52 (East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted from 93 Field Brigade, in November 1938 at Burnley. It went to France with the BEF in November 1939. Moving to North Africa in September 1940, it served in Crete, Greece and Italy. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in November 1945. 52 (East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was re-constituted as 293 (East Lancashire) 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.
|Nov 38||Formed from 93 Field Brigade||Burnley, Lancashire, UK|
|Nov 39||1 Corps||France|
|Jun 40||Home Forces||UK|
|Sep 40||British Troops Egypt||N Africa|
|Nov 40||155 Battery detached to 13 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment||N Africa|
RHQ & 156 Battery only
|Oct 41||Middle East Forces||N Africa|
|Aug 43||8 Army||Italy|
|Nov 38||154, 155, 156|
|Oct 41||100, 155|
|Oct 43||100, 155, 195|
|Sep 39||Bofors 40 mm, Morris CDSW LAA Tractor|
|Nov 39||16 x Bofors 40 mm, 40 LMG’s, 7 x Vickers 2 pdr Mk VIII Pom Pom|