54 (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

54 (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was re-designated as 54 (City of London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) from 54 Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) in January 1939. It was re-designated as Heavy Anti-Aircraft in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in February 1945 and reconstituted as 454 (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 48 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 1 Anti-Aircraft Division London, UK
Sep 42 1 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Royal Marines
162 Battery to East Africa Command
Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Oct 42 23 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Feb 43 24 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
May 43 8 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Middle East Forces
312 Battery under command 89 HAA Rgt, Benghazi
Tahag, Egypt
Jan 44 17 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tripolitania, Libya
Jun 44 17 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Suez Canal, Egypt
Feb 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 160, 161, 162
May 40 160, 161, 162, 312
Aug 41 160, 161, 312, 428
Dec 41 160, 161, 312

 

Gun Sites Occupied

160 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
May 40 ZS6 Welling London IAZ

161 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
May 40 ZS8 Woolwich Common London IAZ

162 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
15 May 40 ZS7 Eltham London IAZ

312 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
1-15 May 40

ZS14 Dulwich

ZS16 Clapham Junction

London IAZ

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45