176 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed at Vange in October 1942. The Regiment served in Anti-Aircraft Command until transferring to 21 Army Group in July 1943. It moved to Normandy in September 1944 acting as port defence at various locations in France. It finished its war in Falling bostel, Germany. 176 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded in November 1945.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Oct 42||Formed||Vange, Essex, UK|
|Oct 42||3 Anti-Aircraft Group, 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Cornwall, UK|
|May 43||2 Anti-Aircraft Group, 35 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South East England|
|Jul 43||21 Army Group||UK|
|Apr 44||21 Army Group, 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||UK|
|Sep 44||21 Army Group, 103 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Dieppe, France|
|Oct 44||21 Army Group, 103 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Boulogne, France|
|Dec 44||21 Army Group, 103 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Calais, France|
|Apr 45||103 Infantry Brigade||Fallingbostel, Germany|
|Oct 42||595, 597, 599|