76 (Gloucestershire) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

 

Sep 39 5 Anti-Aircraft Division Bristol, UK
Nov 40 46 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division Bristol, UK
Nov 41 69 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division Bristol, UK
Sep 42 War Office Reserve UK
Nov 42 Allied Forces HQ Algiers, Algeria
Jan 43 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Algeria
May 43 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Bizerta, Tunisia
Jul 43 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Syracuse, Sicily
Sep 43 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Italy
Oct 43 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Bari, Italy
Apr 44 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, US 5 Army Rome area, Italy
Feb 45 Diluted by African Pioneer Corps men  
Apr 45 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Lombardy Plain, Italy

 

Batteries

Sep 39 236, 237, 238 (Bristol)
May 41 236, 237, 238, 349
Jan 42 236, 237, 349, 480
May 42 236, 237, 349

 

Gun Sites Occupied

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349 Battery

Dates Site Gun Defended Area
Nov 40 B12/15 Hanham Bristol
25 Nov-3 Dec 40 B10/9 Almondsbury Bristol
3-18 Dec 40 B10/9 Almondsbury

 

B12/15 Hanham
Bristol
30 Jan-6 Sep 41

 

18 May-6 Sep 41
B7/17 Whitchurch

 

18 Chew
Bristol
6 Sep-8 Oct 41 B1/3 Gordano

 

4 St George’s Wharf
Bristol
8 Oct 41-23 Mar 42 1/2 Nothe

 

2/5 Wyke

 

5/4 Southwell
Portland/Weymouth
23-31 Mar 42 Blandford Forum Training Camp  
1 Apr-15 May 42 Bedhampton Camp 2, Havant  
15 May-19 Jun 42 Jeskins Court (TS15 Cobam ?)

 

TS18 Green Street Green

 

Strood (TS8 Tower Hill ?)
Thames & Medway
19 Jun-3 Jul 42 TS15 Cobham Thames & Medway
7 Jul-26 Sep 42 D1 Farthingloe

 

D11 Hawkinge
Dover