68 (North Midland) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

62 (North Midland) Field Brigade RA(TA) was converted in December 1936 as 68 (North Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA). It was re-designated as 68 (North Midland) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939. It became 68 (North Midland) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940 and was reduced to a cadre in September 1942 and reconstituted in June 1943. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1947, personnel to form a new War Formed unit with the same number. The Regiment was re-organised and re-designated as 36 Coast Artillery/Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in April 1947. The TA Regiment was reconstituted as 262 (North Midland) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 50 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade Derby, Derbyshire, UK
Apr 41 British Troops Egypt Egypt
Dec 41 8 Army Benghazi, Libya
May 42 4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tobruk, Libya
Sep 42 Reduced to a cadre  
Jun 43 Re-formed from disbanded 10 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Malta

 

Batteries

Sep 39 200, 222, 276, 277
Apr 41 200, 276, 277
Jun 43 190, 191, 222

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45