116 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted in January 1942 from 12th Battalion The Royal Welch Fusiliers. The Regiment served with 53 Infantry Division. It moved to Normandy on the 27 June 1944 and fought through France ending at s’Hertogenbosch, Holland. When 50 Division was broken up, 25 LAA Regiment was transferred to 53 Division. 116 LAA as the junior regiment was broken up as re-inforcements. 116 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was placed in suspended animation 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.
|Jan 42||Formed from 12th Battalion Royal Welch Fusiliers|
|Jan 42||Home Forces||UK|
|Apr 42||53 Infantry Division||UK|
|27 Jun 44||53 Infantry Division||Normandy, France|
|Aug 44||53 Infantry Division||Falaise, France|
|Sep 44||53 Infantry Division||Lille, France|
|Oct 44||53 Infantry Division||s’Hertogenbosch, Holland|
|Dec 44||Broken up|
|Jan 42||380, 381, 382|