3 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA

3 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was re-designated as 3 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA from 3 Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA in May 1938. It was re-designated as Heavy Anti-Aircraft in August 1940. The Regiment was captured at Singapore in February 1942 and was placed in suspended animation. It was reconstituted in April 1946 from the disbanding 128 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment and in April 1947 it became 82 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA.

May 38 Malaya Command Malaya
Feb 42 Captured Singapore

 

Batteries

Jan 39 11, 29, 30

 

Equipment

Feb 42 11 Battery 6 x 3.7 inch guns, 29 & 30 Batteries 8 x 3.7 inch guns each
11 Battery – Ayer Hitam, 29 & 30 Batteries – Singapore City

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45