61 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

61 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was formed in November 1940 in Godalming, with two batteries from 101 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment and one newly raised. The Regiment was disbanded August 1944 in the Middle East, to provide infantry reinforcements.

Nov 40 Formed from batteries from 101 Light Anti-Aircraft/Anti-Tank Regiment Godalming, Surrey, UK
Nov 40 1 Support Group UK
Dec 41 1 Support Group N Africa
Jun 42 Middle East Forces N Africa
Jan 43 21 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Suez Canal, Egypt
Jan 44 17 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Libya
Aug 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Nov 40 43, 44, 197

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45