74 (City of Glasgow) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

74 Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) was formed in November 1938. It was re-designated as 74 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939 and adopted the title “City of Glasgow” in September 1939. In June 1940 it was re-designated as Heavy Anti-Aircraft. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in November 1944 and was reconstituted as 474 (City of Glasgow) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 42 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Glasgow, UK
Nov 40 British Troops Egypt Egypt
Jan 41 2 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Cairo, Egypt
Feb 41 British Troops Egypt Suez Canal, Egypt
Jul 41 2 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Port Said, Egypt
Aug 42 20 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Army Palestine
May 43 Middle East Forces Cyprus
Dec 43 1 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Palestine
Jun 44 18 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Alexandria, Egypt
Nov 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 230, 231, 232
Dec 41 230, 232
Apr 43 230, 232, 683

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45