66 (Leeds Rifles)(West Yorkshire Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

7th Battalion of 7/8th Battalion The West Yorkshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s)(Leeds Rifles) (TA) was converted in December 1936 as 66 (Leeds Rifles)(West Yorkshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA). It was re-designated as 66 (Leeds Rifles)(West Yorkshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939. It became 66 (Leeds Rifles)(West Yorkshire Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in March 1945 and was reconstituted as 466 (Leeds Rifles) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Sep 40 Orkney & Shetland Defence Force (OSDEF) Scapa Flow Orkney, UK
Jun 41 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Yorkshire, UK
Jan 42 34 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 11 Anti-Aircraft Division Birmingham, UK
Jun 42 1 Indian Anti-Aircraft Brigade India
Sep 42 2 Indian Anti-Aircraft Brigade India
Dec 42 9 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Burma (Myanmar)
Apr 44 3 Indian Anti-Aircraft Brigade Assam, India
Apr 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 184, 185, 197
Sep 40 184, 185, 296
Jul 41 184, 185, 296, 421
May 42 184, 185, 296

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45