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36th Regiment RA

36th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 68th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment redesignated from RHQ 36th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment wth 56 HAA, 60 Coast and 168 LAA Btys from 252 Med Bty (personnel from 190 HAA Bty), 19 Coast Bty (personnel from 191 HAA Bty) and 19 HAA Bty (personnel from 168 LAA Bty), respectively.  
1947.04 Malta: Tigne Camp 56 HAA, 60 Coast and 168 LAA Btys
  1 Oct 48: Converted to 36th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA with HAA Btys 56, 60 and 168 HAA Btys
3.7” Gun
1956.11.29 England: Horseshoe Bks, Shoeburyness 56, 60 and 168 HAA Btys
3.7” Gun
  Apr 1959: 168 Bty suspended animation 56 and 60 Btys
  Apr 1959: Re-titled 36th Guided Weapon Regiment RA (Anti-Aircraft) and was re-equipped with Thunderbird 1 Missiles 56 and 60 GW Btys
Thunderbird 1 Missile
1961.09 Germany: Mansergh Bks, Gutersloh 56 and 60 GW Btys
Thunderbird 1 Missile
1961.11 Germany: Glamorgan Bks, Duisburg 56 and 60 GW Btys
Thunderbird 1 Missile
  18 Mar 64: retitled 36th Heavy Air Defence Regiment RA 56 and 60 HAD Btys
  1964: Re-equipped with the Thunderbird 2 Missile Thunderbird 2 Missile
1968.04 England: Horseshoe Bks, Shoeburyness 56 and 60 HAD Btys
Thunderbird 2 Missile
  1 Apr 68: Amalgamated with 37th Heavy Air Defence Regiment Royal Artillery without change of title, 10 GW Bty, 111 Heavy AD Bty and 260 Sig Sqn joined from 37th Regt. 60 Bty went into S/A and 56 Bty to 50 Missile Regt RA. 10 GW and 111 HAD Btys and 260 Sig Sqn
1971.07 Germany: Napier Bks, Dortmund 10 GW, 111 HAD Btys & 260 Sig Sqn
Thunderbird 2 Missile
  28 Mar - 31 Jul 73: Northern Ireland Tour - East Belfast   
  Mar 76: 43 Bty joined Regt from 20 Regt  
  26 Nov 76 - 29 Mar 77: Northern Ireland; Long Kesh  
  31 Dec 1977: Regiment into Suspended Animation; 10 Bty to 45 Regt, 43 Bty to 39 Regt and 111 Bty to 2 Regt  
     

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