81 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

Sep 39 44 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 4 Anti-Aircraft Division Manchester, UK
Jun 40 Orkney & Shetland Defences (OSDEF) Scapa Flow, Orkney, UK
Jun 41 70 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 4 Anti-Aircraft Division Manchester, UK
Apr 42 War Office Reserve UK
Aug 42 21 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Suez Canal zone, Egypt
Aug 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 253 (Cheshire), 254 (Cheshire), 255 (Cheshire)
Jun 41 253, 254, 255, 416
Apr 42 253, 254, 255

 

Equipment

Sep 39 253 Bty – 2 x 3 inch Guns, 254 Bty – 4 x 3 inch Guns, 15 Lewis Guns (Metropolitan-Vickers factory at Trafford Park)
Nov 39 254 Bty – 32 x Lewis Guns (Metropolitan-Vickers factory at Trafford Park), 255, 416