72 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed in January 1941 at Walworth, Darlington with three batteries. The Regiment Served with Anti-Aircraft Command until June 1943. It then moved to North Africa and 3 months later to Italy. 72 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was disbanded in October 1944.
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.
|Jan 41||Formed||Darlington, Co. Durham, UK|
|Jan 41||7 Anti-Aircraft Division, 43 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||West Hartlepool, Co Durham, UK|
|Jun 41||3 Anti-Aircraft Division, 36 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Edinburgh, UK|
|Apr 42||9 Anti-Aircraft Division, 45 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Cardiff, UK|
|May 42||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 69 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Bristol, UK|
|Jun 43||Allied Forces HQ||N Africa|
|Sep 43||8 Army||Italy|
|Jan 41||212, 213, 217|
|Feb 42||212, 213, 217, 465|
|Jul 42||212, 213, 217|