120 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

120 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed at Lawrenny Castle in January 1941. The Regiment was disbanded in June 1944.

Jan 41 Formed Lawrenny Castle,
Pembrokeshire, UK
Jan 41 61 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Division Pembroke, Pembrokeshire, UK
Aug 41 26 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 1 Anti-Aircraft Division London, UK
Jan 43 War Office Reserve UK
May 43 Middle East Forces Port Tewfik, Egypt
Jun 43 20 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Army Cyprus
Oct 43 Regiment “Diluted” by Basuto troops of the
African Pioneer Corps
Cyprus
Jun 44 Disbanded  

Batteries

Jan 41 381, 384, 386
Aug 41 248, 381, 384, 386
Oct 42 248, 381, 384

Gun Sites Occupied

384 Battery

Dates Gun Site Under Command Gun Defended Area
Mar 41 O1 Royal Ordnance Factory Pembrey
P9 West Pennar
79 HAA Rgt Milford Haven
Mar 41 O2 Llanelli
N12 Temporary site
79 HAA Rgt Swansea
5 Apr 41 N12 Temporary site
N9 Bryn
79 HAA Rgt Swansea
May-Aug 41 N7 Briton Ferry
N9 Bryn
79 HAA Rgt Swansea

386 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
May-Aug 41 N3A Jersey Marine (2 sections) Swansea
The Royal Artillery 1939-45