161 (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

161 (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed at Park Gate, Sheffield in June 1942. It became a non-mixed Regiment in August 1945. The Regiment was considered a new War Formed unit in January 1947 and re-designated in the April as 98 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA.

Jun 42 Formed Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
Aug 42 41 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group East Anglia, UK
Feb 43 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group East Anglia, UK
May 43 103 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, GHQ Reserve East Anglia, UK
Jun 43 63 Anti-Aircraft Brigade East Anglia, UK
Aug 45 Re-organised as non mixed regiment  

 

Batteries

Jun 42 447 (Mixed), 448 (Mixed)
Jul 42 447 (M), 448 (M), 558 (M)
Nov 42 447 (M), 448 (M), 558 (M), 593 (M)
Feb 44 447 (M), 448 (M), 558 (M)
Dec 44 447 (M), 448 (M), 517 (M)

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45