98 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed at Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in April 1939. It was re-designated as 98 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) in June 1940. The Regiment served in Anti-Aircraft Command until coming under command of 2 Army in March 1944. It went to Normandy with 2 Army and fought through France to Antwerp in Belgium. The unit was placed in suspended animation in April 1946 in NW Europe. 98 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was reconstituted as 498 (Gloucestershire) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Apr 39||5 Anti-Aircraft Division, 46 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||UK|
|Sep 40||4 Anti-Aircraft Division, 44 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Manchester, UK|
|May 42||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West England|
|Mar 44||2 Army, 75 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||UK|
|Jun 44||2 Army, 75 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Normandy, France|
|Nov 44||2 Army, 76 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Antwerp, Belgium|
|Apr 39||300, 301|
|May 40||300, 301, 320|
|Mar 41||300, 301, 320, 399|
|Jul 42||300, 301, 320|
Gun Sites Occupied
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|Dates||Gun Site||Gun Defended Area|
|1940||B3/7 Rockingham Farm||Bristol|