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52nd Regiment RA

52nd Observation Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries
1947.04.01 RHQ 2nd Survey Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 52nd Observation Regiment RA with 15 and 22 Obs Btys and 236 and 237 Svy Btys from 254 Med Bty (resus with newly-posted personnel), 16 Bty of 14/16 Med Bty (resus with newly-posted personnel), 43 and 44 Svy Btys, respectively.   
1947.04 Palestine: Latrun, Jerusalem, Arce: Larkhill (22 Bty)??  15 and 22 Obs Btys and 236 and 237 Svy Btys
1948 Egypt 15 and 22 Obs Btys and 236 and 237 Svy Btys
  1 Dec 49: 15 Bty indep as 15 Comp Obs Bty (15 Division Loc Bty 30/11/51, to 61 Regt 12/2/52).  
  1949: Regiment divided into 2 parts, the larger part moved to Hong Kong as an Indep Bty while the regiment returned to England  
  30 Jun 50: RHQ S/A, 236 & 237 Btys S/A as Obs Btys (latter later 237 AAFC Bty), 22 Bty indep as 22 Comp Obs Bty. Hong Kong?  
1950.12.01 Reformed as 52nd Observation Regiment RA, 115 Loc Bty resus (late of 53 Regt), 22 Comp Obs Bty joined.  
1950.12 England: ?? Bks, Larkhill 22 and 115 Obs Btys
  15 Mar 51: 84 Coast Bty (i.e.21 Coast Bty of 31/3/47) joined as 84 Comp Obs Bty ex Coast Arty School.   
  15 Jun 51: Redesignated 52nd Locating Regiment RA, 22 Bty redesignated 22 Svy & Radar Bty 22 Svy & Radar, 84 and 115 Loc Btys
  Mar 53: Moved into Roberts Bks, Larkhill  
  15 Sep 58: 22 Bty indep as 22 Comp Division Loc Bty (22 Division Loc Bty 12/60, 22 Loc Bty 18/3/64).  
  31 Oct 58: RHQ S/A (disb 1/1/62), 84 Bty S/A (disb 1/1/62), 115 Bty indep (S/A 1/5/60 to resus 152 Bty of 94 Regt) (115 Bty disb 1/1/62).   
     

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