34 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)

34 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was originally formed in Chepstow and/or Swansea in August 1939 with one battery. A second battery was added in 1941 and the third in 1942 before moving overseas. The Regiment went to Egypt in October 1942 and then to Italy in December 1943. 34 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was placed in suspended animation in February 1945. It was reconstituted January 1947 as 534 (Glamorgan) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA)

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.

Sep 39 5 AA Div 34 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 5 Anti-Aircraft Division, 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Swansea, West Glamorgan, UK
Oct 42 50 (Northumbrian) Infantry Division 34 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 50 Infantry Division Egypt
Nov 42 8 Army 8 Army, 17 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tobruk area, Libya
May 43 8 Army 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade N Africa
May 43 1st Army 1 Army, 22 Anti-Aircraft Brigade N Africa
Dec 43 Allied Forces HQ Allied Forces HQ, 25 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Bari, Italy
Feb 45   Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 92
Jul 41 92, 246
May 42 65, 92, 246

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45