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76th to 80th Regiments RA

76th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 1st Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA was redesignated RHQ 76th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA with 207, 208 and 227 HAA Btys from 1, 2 and 17 HAA Btys, respectively.   
1947.04 Libya: Azizia Bks, Tripoli 207, 208 and 227 HAA Btys
3.7" Gun
1948 England: Albany Bks, Parkhurst, Isle of White 207, 208 and 227 HAA Btys
  15 Jan 54: S/A at Albany Bks, Parkhurst, Newport, I. of W. (complete by 18/3/54).  
     
     
77th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01

RHQ 6th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA was redesignated RHQ 77th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 209, 221 and 222 HAA Btys from 3, 12 and 15 HAA Btys, respectively. ?  
1947.04 England: Newcombe Lines, Larkhill 209, 221 and 222 HAA Btys
3.7" Gun
1949 England: Adams Bks, Bulford 209, 221 and 222 HAA Btys
3.7" Gun
  7 May 49: 209 Bty independent in Holland.  
  24 Mar 50: 209 Bty returned to regiment.  
1951 Germany: Vancouver Bks, Delmenhorst 209, 221 and 222 HAA Btys
3.7" Gun: Part of 5 AGRA
  1 Apr 55: 209 Bty S/A to resus 29 Bty (late of 65 Regt).  
  30 Apr 55: 222 Bty S/A to resus 41 Bty (late of 17 Trg Regt).  
  17 Jun 55: 37 Bty resus (late of 75 Regt).  
  1 Jul 51: 221 Bty disbanded. 29, 37 and 41 HAA Btys
  29 Jan 58: RHQ S/A, 29 Bty to 33 Regt, 37 Bty S/A (disb 1/1/62), 41 Bty S/A (to 33 Regt).  
     
     
78th Searchlight Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 1st Searchlight Regiment RA was redesignated RHQ 78th Searchlight Regiment RA with 212, 213 and 240 SL Btys from 1, 2 and 7 SL Btys, respectively.   
1947.04 England: Reservoir Camp, Malvern 212, 213 and 240 SL Btys
Searchlights
  30 Sep 48: converted to 78th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery  212, 213 and 240 HAA Btys
3.7" Gun
1950.08 Gibraltar: Casemates 213 & 240 Btys, Moorish Castle 212 Bty 212, 213 and 240 HAA Btys
6pdr, 17pdr, 3.7" Gun
1953.12 England: Woolwich  
  4 Dec 53 RHQ and btys S/A (complete on return from Gibralar 1/2/54).  
     
     
79th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01

RHQ 7th  Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 79th  Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 215, 217 and 238 HAA Btys from 10, 13 and 27 HAA Btys, respectively.  Lt Col WACM Morgan RA
1947.04 England: Ladysmith Camp, Ashton under Lyme 215, 217 and 238 HAA Btys
c1949 England: High Leigh Camp, Knutsford 215, 217 and 238 HAA Btys
  15 Jan 54: S/A at High Leigh Hall Camp, Nr Knutsford, Cheshire (complete by 18/3/54).  
     
     
     
80th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 1st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA at Camp 51, Hadera, Palestine was redesignated RHQ 80th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA with 219, 225 and 226 LAA Btys from 2, 3 and 4 LAA Btys, respectively  
1947.04 Palestine: Camp 51, Hadera 219, 225 and 226 LAA Btys
1948 Egypt: Moascar, Nefisha, Ismalia, Suez Lt Col D Esmonde-White (late 40's Early 50's)
  1 Dec 54: 225 and 226 Btys S/A to resus 186 and 187 Btys (late of 71 Regt). 186, 187 and 219 LAA Btys
1955.01 Malta: St Patrick's Bks  
  1 Apr 55: 219 Bty S/A to resus 34 Bty (late 65 Regt). 34, 186 and 187 LAA Btys
1956 Libya 34, 186 and 187 LAA Btys
1956 Malta: Tigne Bks 34, 186 and 187 LAA Btys
1956 England: Albany Bks, Isle of White  34, 186 and 187 LAA Btys
  Oct 58: 34 Bty to 12 Regt  
  31 Dec 58: RHQ and 186 and 187 Btys S/A (all disb 1/1/62)