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