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34th Regiment RA

34th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 5th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated 34th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA, with 42, 119 and 120 LAA Btys from 12, 13 and 14 LAA Btys, respectively  
1947.04 Location Unknown? 42, 119 and 120 LAA Btys
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  11 May 49: 119 Bty to 27 HAA Regt RA  
  17 Jun 49: 6 HAA Bty joined ex 27th AA Regt RA 6, 42 and 120 LAA Btys
1949.08 Hong Kong:  42, 119 and 120 LAA Btys
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  Jan 50: 4.2" Mortar (120 Bty), became 120 Mortar Bty 6 Mortar, 42 and 120 LAA Btys
40mm Bofor & 4.2" Mortar (120 Bty)
  9 Sep 51: 11 Bty joined ex Indep (late of 43rd LAA/SL Regt RA)  
  10 Oct 51: 120 Bty indep, later in 61st Lt Regt RA 11, 42 and 120 LAA Btys
  12 Feb 52: 42 Bty to 61st Lt Regt RA 11 and 120 LAA Btys
  28/29 Aug 52: 31 and 119 Btys joined as LAA Btys from 72nd LAA and 27th HAA Regts RA, respectively. 6 Bty to 27th HAA Regt RA 11, 31 and 119 LAA Btys
1952 England: Dover 11, 31 and 119 LAA Btys
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1955 England: Garrison Point, Sheerness 11, 31 and 119 LAA Btys
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  Nov-Dec 56: Suez: 31 Bty only  
  27 Jan 58: 119 Bty S/A (disb 1/1/62), 58 Bty resus (late 53rd LAA Regt RA) 11, 31 and 58 LAA Btys
  20 Jul - 20 Sep 58: Cyprus: Nicosia (11 Bty only) as infantry
  Aug - Oct 58: Cyprus: Kitchener Lines, Polmedia, Limmasol  as infantry
1959.08 England: Hobbs Bks, Lingfield  11, 31 and 58 LAA Btys
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  1 Apr 60: 31 Bty S/A (later in 47th Lt Regt RA) 11 and 58 LAA Btys
  1960: Singapore (11 Bty)  
1961 Malaya: Penang (58 Bty), Singapore (11 Bty) 11 and 58 LAA Btys
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1961.08 Hong Kong: Gun Club Bks 11 and 58 LAA Btys
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  Oct 1962: Aden (11 Bty)  
  Mar 1963: Aden (58 Bty)  
1963.10 Germany: Keightley Bks, Wuppertal  11 and 58 LAA Btys
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  18 Mar 64: redesignated 34th Light Air Defence Regt RA, later had a HQ Bty  
1964 Germany: St Davids Bks, Hilden  11 and 58 LAA Btys
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1967.01 Germany: Napier Bks, Dortmund 11 and 58 LAA Btys
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  31 Dec 69: RHQ Suspended Animation, 11 and 58 Btys to 22nd and 12th Light Air Defence Regts RA, respectively  
     

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