177 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

177 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed at Burlesdon near Southampton in November 1942. The Regiment was re-designated as 12 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in May 1944 (see below) and 12 HAA re-designated as 177 HAA Regiment. Two days later the new 177 HAA began disbandment at Shildon, Darlington.

Nov 42 Formed Southampton, Hampshire, UK
Nov 42 35 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Group South East England
May 43 Anti-Aircraft Command
attached 103 Anti-Aircraft Brigade
Cornwall
Jul 43 57 Anti-Aircraft Brigade UK
May 44 Regiment swapped with 12 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RHQ became 12 HAA,
598 & 600 Btys became 4 & 18 Btys, 360 Bty remained the same.
12 HAA became 177 HAA, 4 & 18 Btys became 598 & 600 Btys,
203 Bty remained the same
Jun 44 Disbanded Darlington, Co. Durham, UK

 

Batteries

Nov 42 596, 598, 600
Aug 43 600
Sep 43 360, 600
May 44 360, 598, 600
Jun 44 203, 598, 600

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45