59 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)

59 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed  in October 1940 in Norfolk, with three batteries. The Regiment moved to India in April 1942. It served there for the remainder of the war. 59 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded October 1944 in India.

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.

Oct 40   Formed Norfolk, UK
Oct 40   Home Forces UK
Apr 42 Indian Eastern Command Eastern Army, 1 Indian Anti-Aircraft Brigade India
May 43 36 Infantry Division 59 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 36 Indian Division Bandra, India
Oct 43 33 Indian Corps 59 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 33 Indian Corps India
Dec 43 Indian Southern Command Southern Army, 1 Royal Marine Anti-Aircraft Brigade Nira, India
Jan 44 33 Indian Corps 33 Indian Corps India
Jun 44 Indian Southern Command Southern Army, 9 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Poona, India
24 Oct 44   Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 179, 183, 184

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45