanded in April 1945.

Jan 41   Formed Clifton, Bristol, UK
Jan 41 8 AA Div 9 Anti-Aircraft Z Regiment RA 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division Cornwall, UK
Dec 41 8 AA Div 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division Cornwall, UK
Oct 42 AA Cmnd 3 Anti-Aircraft Group UK
Apr 44 AA Cmnd Became 9 Anti-Aircraft Area Mixed Regiment Clifton, Bristol, UK
Apr 45   Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Jan 41 141, 142, 143, 144
Oct 41 141, 142, 143, 144, 182
Oct 42 141, 144, 182, 210, 215
Sep 43 141, 142, 144, 182, 210, 215
Apr 44 141, 182, 210, 215

Batteries manned by Home Guard

Battery Home Guard Unit Date from
141 Battery 101 City of Bristol Nov 42
144 Battery 102 Gloucestershire (Mixed) Nov 42
182 Battery 102 City of Bristol (Mixed) Nov 42
210 Battery 103 City of Bristol (Mixed) Jul 42
215 Battery 104 City of Bristol (Mixed) Aug 42

Gun Sites Occupied

141 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
Jun 42 Z1 Easton in Gordano Bristol

144 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
Jun 42 Z2 Bishopsworth Bristol

210 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
Jun 42 Brislington Bristol

215 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
1942 Z6 Abbots Leigh Bristol

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45