17 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

17 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed with two batteries at Chelsea, in December 1938. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in March 1946. It was re-constituted as 517 (Essex) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 39 London District Chelsea, London, UK
Oct 39 37 Anti-Aircraft Brigade London, UK
Nov 42 1 Army N Africa
Jul 43 Allied Forces HQ N Africa
Sep 43 8 Army Italy

 

Batteries

Sep 39 48, 49, 50
Nov 49 49, 50, 96, 146
Oct 40 50, 96, 146
Sep 41 50, 96, 146 , 283
Jul 42 50, 96, 146

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45