35 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)

35 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed at Romsey, Hampshire in August 1939. The Regiment sailed for Iraq but were diverted en route to Singapore. It was placed in suspended animation after being captured at Singapore in February 1942. 35 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was re-constituted as 535 (Hampshire) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

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Sep 39 Southern Command RA version 35 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) Southern Command Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
Sep 39 5 AA Div 35 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 5 Anti-Aircraft Division, 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade UK
Feb 41 8 AA Div 8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade UK
13 Jan 42 Malaya Command Malaya Command

Malaya – 144 Battery & 2 Troops 89 Battery

Singapore – 78 Battery & 1 Troop 89 Battery then to Sumatra at P1 & P2 airfields then as infantry in Java where they were captured

Singapore – 144 Battery & 2 Troops 89 Battery withdrawn from Malaya. 2 Troops 89 Battery to Sumatra but sunk on route

Feb 42   Captured at Singapore 144 Battery

 

Batteries

Sep 39 85, 89, 90, 131
Nov 39 78, 89, 90, 144
Jun 40 78, 89, 144

 

Equipment

Jan 42 Bofors 40 mm

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45