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81st to 93rd Regiments RA

81st Field Regiment Royal Artillery  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 11th Field Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 81st Field Regiment RA with 163, 189 and 322 Fld Btys from 85 Bty of 83/85 Fld Bty, 78 Bty of 78/84 Fld Bty and 187 Fld Bty , respectively. 163, 189 and 322 Fld Btys, Equipped with 25 pdr.    
1947.04 England: Fenham Bks, Newcastle?  163, 189 and 322 Fld Btys
25 pdr
 
  15 Sep48: Converted to 81st Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA 163, 189 and 322 HAA Btys
3.7" Gun & 3mk7 & 4mk7 Radars
 
  25 Nov 48: 322 Bty disbanded to resus 281 Bty (late of 100 Regt). 163, 189 and 281 HAA Btys  
  15 Jan 54: RHQ and 163 and 189 Btys S/A (complete by 18/3/54).    
  Oct 1955: Renamed 81st Field Regiment Royal Artillery    
  1955: Disbanded?    
       
82nd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 3rd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 82nd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 216, 234 and 235 HAA Btys from 11, 29 and 30 HAA Btys, respectively.  



1947.04 Scotland: Edinburgh: 216, 234 and 235 HAA Btys  
  1 Sep 48: S/A at Edinburgh (complete by 21/9/48) (234 and 235 disb 1/1/62).    
       
       
       
83rd Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 51st Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 83rd Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA with 229, 232 and 233 LAA/SL Btys from 32 Coast Bty (personnel from 151 LAA Bty), 37 Coast Bty (personnel ex 152 LAA Bty), and 31 Coast Bty (personnel ex 153 LAA Bty), respectively.   



1947.04 Location Unknown: 229, 232 and 233 LAA/SL Btys  
  1 Apr 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation    
  Reformed    
1948.04.15 Reformed as 83rd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA    
1948.05 England: Brackney, Northamptonshire?:     
  ?? 48: Converted to 83rd Light Anti Aircraft Regiment RA    
  1 Sep48: S/A at Brackney, Northamptonshire as 83rd LAA Regt RA (complete by 21/9/48).    
       
       
84th Searchlight Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 2nd Searchlight Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 84th Searchlight Regiment RA with 230, 231 and 239 SL Btys from 4, 5 and 6 SL Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 Location Unknown: 230, 231 and 239 SL Btys  
  16 Sep 48:  Regiment placed into Suspended Animation Near Holt, Norfolk (complete by 7/10/48).    
       
       
85th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 130th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 85th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA with 181, 206 and 327 LAA Btys from 20 Bty of 20/21 Med Bty (personnel from 406 LAA Bty), 22 Bty of 5/22 Med Bty (personnel from 407 LAA Bty), and 428 LAA Bty, respectively.    
1947.04 England: Sheerness 181, 206 and 327 LAA Btys
40mm Bofors
 
  1 Sep 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation, (complete by 21/9/48).    
       
       
86th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 127th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 86th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 243, 251 and 252 HAA Btys from 396, 422 and 433 HAA Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 Location Unknown: 243, 251 and 252 HAA Btys  
  1 Sep 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation, (complete by 21/9/48)    
       
       
87th Parachute Light Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 159th Parachute Light Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 87th Parachute Light Regiment RA with 248, 249 and 250 Para Lt Btys from 535, 554 and 555 Fld Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 Palestine: 248, 249 and 250 Para Lt Btys
6 Airborne Division
 
  1 Aug 47: Redes 87th Airborne Field Regiment RA and btys accordingly 248, 249 and 250 Airborne Fld Btys.  
  9 Mar 48: Embarked on the Samaria in Haifa for UK.     
  7 Jul 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation.    
       
       
88th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 130th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 88th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 253, 254 and 258 HAA Btys from 422, 443 and 448 HAA Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 England: Harrington Bks, Liverpool  253, 254 and 258 HAA Btys  
  16 Oct 48: Regiment went into Suspended Animation to resus 21st HAA Regt RA and 20, 57 and 71 Btys, resp    
       
       
89th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 129th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 89th Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 255, 256 and 265 HAA Btys from 444, 445 and 454 HAA Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 Location Unknown: 255, 256 and 265 HAA Btys  
  1 Jul 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation. (complete by 21/7/48)    
       
       
90th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 19th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 90th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA with 244, 260 and 270 LAA Btys from 221, 263 and 294 LAA Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 Location Unknown: 244, 260 and 270 LAA Btys  
  15 Sep 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation at Dover (complete by 8/10/48).    
       
       
91st Field Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 160th Field Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 91st Field Regiment RA with 261, 262 and 263 Fld Btys from 584, 585 and 586 Fld Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 Location Unknown: 261, 262 and 263 Fld Btys  
  24 Apr 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation.    
       
       
92nd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA  
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 RHQ 133rd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA redesignated RHQ 92nd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment RA with 264, 271 and 272 HAA Btys from 451, 462 and 463 HAA Btys, respectively.    
1947.04 England: Immingham 264, 271, 272 HAA btys  
  8 Nov 48: Regiment went into Suspended Animation to resus 62nd HAA Regt RA and 44, 214 and 218 Btys, resp.    
       
       
93rd Heavy Anti Aircraft Regiment   
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment Remarks
1947.04.01 ??    
1947.04 Location Unknown:  268, 269, 270 btys  
  13 Mar 48: Regiment placed into Suspended Animation    
       

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