57 (Wessex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

 

Sep 39 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Division Southampton, Hampshire, UK
May 41 35 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Division Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Dec 41 49 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 1 Anti-Aircraft Division London, UK
Jan 42 34 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 11 Anti-Aircraft Division Birmingham, UK
May 42 61 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Division South Wales, UK
Jun 42 Home Forces UK
Oct 42 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade N Africa
Sep 43 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Salerno, Italy
Oct 43 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade River Volturno, Italy
Jan 44 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade River Garigliano., Italy
Feb 44 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade River Rapido, Italy
Jun 44 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tiber valley, Italy
Sep 44 Diluted by African Pioneer Corps men  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 213 (Portsmouth), 214 (Southsea), 215 (Gosport & Fareham), 219 (IoW & Cosham)
Aug 41 213, 214, 215, 430
Dec 41 213, 214, 215

Equipment

Jan 43 8 x 3.7 inch Guns, 16 x 3 inch Guns

Gun Sites Occupied

219 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
Sep 39-Aug 41 P2 Sinah Portsmouth