30 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed at Ipswich, in August 1939. It moved to North Africa in July 1942. From there it moved on to Syria in 1943 and Italy the following year. It was disbanded in December 1945. 30 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was re-constituted as 530 (Essex) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Aug 39||Eastern Command||Ipswich, Suffolk, UK|
|Oct 39||2 Anti-Aircraft Division, 40 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||UK|
|Apr 42||44 Infantry Division||UK|
|Jul 42||44 Infantry Division||N Africa|
|Jan 43||Middle East Forces||N Africa|
|Oct 43||9 Army, 20 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Syria|
|Feb 44||10 Indian Division||Syria|
|Mar 44||10 Indian Division||Italy|
|Nov 44||8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Italy|
|Apr 45||Allied Forces HQ||Italy|
|Sep 39||117, 118, 120|
|Feb 42||80, 117, 118, 120|
|Feb 44||117, 118, 120|