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British Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939

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Anti-Aircraft Command, TA on 3 September 1939


HQ AA Command: Bentley Priory, Stanmore, Middlesex
(Brigade Sub-Titles dropped in September 1939)

1st Anti-Aircraft Division: HQ Hillington House, Uxbridge (Raised 15 December 1935) - London District
   26th (London) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Brompton Road SW3 - London District
      (Raised 16 December 1935 in Chelsea)
      53rd (City of London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 157th, 159th (Lloyd's), 158th (City of London) Btys: War Office Dept, White City Road W 12
      86th (Honourable Artillery Company) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 273rd-275th Btys: Armoury House, Finsbury E.C. 1
      88th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 281st-283rd Btys: White City
   38th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Duke of York's Headquarters, Chelsea - London District
      (Raised 28 September 1938 at Chelsea)
      26th (London Electrical Engineers) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 303rd, 321st, 339th Coys: Duke of York's Headquarters, Chelsea, S.W. 3
         301st Coy: Shepards Bush W. 12
      27th (London Electrical Engineers) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ: Mitcham Lane
         304th-306th, 390th Coys: Rochester Row, S.W. 1
      75th Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (Middlesex)(T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ and 3 Btys: Cowley
   48th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Lewisham SE3 - London District
      (Raised 28 August 1939 at Lee Green - Later at Lewisham)
      54th (City of London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 160th-162nd (City of London), 312th Btys: Putney S.W. 15
      60th (City of London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 168th, 169th, 194th Btys: Catford S.E. 6
      97th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 298th, 299th Btys: Westminster, London
      99th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 302nd, 303rd Btys: London W. 8
   49th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Lower Belgrave Street SW1 - London District
      (Raised 28 August 1939 at London SW1)
      51st (London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 151st-153rd (London) Btys: Duke of York's HQ, Chelsea, S.W. 3
      52nd (London) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 154th, 155th (London) Btys: Acton N.W. 3
         271st (Brentford), 313th Btys: Brentford
      84th (Middlesex, London Transport) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, East. Cmd.
         HQ, 260th-261st (London Transport) Btys: Willesdon, N.W. 10
         262nd-263rd Btys: Arnos Grove N. 11

2nd Anti-Aircraft Division: HQ RAF Station, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire (Raised 1 September 1936) - Northern Command
   32nd (Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Normanton House, Derby - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 1 November 1936 at Derby)
      42nd (The Robin Hood's, Sherwood Foresters) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ: Nottingham
         366th Coy: Carlton
         367th Coy: Beeston
         368th Coy: Bulwell
         369th Coy: Sutton-in-Coldfield
      44th (The Leicestershire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 374th-377th Coys: Leicester
      50th (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 400th-401st Coys: Northampton
         402nd Coy: Peterborough
         403rd Coy: Kettering
      68th (North Midland) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 200th, 222nd (Derby) Btys: Derby
         276th, 277th Btys: Nottingham
   40th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Duxford, Cambridge - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
      (Raised 29 September 1938 at South Ealing)
      33rd (St. Pancras) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 332nd, 333rd Coys: Albany St., London N.W. 1
         334th Coy: Barnet
      36th (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 317th, 345th Coys: Edgware
         346th Coy: Southall
         424th Coy:
      58th (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 344th, 426th Coys: Harrow
         425th Coy: Roxeth, South Harrow
      9th Battalion, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own)(60th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.)  - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 429th-431st Coys: Willesdon N.W. 10
      10th (3rd City of London) Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (69th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 456th-458th Coys: Harrow Road, London W. 2
   41st (London) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Elbury Street, London, SW1 - London District
      (Raised 29 September 1938 at London SW1)
      32nd (7th City of London) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 328th Coy: Finsbury Square, E.C. 2
         329th, 330th Coys: Grove Park S.E. 12
      1st/6th Battalion, The Essex Regiment (64th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 441st-442nd Coys: The Cedars, West Ham E. 15
         443rd Coy: Chingford
      2nd/6th Battalion, The Essex Regiment (65th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Chatham Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 444th Coy: Prittlewell, Southend-on-Sea
         445th Coy: East Ham
         446th Coy: Grays
      78th (1st East Anglian) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 243rd (2nd Norfolk), 244th (3rd Norfolk) Btys: Norwich
         245th (1st Norfolk) Bty: Greater Yarmouth
         409th (Suffolk) Bty: Lowestoft
   50th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Nottingham - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 24 August 1939 at Hucknall, Nottinghamshire)
      26th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 114th-116th Btys: Derby (Mobile Reserve)

3rd Anti-Aircraft Division: HQ Edinburgh (Raised 1 September 1938) - Scottish Command
   36th (Scottish) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Edinburgh - Lowland Area, Scottish Command
      (Raised 1 May 1938 at Edinburgh)
      71st (Forth) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 227th, 229th (Fife) Btys: Dunfermline
      94th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 291st Bty: Turnhouse, Edinburgh
         228th (Edinburgh) Bty: Edinburgh
         292nd Bty: Musselburgh
      101st Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 297th Bty: Inverness
         226th Bty: Kirkwall
   42nd Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Glasgow - Lowland Area Scottish Command
      (Raised 1 October 1938 at Glasgow)
      74th (City of Glasgow) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 230th-232nd Btys: Glasgow
      83rd (Blythswood) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 257th-259th Btys: Bridgeton, Glasgow S.E.
      100th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 304th, 305th Btys: Motherwell, Lanarkshire
   51st Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Edinburgh - Lowland Area, Scottish Command
      (Raised 25 August 1939 at Edinburgh)
      14th (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 39th (Linlithgow), 40th (Bathgate), 58th Btys: Edinburgh
         57th Bty: South Queensferry
      18th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 54th, 99th, 139th Btys: Glasgow
         56th Bty: Ardeer
      19th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 59th Bty: Edinburgh
         60th Bty: Falkirk
      31st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ: Perth
         61st Bty: Grangemouth
         101st Bty (271st Tp: Leuchars; 272nd Tp: Donibristle)
      32nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 98th Bty: Falkirk
         55th Bty: Rosyth
         103rd Bty (277th, 278th Tps: Bishopton R.O.F.; 279th, 280th Tps: Kilmarnock)
   52nd Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Stirling - Highland Area, Scottish Command
      (Raised 26 September 1939 at Acton)
      51st (Highland) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 320th (City of Dundee) Coy: Dundee
         319th (City of Aberdeen) Coy: Aberdeen
         404th Coy: Cowdenbeath
      4th/5th (Queen's Edinburgh) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment)(52nd Searchlight Regiment (T.A.) - Lowland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 405th-407th Coys: Edinburgh 1
      56th Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (Cameronians)(T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 417th-419th Btys: Glasgow
      57th (Glasgow) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
         HQ, 420th-423rd Btys: South Glasgow
   3rd Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Supplementary Reserve: Belfast, Northern Ireland District - Attached
      (Raised 7 December 1938 at Belfast)
      3rd (Ulster) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (S.R.)
         HQ, 10th, 11th Btys: Belfast
         9th Bty: Clonaver, Strandtown
         12th Bty: Lurgan
      8th (Belfast) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (S.R.)
         HQ, 21st-23rd AA Btys: Belfast
         5th Light AA Bty: Newtownards
      9th (Londonderry) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (S.R.)
         HQ, 24th-25th AA Btys: Londonderry
         26th AA Bty: Ballymena
         6th Light AA Bty: Coleraine
      102nd Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northern Ireland District
         HQ, 314th, 315th, 316th Btys: Antrim 
         175th, 176th Light AA Btys: Antrim (added 10 September 1939)

4th Anti-Aircraft Division: HQ Chester (Raised 1 September 1938) - Western Command
   33rd (Western) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Woolton, Liverpool - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
      (Raised 1 November 1936 at Liverpool)
      70th (3rd West Lancashire) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 211th (13th West Lancashire), 212th (27th West Lancashire), 216th (14th West Lancashire)
            Btys: Igburth, Liverpool
         309th Bty: Bootle, Liverpool
      81st Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 253rd, 254th (Cheshire) Btys: Stockport
         255th (Cheshire) Bty: Stalybridge
         (Was to have been formed by The Loyals with RHQ and 287th Bty at Pontefract and
         270th Bty at Rotherham (ex 68th AA Brigade)
      93rd Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 288th, 289th Btys: Oxton, Birkenhead
         267th (Wirral) Bty: West Birkenhead
         290th Bty: Chester
      38th (The King's Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 350th-353rd Coys: Liverpool
      62nd (The Loyal) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 435th-437th Btys: Preston
   34th (South Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Coventry - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      (Raised 1 April 1938 at Coventry)
      69th (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 190th-191st Btys: Edgbaston, Birmingham 15
         192nd, 199th Btys: King's Norton Birmingham
      73rd Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 209th (Wolverhampton) Bty: Wolverhampton
         210th (West Bromwich) Bty: West Bromwich
         311th Bty: Brierley Hall
      95th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 293rd Bty: Washwood Heath, nr. Birmingham
         204th (Warwickshire) Bty: Saltley, Birmingham
   44th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Manchester - East Lancashire Area, Western Command
      (Raised 29 September 1938 at Manchester)
      65th (The Manchester Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 181st-183rd, 196th Btys: Hulme, Manchester 15
      39th (The Lancashire Fusiliers) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - East Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 354th-357th Coys: Salford
      71st (East Lancashire) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 462nd-464th Btys: Manchester
   53rd Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Chester - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
      (Raised 24 August 1939 at Chester)
      15th (Isle of Man) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 41st, 42nd Btys: Douglas, Isle of Man
         129th Bty:
      21st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ: Liverpool
         67th Bty: Bromborough
         68th Bty: Ellesmore Port
         69th Bty: Northwich
         80th Bty: Kearsley, Manchester
         136th Bty (393rd Tp: Tern Hill; 394th Tp: Shawbury; 395th-396th Tps: Crew Jct.)
      25th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 225th (27th West Lancashire), 81st, 82nd Btys: Liverpool
      33rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ: Liverpool
         132nd Bty: (377th, 378th Tps: Lostock; 379th Tp: Prescot; 380th Tp: Speke)
   54th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: South Birmingham - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      (Raised 1 September 1939 at Sutton Coldfield. Later at Chester)
      41st (5th North Staffordshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 362nd-365th Coys: Stoke-on-Trent
      45th (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 378th-381st Coys: Birmingham 5
      59th (Warwickshire) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 399th, 427th, 428th  Btys: Birmingham
      61st (South Lancashire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
         HQ, 432nd-434th Btys: St. Helen

5th Anti-Aircraft Division: HQ Reading (Raised 1 September 1938) - Eastern Command
   35th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Fareham, Hampshire - Southern Area, Southern Command
      (Raised 1 April 1938 at Fareham)
      56th (Cornwall) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South-Western Area, Southern Command
         HQ: Falmouth
         165th (Cornwall) Bty: Redruth
         201st (Cornwall) Bty: Padstow
         202nd (Cornwall) Bty: Par
         203rd (Cornwall) Bty: Penzance
      57th (Wessex) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Southern Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 213th (Portsmouth) Bty: Portsmouth
         214th (Southsea) Bty: Southsea
         215th (Gosport and Fareham) Bty: Gosport
         219th (Isle of Wight and Cosham) Bty: Newport, Isle of Wight
      72nd (Hampshire) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Southern Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 218th (Hampshire Royal Horse Artillery) Bty: Southampton
         217th (Hampshire Carabineers) Bty: Winchester
         310th Bty: Parkstone, Dorset
      48th (Hampshire) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - South-Western Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 391st Coy: Portsmouth
         392nd Coy: East Cowes
         393rd Coy: Gosport
         394th Coy: Southampton
   45th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Cardiff - Welsh Area, Western Command
      (Raised 29 September 1938 at Newport, Monmouthshire - Later Cardiff)
      77th (Welsh) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Welsh Area, Western Command
         HQ, 239th, 240th (Glamorgan) Btys: Cardiff
         241st, 242nd (Glamorgan) Btys: Rhondda
      6th (Glamorgan) Battalion, The Welch Regiment (67th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Welsh Area, Western Command
         HQ, 450th-452nd Coys: Cardiff
      1st (Rifle) Battalion, The Monmouthshire Regiment (68th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Welsh Area, Western Command
         HQ, 453rd-455th Coys: Newport, Monmouthshire
   46th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Bristol - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      (Raised 27 September 1938 at Bristol)
      76th (Gloucestershire) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 236th-238th (Bristol) Btys: Clifton, Bristol
      98th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 300th Bty: Cheltenham
         301st Bty: Moreton-in-the-Marsh
      4th (City of Bristol) Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment (66th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 447th-449th Coys: Bristol
    47th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Grosvenor Gardens, SW1 - London District
      (Raised 29 September 1938 at Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey)
      80th (Berkshire) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 249th (Berkshire Royal Horse Artillery), 250th (Reading) Btys: Reading
         251st (Buckinghamshire) Bty: Slough
         252nd (City of Oxford) Bty: Oxford
      30th (Surrey) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 316th, 323rd (Surrey) Coys: Kingston
         315th (Surrey) Coy: Croyden
         318th (Surrey) Coy: Guildford
      35th (First Surrey Rifles) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 340th-343rd Coys: Camberwell S.E. 5
      4th Battalion, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)(63rd Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 438th-440th Coys: Croyden
      72nd (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 465th-467th Btys: Twickenham
   55th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Plymouth - South-Western Area, Southern Command
      (Raised September 1939 at Exeter. Later at Plymouth)
      23rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 73rd, 74th Btys: Bristol
         75th Bty: Poole
         130th Bty: Corsham
      24th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South-Western Area, Southern Command
         HQ, 78th, 86th, 87th, 88th Btys: Southampton
         76th Bty: Fawley
         77th Bty: Channel Islands
      34th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Welsh Area, Western Command
         HQ: Swansea
         92nd Bty (245th Tp: St. Athan A.S.U.; 246th, 247th Tps: Bridgend R.O.F.; 248th Tp: Llandow       A.S.U.)
      35th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ: Oxford
         144th Bty (From 23.9.39): Brize Norton, Abington, Benson
      36th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
         HQ: Chertsey
         79th Bty (124th Tp: Slough; 125th-127th Tps: Walton)
         145th Bty (Joined soon): Luton, Hatfield, Radlett

6th Anti-Aircraft Division:  HQ Uxbridge - London District
   27th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Lingfield - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
      (Raised 15 December 1935 at Kenley, Whyteleafe, Surrey)
      31st (City of London Rifles) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 324th, 325th Coys: Sutton, Surrey
         326th Coy: Merton S.W. 19
         327th Coy: Hackbridge, Carshalton
      34th (The Queen's Own Royal West Kent) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 336th, 337th Coys: Blackheath S.E. 10
         302nd Coy: Greenwich S.E. 10
         338th Coy: Eltham S.E. 9
      70th (Sussex) Searchlight Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 459th-461st Btys: Brighton
   28th (Thames and Medway) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Kitchener Barracks, Chatham - Chatham Area, Eastern Command
      (Raised 15 December 1935 at Chatham)
      55th (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Chatham Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 166th (City of Rochester), 308th Btys: Rochester
         163rd (Kent) Bty: Chatham
         307th Bty: Tunbridge Wells
      58th (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Chatham Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 206th, 207th (Erith) Btys: Erith
         208th (Bromley) Bty: Penge
         264th (Dartford) Bty: Dartford
      75th (Home Counties)(Cinque Ports) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 233rd (Kent) Bty: Dover
         223rd (Cinque Ports) Bty: Folkstone
         306th Bty: Ashford, Kent
      89th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 205th (Kent) Bty: Sittingbourne
         234th (Kent) Bty: Deal
         235th (Kent) Bty: Margate
   29th (East Anglian) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: South Kensington - London District
      (Raised 8 January 1936 at Chelsea)
      28th (Essex) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 311th (Essex) Coy: Brentwood
         309th (Essex) Coy: Harlow
         312th (Essex) Coy: Upminster
      29th (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Chatham Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 313th (Kent) Coy: Chatham
         314th (Kent) Coy: Tonbridge
         468th Coy: Dover
      73rd (Kent Fortress) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 331st Coy: Bexleyheath
         322nd Coy: Horns Cross, Greenhithe
         347th (Kent) Coy: Sidcup
      74th (Essex Fortress) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 335th Coy: Tottenham
         310th (Essex) Coy: Epping
         469th Coy: Chelmsford
   37th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Hendon NW9 - London District
      (Raised 1 May 1938 at Edmonton)
      59th (The Essex Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 164th, 167th Btys: Walthamstow
         265th Bty: Whipp's Cross
      61st (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 171st Bty: Pentonville N 1
         170th, 195th Btys: Finchley N.W. 11
      79th (Hertfordshire Yeomany) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 246th (1st Watford), 247th (2nd Watford) Btys: Watford
         248th (Welwyn) Bty: Welwyn Gdn C.
      82nd (Essex) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Chatham Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 156th, 256th (Barking) Btys: Barking
         193rd Bty: Leight-on-Sea
      90th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 272nd, 284th, 285th Btys: Southgate
   56th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Uxbridge - London District
      (Raised 30 September 1939 at Chelmsford and Rochester)
      11th (City of London Yeomanry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 31st-33rd, 43rd Btys: Bunhill Road, London E.C. 1
      12th (Finsbury Rifles) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 34th-36th, 44th Btys: Pentonville N. 1
      16th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Home Counties Area, Eastern Command
         HQ, 46th Bty: Sittingbourne
         45th Bty: Tovil, Maidstone
         47th Bty: Crayford
         83rd Bty: Sevenoaks
      17th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - London District
         HQ, 48th Bty: Chelsea
         49th Bty: Purfleet
         50th Bty: Shellhaven

7th Anti-Aircraft Division: HQ Newcastle-on-Tyne - Northern Command
   30th (Northumbrian) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Humbledown View, Tunstall Road, Sunderland - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 1 November 1936 at Sunderland)
      63rd (Northumbrian) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 176th, 178th (County of Durham) Btys: Sunderland
         269th, 177th (County of Durham) Btys: Seaham Harbour
      64th (Northumbrian) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 179th (Tynemouth) Bty: North Shields
         180th (Tynemouth) Bty: Seaton, Delaval
         268th (Durham) Bty: Consett
      87th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 278th-280th Btys: Hebburn
      37th (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 307th, 308th Coys: Tynemouth
         348th, 349th Coys: Heaton, Newcastle-on-Tyne
      5th Battalion, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers (53rd Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 408th-410th Coys: Walker-on-Tyne
   31st (North Midland) Anti-Aircraft Brigade: York - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 1 November 1936 at Retford)
      66th (Leed's Rifles, The West Yorkshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 184th, 185th, 197th Btys: Leeds
      96th Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 294th Bty: Castleford
         295th, 296th Btys: Halifax
         287th Bty: Pontefract
         186th Bty: Oulton
      43rd (5th Duke of Wellington's Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 370th-373rd Coys: Huddersfield
      49th (The West Yorkshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 395th-398th Coys: Bradford
   39th Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Digby, Lincolnshire - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 29 September 1938 at Retford - Later Digby)
      62nd (Northumbrian) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 172nd (1st East Riding), 173rd (2nd East Riding), 266th (3rd East Riding) Btys: Hull
      67th (The York and Lancaster Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 187th-189th, 198th Btys: Rotherham
      91st Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 286th Bty: Goole
         221st (1st West Riding) Bty: York
         270th (Wentworth) Bty: Wentworth
      40th (The Sherwood Foresters) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 358th-361st Coys: Chesterfield
      46th (The Lincolnshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 382nd-385th Coys: Grimsby
   43rd Anti-Aircraft Brigade: West Hartlepool - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 1 October 1938 at West Hartlepool)
      85th (Tees) Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 174th (1st North Riding), 175th (2nd North Riding) Btys: Middlesbrough
         220th (County of Durham) Bty: West Hartlepool
      47th (The Durham Light Infantry) Anti-Aircraft Battalion, R.E. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 386th-388th Coys: Sunderland
         389th Coy: South Shields
      1st/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (54th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 411th-413th Coys: Stockton-on-Tees
      2nd/5th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry (55th Searchlight Regiment)(T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 414th-416th Coys: West Hartlepool
   57th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade: Newcastle - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 25 August 1939 at Newcastle-on-Tyne)
      13th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 37th, 38th Btys: Hillsborough, Sheffield 6
         122nd Bty: Raised 3 September 1939 as a mobile battery
      28th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ, 112th Bty: Nottingham
         113th Bty: Warwick
         53rd Bty: Derby
      29th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
         HQ: Grimsby
         108th Bty (293rd Tp: Mareham; 294th Tp: W. Raynham; 295th Tp: Bircham Newton)
         121st Bty (338th Tp: Walton; 339th Tp: Swanton Morley; 340th Tp: Coltishall; 
         341st Tp: Horsham St. Faith)
      30th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
         HQ: Ipswich
         117th Bty (326th Tp: Debden; 327th Tp: Duxford; 328th Tp: Bassingbourn)
         118th Bty (329th Tp: Cranfield; 330th Tp: Henlow; 331st Tp: Upwood; 332nd Tp: Wyton)
         120th Bty (335th Tp: Mildenhall; 336th Tp: Honington; 337th Tp: Feltwell)

Notes: Searchlight Regiments
   (Searchlight Regiments formed part of three corps: Royal Engineers, Infantry and Royal Artillery. By 1
    August 1940 all were incorporated into the Royal Artillery. Note: 26th-51st, 58th, 73rd-74th were Royal
    Engineer units, 52nd-57th, 60th, 63rd-69th were still part of their original infantry regiment, and 59th,
    61st-62nd, 70th-72nd, 75th were part of the Royal Artillery.)


Notes: Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiments

   92nd Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Not Formed
   
Notes: Light Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiments

   20th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Welsh Area, Western Command
      (Raised 1 December 1938 - Probably attached to 45th AA Brigade)
      HQ: Cardiff
      66th Bty: Hereford
      65th Bty: Llandarcy
      94th Bty: Gascoed R.O.F.
      62nd Bty (161st, 162nd Tps: Newport Harbour and Dock; 400th-402nd Tps: Newport Jct.)
      63rd Bty (163rd, 164th Tps: Cardiff Docks; 165th Tp: Barry Docks; 403rd Tp: Cardiff Jct.)
      64th Bty (167th Tp: Talbot Dock; 168th, 169th Tps: Swansea Docks; 404th Tp: Clydach)
   22nd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      (Raised 1 December 1938 - Probably attached to 34th AA Brigade)
      HQ: Birmingham and/or Coventry
      70th Bty: Dudley Port
      72nd Bty: Hams Hall
   27th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 28 August 1939 - Still forming - Probably attached to 32nd AA Brigade)
      HQ: Newark
      95th Bty: Cantler's Yard, Clacton (Harwich and Bawdsey)
      96th Bty: Sutton Lodge, Hornchurch
      107th Bty (290th Tp: Grantham; 291st Tp: Cottesmere; 292nd Tp: Wittering)
   37th (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
      (Converted 28 August 1939 - Still forming)
      HQ: Tynemouth (No batteries listed until 10 March 1941)
   38th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 28 August 1939 - Still forming)
      HQ: Bradford
      51st Bty: Huddersfield
      124th Bty (350th Tp: Leconfield; 351st Tp: Catfoss; 352nd Tp: Driffield
      125th Bty (353rd Tp: Linton on Ouse; 354th Tp: Church Fenton; 355th, 356th Tps: Ferrybridge)
   39th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      (Raised 28 August 1939 - Still forming)
      HQ: Lincoln
      110th Bty: Scunthorpe
      111th Bty (307th Tp: Cleethorpes; 308th Tp: Binbrook; 309th Tp: Scampton)
      
Independent Light Anti-Aircraft Batteries

   52nd Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      HQ, 135th Tp: Thorncliffe
   71st Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Southern Area, Southern Command
      HQ: Fareham
   84th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Southern Area, Southern Command
      HQ: Salisbury
      218th Tp: Parton
      219th Tp: Boscombe Down
      220th Tp: Worthy Down
      221st Tp: Boscombe Down
      22nd Tp: Middle Wallop
   85th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - South-Western Area, Southern Command
      223rd Tp: Kemble Park
      224th Tp: Hullavington
      225th Tp: Colerne
   89th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      236th Tp: Bicester
      237th Tp: Lyneham
      238th Tp: Upper Heyford
      239th Tp: Little Rissington
   90th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - South-Western Area, Southern Command
      240th Tp: Swindon
      241st Tp: Wroughton
      242nd Tp: Harwell
   91st Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - South-Western Area, Southern Command
      243rd Tp: Mount Batten
      244th Tp: Plymouth Balloon Barrage
   93rd Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Welsh Area, Western Command
      249th, 250th Tps: Pembrey R.O.F.
   97th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
      261st Tp: Feltham
      262nd, 263rd Tps: Stanmore
      264th Tp: Northolt
   100th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
      269th Tp: Montrose
      270th Tp: Aberdeen
   102nd Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
      273rd, 274th Tps: Rosyth
      275th, 276th Tps: Turnhouse
   104th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
      281st Tp: Wig Bay
      282nd Tp: Dumfries
   105th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Highland Area, Scottish Command
      283rd, 284th Tps: Lyness
      285th, 286th Tps: Hatston
   106th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      287th Tp: Waddington
      288th Tp: Digby
      289th Tp: Manby
   109th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      296th Tp: Hemswell
      297th Tp: Kirton-in-Lindsey
      298th Tp: Hatfield Woodhouse
   119th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - East Anglia Area, Eastern Command
      333rd Tp: Stradishall
      334th Tp: Wattisham
   123rd Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
      HQ: Durham
      345th, 346th Tps: Birtley
      347th Tp: Ouston
      348th Tp: Thornaby
      349th Tp: Darlington Jct.
   126th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - West Riding Area, Northern Command
      357th Tp: Orgreaves Coke Ovens
      358th Tp: Finningley (Doncaster Aerodrome)
      359th, 360th Tps: Doncaster Jct.
   127th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Northumbrian Area, Northern Command
      HQ: North Riding
      361st Tp: Catterick
      362nd Tp: Dishforth
      363rd Tp: Leeming
      364th Tp: Topcliffe
   128th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      365th Tp: Brize Norton
      366th Tp: Abingdon
      367th Tp: Benson
   131st Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - South Midland Area, Southern Command
      374th Tp: Ashton Down
      375th Tp: Hucklecote
      376th Tp: Cheltenham
   134th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - East Lancashire Area, Western Command
      386th Tp: Kirkbride
      387th Tp: Silloth
      388th, 389th Tps: Carlisle Jct.
   135th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - West Lancashire Area, Western Command
      390th Tp: Weaver Jct.
      391st Tp: Eastham Locks
      392nd Tp: Lobstock
   137th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Aldershot Command
      397th Tp: Farnborough
      398th Tp: Walters Ash
      399th Tp: Woodley
   138th Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, R.A. (T.A.) - Unknown
      HQ: ???
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