65 (The Manchester Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

6/7th Battalion The Manchester Regiment (TA) was converted in December 1936 as 65 (The Manchester Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA). It was re-designated as 65 (The Manchester Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939. It became 65 (The Manchester Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in June 1946  and was reconstituted as 465 (Manchester) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 Anti-Aircraft Command Manchester, UK
Oct 40 Orkney & Shetland Defence Force (OSDEF) Scapa Flow, Orkney, UK
Jun 41 34 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 11 Anti-Aircraft Division Birmingham, UK
Oct 41 51 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Division Scotland
Mar 42 Anti-Aircraft Command HQ Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Mar 43 8 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tahag, Egypt
Aug 44 Home Forces UK

 

Batteries

Sep 39 181, 182, 183, 196
Jul 41 181, 183, 196, 432
Oct 41 181, 183, 196, 465
Dec 41 181, 183, 196

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45