96 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

96 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed in West Yorkshire in April 1939. It was re-designated as 96 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in June 1944 and reconstituted as 496 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Apr 39 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division Yorkshire, UK
Nov 40 62 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Yorkshire, UK
May 42 War Office Reserve UK
Oct 42 21 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Middle East Forces Egypt
Jul 43 Diluted by men from the African Pioneer Corps Egypt
Jun 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Apr 39 186, 287, 294, 295, 296
Sep 40 186, 287, 294, 295
Sep 41 186, 294, 295, 447
May 42 186, 294, 295

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45