75 (Home Counties)(Cinque Ports) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

75 (Home Counties)(Cinque Ports) Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) was formed in November 1938 by conversion of 59 Field Brigade RA(TA). It was re-designated as 75 (Home Counties)(Cinque Ports) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939. In June 1940 it was re-designated as Heavy Anti-Aircraft. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in July 1944 and was reconstituted as 259 (Home Counties)(Cinque Ports) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 28 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Division Kent, UK
Nov 40 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Aug 41 37 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Division Kent, UK
Apr 42 War Office Reserve UK
Aug 42 Persia & Iraq Command (PAI Force)
4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade
Iraq
Sep 42 223 Battery detached to Bahrain Bahrain
May 44 Middle East Command
4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade
Iraq
Jul 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 223 (Cinque Ports), 233 (Kent), 306
Jul 41 223, 233, 306, 422
Mar 42 223, 233, 306
Sep 42 223 Battery to Bahrain
Jan 43 1 Troop, 223 Battery to Abadan, Persia (Iran)
Apr 43 BHQ & 2 Troop to Abadan, Persia (Iran)

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45