100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA

100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was converted in December 1941 from 18th Battalion The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). The Regiment moved to Iraq in November 1942 and then to Egypt and Tunisia driving over 3,000 miles in a month. It went to Italy in September 1943 landing at Salerno and later fought at Anzio.  100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was disbanded in January 1945.

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.

Dec 41   Formed from 18th Battalion
Royal Fusiliers
 
Dec 41   Home Forces UK
Feb 42 56 (London) Infantry Division 100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 56 Infantry Division East Anglia, UK
Nov 42 56 (London) Infantry Division 100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 56 Infantry Division Kirkuk, Iraq
Mar 43 56 (London) Infantry Division 100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 56 Infantry Division Egypt
Mar 43 56 (London) Infantry Division 100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 56 Infantry Division Tunisia
Sep 43 56 (London) Infantry Division 100 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 56 Infantry Division Salerno, Italy
Sep 43 56 (London) Infantry Division 56 Infantry Division Capua, Italy
Dec 43 56 (London) Infantry Division 56 Infantry Division Monte Camino, Italy
Feb 44 56 (London) Infantry Division 56 Infantry Division Anzio, Italy
Apr 44 56 (London) Infantry Division 56 Infantry Division Port Said, Egypt
Jul 44 56 (London) Infantry Division 56 Infantry Division Gothic Line, Italy
Nov 44 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ Italy
Jan 45   Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Dec 41 330, 331, 332

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45