115 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)

115 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted in January 1942 from 8th Battalion The East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York’s Own). The Regiment served with 46 Infantry Division throughout going to North Africa with them. They landed in Tunisia fighting their way to Tunis. Earmarked for Sicily, instead they took part in the landings at Salerno, Italy. The Regiment fought their way up Italy to the Gothic line with a short break to rest and refit in Palestine. They were removed from the Division just before disbandment as all LAA Regiments were taken from Divisions. 115 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded in January 1945.

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Jan 42   Formed from 8th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment  
Jan 42   Home Forces UK
Feb 42 46 Infantry Division 115 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 46 Infantry Division, 12 Corps South East England
Aug 42 46 Infantry Division 115 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 46 Infantry Division, 1 Army UK
Jan 43 46 Infantry Division 115 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 46 Infantry Division Tunisia
May 43 46 Infantry Division 46 Infantry Division Tunis, Tunisia
Sep 43 46 Infantry Division 46 Infantry Division Salerno, Italy
Jan 44 46 Infantry Division 46 Infantry Division R Garigliano, Italy
Apr 44 46 Infantry Division 46 Infantry Division (rest & refit) Palestine
Jul 44 46 Infantry Division 46 Infantry Division Gothic Line, Italy
Sep 44 46 Infantry Division 46 Infantry Division Rimini, Italy
Jan 45   Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Jan 42 377, 378, 379

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45