82 (Essex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

82 Anti-Aircraft Brigade RA(TA) was raised in November 1938 at Barking, London. It was re-designated as 82 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1939. It became 82 (Essex) Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in July 1939 and in June 1940 it was re-designated as Heavy Anti-Aircraft. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1947. Personnel formed a new War Formed Regiment and it was re-designated 63 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in April 1947.  The TA unit was reconstituted as 482 (Essex) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Jan 39 37 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Division South East England
May 40 6 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Norway
Jun 40 Home Forces UK
Jul 40 Gibraltar Command Gibraltar
Sep 41 15 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Gibraltar
May 43 35 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Group South East England
Mar 44 44 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Group Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
May 44 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group South West coast, England
Aug 44 26 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group London, UK
Dec 44 37 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Anti-Aircraft Group East Anglia, UK
Sep 45 37 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 1 Anti-Aircraft Group East Anglia, UK

 

Batteries

Jan 39 156 (Barking), 193, 256 (Barking)
Nov 42 156, 193, 228, 256
May 43 156, 193, 256
Oct 43 156, 193, 228, 256
Sep 45 156, 193, 256

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45