92 (Loyals) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA

92 (Loyals) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was formed in November 1941 by conversion of 7th Battalion The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire), with three batteries . The Regiment served with 3 Infantry division for most of the war. They went to Normandy with them in June 1944. 92 (Loyals) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was disbanded in January 1946 in NW Europe .

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.

Nov 41   Formed from 7th Battalion Loyal Regiment
(North Lancashire)
Redcar, Yorkshire, UK
Nov 41

 

Home Forces

318 Battery at Walton on Thames, Surrey

Watton-at-Stone, Herfordshire, UK
Mar 42 3 Infantry Division late 92 (Loyals) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 3 Infantry Division Hitchin, Hertfordshire, UK
Feb 43 3 Infantry Division late 92 (Loyals) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 3 Infantry Division Castle Douglas, Galloway, UK
Apr 44 3 Infantry Division late 92 (Loyals) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA 3 Infantry Division Horndean, Hampshire, UK
Jun 44 3 Infantry Division late 3 Infantry Division Normandy, France
Sep 44 3 Infantry Division late 3 Infantry Division Belgium
Mar 45 3 Infantry Division late 3 Infantry Division The Rhine, Germany
May 45 3 Infantry Division late 3 Infantry Division Bremen, Germany

 

Batteries

Nov 41 317, 318, 319

 

Equipment

Nov 41 Bofors 40 mm
Jun 43 1 troop per battery – 6 x Bofors 40 mm Self Propelled
Mar 44 1 extra troop per battery – 8 x 20 mm guns

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45