58 (Kent) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

  The Regiment was originally raised as a Medium Regiment in 1921 and titled 52 (Kent) Medium Brigade RA(TA), it was converted to Anti-Aircraft in February 1935 as 58 (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA). It was re-designated as 58 (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) from 58 (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) in January 1939. It became 58 (Kent) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in December 1945 and was reconstituted as 458 (Kent) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 28 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Division South Thames, UK
Oct 41 5 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Division South West England
May 42 44 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 4 Anti-Aircraft Division Manchester, UK
Sep 42 1 Army UK
Nov 42 22 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Algiers, Algeria
Mar 43 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Algeria
Jun 43 Operation Corkscrew Pantelleria
Oct 43 22 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Naples, Italy
Dec 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 206, 207 (Erith), 208 (Bromley), 264 (Dartford)
Jun 41 207, 208, 264, 419
Dec 41 207, 208, 264

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45