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

172 (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed at Woodthorpe House, Nottingham in August 1942. The Regiment disbanded in April 1945 at Worlingham Hall, Beccles, Suffolk.

Aug 42 Formed Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, UK
Aug 42 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Nottinghamshire, UK
Aug 43 63 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Nottinghamshire, UK
Feb 44 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Nottinghamshire, UK
May 44 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Nottinghamshire, UK
Apr 45 Disbanded Beccles, Suffolk, UK

 

Batteries

Sep 42 517 (Mixed), 570 (Mixed)
Oct 42 517 (M), 570 (M), 573 (M), 582 (M)
May 43 517 (M), 570 (M), 573 (M), 582 (M), 668 (M)
Aug 43 517 (M), 570 (M), 573 (M), 582 (M)
Feb 44 517 (M), 570 (M), 573 (M)
Dec 44 570 (M)

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45