9 (Londonderry) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(SR)

 

Sep 39 3 (Ulster) Anti-Aircraft Brigade Londonderry, UK
Nov 39 Home Forces Deepcut, Hampshire, UK
Nov 39 British Troops Egypt Alexandria, Egypt
Feb 42 Middle East Forces Canal Zone, Egypt
Aug 42 9 Army Palestine
Dec 42 8 Army Martuba, Libya
Jan 43 8 Army Tripoli, Libya
May 43 Diluted with men from the African Pioneer Corps  
Jul 43 2 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Army Tripoli area, Libya
Sep 43 5 Army Salerno, Italy
Oct 43 5 Army Naples, Italy
Jan 44 66 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Pompeii, Italy
Mar 44 5 Army Naples/Salerno, Italy
Jun 44 66 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Anzio, Italy
Jul 44 66 Anti-Aircraft Brigade San Stefano, Italy
Jul 44 5 Army Resignano, Italy
Jul 44 5 Army Leghorn, Italy
Aug 44 Basutos transferred out  
Sep 44 Home Forces Skegness, Lincolnshire, UK
Nov 44 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Derby, Derbyshire, UK
Jan 45 Anti-Aircraft Command Louth, Lincolnshire, UK
Jun 45 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Ludham, Norfolk, UK

 

Batteries

Sep 39 24, 25, 26, 6 LAA
Nov 39 24, 25, 26, 5 LAA (under command)
Feb 40 24, 25, 26, 5 LAA, 20 (under command)
Oct 41 24, 25, 26

 

Equipment

Sep 39 3 inch guns
Dec 39 3.7 inch guns

Notes

During their time in North Africa, Batteries and Sections often served away from the main Regiment as far afield as the Western Desert and Port Sudan.