12 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA

12 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was formed at Woolwich in February 1941. The Regiment was re-designated as 177 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in May 1944. 4 and 18 Batteries were re-numbered as 598 and 600 Batteries. At the same time, 177 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was re-designated as 12 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA with 598 and 600 Batteries being re-numbered 4 and 18 Batteries. The Regiment was re-designated as 70 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in April 1947.

Feb 41 Formed with 1 Heavy & 1 Light Anti-Aircraft Battery  
Feb 41 Home Forces Woolwich. London, UK
Mar 41 Iceland Iceland
Jul 42 Home Forces UK
May 44

Became 177 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment with 4, 18
(renumbered as 598 & 600) & 203 Batteries

177 HAA became 12 HAA Regt with 4, 18 (renumbered
from 598 & 600) & 360 Batteries

 

 

Batteries

Feb 41 249, 52 LAA
Feb 41 4, 249, 52 LAA
Sep 41 4, 18, 203, 249, 52 LAA
Oct 41 4, 18, 203
May 44 4, 18, 360

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45