91 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

91 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed at Goole, Yorkshire in March 1939. It was re-designated as 91 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in July 1944 and reconstituted as 491 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Mar 39 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division Hull, Yorkshire, UK
May 40 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division Hull, Yorkshire, UK
Jan 41 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Hull, Yorkshire, UK
Apr 42 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Hull, Yorkshire, UK
Apr 42 War Office Reserve Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Jul 42 British Troops Egypt Egypt
Sep 42 20 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 9 Army Beirut, Lebanon
Jun 43 Diluted by African Pioneer Corps men  
Sep 43 81 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Haifa, Palestine
Jan 44 Middle East Forces El Tahag, Egypt
Mar 44 18 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Alexandria, Egypt
Jul 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Mar 39 221 (1st West Riding), 270 (Wentworth), 286
Mar 41 221, 270, 286, 395
Dec 41 221, 286, 395, 478
Apr 42 221, 286, 395

Gun Sites Occupied

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Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
Sep 39 J/H9 Stone Creek Humber

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45