55 (Devon) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

55 (Devon) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed as a duplicate of 51 (Devon) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, in 1939. The Regiment was converted to  55 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment in July 1943 and re-designated 111 (Devon) Anti-Tank Regiment in September 1944. The Regiment was re-constituted as 852 (Devon) Tractor Battery RA(TA) in January 1947 but not reformed.

Sep 39 Home Forces UK
Apr 40 6 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Norway
Jun 40 Home Forces UK
Mar 42 1 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Royal Marines Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Jul 43 Calcutta Area India
29 Jul 43 Became 55 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 163, 164, 165
Jun 42 163, 164, 165, 524

 

Equipment

Apr 40 Bofors 40 mm

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45