69 (Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

6th Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment (TA) was converted to 68 (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) in December 1936. It was re-designated as 69 (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939 and became Heavy Anti-Aircraft in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1945 and was reconstituted as 469 (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 34 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 4 Anti-Aircraft Division Coventry, UK
Nov 40 War Office Reserve Southend, Essex, UK
May 41 British Troops Egypt Alexandria, Egypt
Aug 41 4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tobruk, Libya
May 42 8 Army Sollum, Egypt
Aug 42 8 Army Alexandria, Egypt
Nov 42 8 Army Alamein
Nov 42 8 Army Mersa Matruh, Egypt
Dec 42 8 Army Benghazi, Libya
Feb 43 79 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Army Tripoli, Libya
Apr 43 Regiment diluted with 250 troops from
the African Pioneer Corps
 
Aug 43 8 Army Nile Delta, Egypt
Sep 43 8 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Taranto, Italy
Jan 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 190, 191, 192, 199
Oct 40 190, 192, 199
Nov 40 192, 199
Jun 42 192, 199, 200

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45