52 (East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

52 (East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was converted from 93 Field Brigade, in November 1938. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in November 1945 and re-constituted as 293 (East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

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
Dec 40

RHQ & 156 Battery only

154 Battery

Crete

Greece

Oct 41 Middle East Forces N Africa
Aug 43 8 Army Italy

 

Batteries

Nov 38 154, 155, 156
Jul 41 155
Oct 41 100, 155
Oct 43 100, 155, 195

 

Equipment

Sep 39 Bofors 40 mm, Morris CDSW LAA Tractor

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45