67 (York & Lancaster) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

5th Battalion  The York and Lancaster Regiment (TA) was converted in December 1936 as 67 (The York and Lancaster Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) at Rotherham. It was re-designated as 67 (York and Lancaster) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) in May 1938 and changed from Brigade to Regiment in January 1939. It became 67 (York and Lancaster) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in October 1945 and was reconstituted as 467 (The York and Lancaster Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
Feb 41 50 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade Derby, Derbyshire, UK
May 41 66 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Derby, Derbyshire, UK
Jul 41 War Office Reserve UK
Dec 41 Middle East Forces Egypt
Feb 42 1 Indian Anti-Aircraft Brigade Calcutta, India
Sep 42 9 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Assam, India
Oct 43 4 Corps Imphal, India
Oct 44 5 Indian Division Tiddim, Burma (Myanmar)
Oct 44 4 Corps – as infantry Burma (Myanmar)
Jan 45 4 Corps – returned to Anti-Aircraft role Irrawaddy River, Burma (Myanmar)
May 45 24 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Meiktila, Burma (Myanmar)
May 45   India
Sep 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 187, 188, 189, 198
Nov 41 187, 188, 189

 

Equipment

Feb 42 3.7 inch HAA Guns, Matador Tractors
Dec 44 2 x 7.2 inch Medium Guns
Mar 45 7.2 inch Guns handed over to 52 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45