2 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA

2 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was formed at Aldershot in October 1940 with three batteries. The Regiment was disbanded in June 1944 and re-constituted in February 1946.  It was disbanded again in December 1946.

Oct 40 Formed Aldershot, Hampshire, UK
Oct 40 Home Forces UK
Dec 40 Batteries under various units Egypt
Jun 41

Tobruk Garrison – 4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade

1 Battery until April, then 5 Battery

Tobruk, Libya
Oct 41 8 Army – 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade N Africa
Jul 42 2 Anti-Aircraft Brigade El Alamein, Egypt
Jan 43 1 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Benghazi, Libya
May 43 2 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tripolitani, Libya
May 43 Middle East Forces N Africa
Jun 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 1, 5, 6
Jul 43 6, 638, 653, 654
Jul 43 6, A, B, C
Oct 43 5, 6, A, B, C,
Feb 44 5, 508, 509, 510

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45