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6th Regiment RA

  6th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment   Royal Horse Artillery  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
     
1947.04 Egypt: Waterloo Camp, Fayid, Suez Canal Zone N, O & P LAA Btys
1947.06 Libya: Homs  
  1 Oct 48: N Bty to 4 RHA and W   Bty joined from 4 RHA as W Field Bty. O, P & W Btys
  Oct 1948: Renamed 6th Field SP Regiment RA O, P and W Fd SP Btys
    Sexton 25pdr
1950.12 Egypt: Canal Zone O, P and W Fd SP Btys
    Sexton 25pdr
  3 Dec 51: O and P Field Btys to   2 and 4 RHA, respectively. H and V Btys joined ex 2 and 4 RHA, respectively H, V and W Fd Btys
1954 Germany: Haig   Bks, Hohne H, V and W Fd Btys
    Sexton 25pdr: Sp to 7 Armoured Brigade
1956.12 Germany: Dennis Bks, Munsterlager H, V and W Fd Btys
    Sexton 25pdr: Sp to 7 Armoured Brigade
  15 Feb 58: W Bty S/A (disb   1/1/62). 132 Bty (late of 59 Regt) resus as 132 Fld Bty joined the Regiment. H, V and 132 Fd Btys
1962.08 England: Newcome Lines, Larkhill H, V and 132 Fd Btys
    Equipped by RSA
  Aug 62: Renamed 6th Depot Regiment RA (School of Artillery)  
1963 England: Roberts Bks, Larkhill H, V and 132 Fd Btys
    Equipped by RSA
1966.01
   
Malaysia: Terendak Camp, Malacca: 132 Bty at Rasah Camp, Seremban
   
H, V and 132 Lt Btys
    105mm Pack Howitzer (H & V Btys)
    5.5" Gun (132 Bty)
  Jan 66: Renamed 6th Light Regiment RA  
  1966: Borneo: V Bty  
  Feb - Oct 66: Borneo: 132 Bty: by E & F troops doing 4 months each, F first with 2 guns at Perju and 1 gun at Tebado  
  10 May 1968 – Suspended Animation: V Bty into suspended animation. H Bty moved to 39 Regt, 132 Bty to 27 Regt  
     

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