16 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

16 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed with three batteries in Kent, in December 1938. The Regiment was re-designated as 16 Holding Regiment RA(TA) in June 1944 (this was a different unit to 16 Holding Regiment RA). It went into suspended animation in November 1944 an was re-constituted as 516 (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Dec 38 Eastern Command Sittingbourne, Kent, UK
Oct 39 56 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Kent, UK
Jan 42 17 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Basra, Iraq
Apr 42 9 Army The Levant
May 42 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Army The Levant
May 43 8 Army The Levant
Jan 44 1 Anti-Aircraft Brigade The Levant
Jun 44 Became 16 Holding Regiment RA  
Nov 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 45, 46, 47, 83
Jun 41 45, 46, 83

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45