13 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

13 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed with two batteries at Hillsborough in July 1938. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in February 1946 and resusitated as 13 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment, as a cadre in March 1946. It was re-designated 117 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA as a war formed unit and the original TA unit re-constituted as 513 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in early 1947.

Sep 39 57 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Sheffield, Yorkshire, UK
Nov 40

British Troops Egypt

122 Battery detached to Greece

Mersa Matruh, Egypt
Dec 40 7 Armoured Division Egypt
Feb 41 7 Armoured Division Derna, Libya
Jun 41 4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade – Tobruk Garrison Tobruk, Libya
Oct 41 RHQ Tobruk, 37 & 38 Batteries in Egypt Tobruk & Alexandria, Egypt
Dec 41 8 Army N Africa
Aug 42 9 Army Palestine
Jan 43 8 Army N Africa
Sep 43 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Salerno, Italy
Sep 43 22 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Salerno, Italy
Apr 44 8 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Italy
Jan 45 22 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Italy
Apr 45 66 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Italy

 

Batteries

Sep 39 37, 38, 122 (Mobile)
Nov 40 37, 38, 155 (under command) – 122 detached to Greece
Dec 41 37, 38, 122

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45