62 (Northumbrian) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

73 (Northumbrian) Field Brigade RA(TA) was converted in December 1936 as 62 (Northumbrian) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA). It was re-designated as 62 (Northumbrian) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939. It became 62 (Northumbrian) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in December 1945 and was reconstituted as 462 (Northumbrian) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division Humber estuary, Yorkshire, UK
Sep 39 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division Humber estuary, Yorkshire, UK
May 40 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division Humber estuary, Yorkshire, UK
Nov 40 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Humber estuary, Yorkshire, UK
Feb 42 11 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Yeovil, Somerset, UK
Apr 42 70 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 4 Anti-Aircraft Division North West England
Jul 42 War Office Reserve UK
Dec 42 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Allied Forces HQ Algiers, Algeria
May 43 25 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Bougie , Algeria
Apr 44 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Barletta, Italy
Jul 44 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Foggia, Italy
Jul 44 8 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Civitavecchia, Italy
Sep 44 8 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Ancona, Italy

 

Batteries

Sep 39 172 (1 East Riding), 173 (2 East Riding), 266 (3 East Riding)
Jun 40 173, 198, 409
Aug 40 172, 198
Oct 40 172, 173, 266
Jun 41 172, 173, 266, 407
Feb 42 172, 173, 266

Gun Sites Occupied

Site-*/*= old site/new site

172 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
Sep 39-Sep 42 J/H9 Stone Creek Humber

173 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
1941-Jul 42 H31 Humber

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45