99 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

99 Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was raised from the London Welsh in April 1939. It was re-designated as 99 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in June 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in April 1946 in NW Europe and reconstituted as 499 (Kensington) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Apr 39 48 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 1 Anti-Aircraft Division London, UK
Jun 40 37 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Division Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK
May 41 59 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Orkney & Shetland Defences Scapa Flow, Orkney, UK
Aug 42 67 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group Milford Haven,
Pembrokeshire, UK
Oct 42 Anti-Aircraft Command Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire, UK
Mar 43 War Office Reserve Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Apr44 76 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Army Southend, Essex, UK
Jun 44 76 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Army Gold Beach,
Normandy, France
Aug 44 101 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Cherbourg, France
Sep 44 75 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Ostend, Belgium
Dec 44 101 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Brussels, Belgium
Jan 45 101 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Helmond, Holland
Apr 45 76 Anti-Aircraft Brigade South Beveland, Holland
May 45 101 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Hamburg, Germany

 

Batteries

Apr 39 302, 303
Apr 40 302, 303, 318
Aug 42 302, 303, 399
Sep 42 302, 303, 318

Equipment

May 40 303 Battery – 3 inch 20 cwt

Gun Sites Occupied

302 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
24 Aug 39-5 Jun 40 ZS17 Mitcham Common London IAZ
6 Jun 40-May 41

H9 Martlesham

H10 Brightwell

H12 Nacton Heath

Martlesham

Martlesham

Ipswich

May 41-Aug 42

R1 & R2

Scapa

303 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
24 Aug 39

ZS13 Shirley Park

ZS15 Norbury

London IAZ
May 40-5 Jun 40

ZS10 Hayes Common

London IAZ
6 Jun 40-Sep 40

H2 Searsons Farm

Harwich
Sep 40-Dec 40

ZS17 Mitcham Common

London IAZ
May 41-Aug 42

R3 & B1

Scapa

318 Battery

Dates Gun Site Gun Defended Area
15 May 40-30 Jun 40

ZS14 Dulwich

ZS16 Clapham Junction

London IAZ
30 Jun 40-May 41

H1 Landguard

H3 Dovercourt

Harwich
May 41-Sep 41

F1 & F2

Scapa

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45