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474 - 519 Regiments 1947-67

ROYAL ARTILLERY, TERRITORIAL ARMY 1947-67
The Territorial Army was reconstituted formally on 1.1.1947. Recruiting began 1.5.1947. Continuity with former units was maintained through the regiment except for independent batteries and troops
Dates Unit Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 474 (City of Glasgow) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Glasgow, Lanark: Continuity with 74 (City of Glasgow) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 77 AA Brigade (TA)
12.5.50 Amalgamated with 592 Regiment as 474 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 483 & 591 Regiments as 445 Regiment .
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. 475 not formed .
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. 476 not formed .
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. 477 not formed .
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. 478 not formed .
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. 479 (Hertfordshire Yeomanry) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Barnet, Herts: Continuity with 79 (Hertfordshire Yeomanry) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 82 AA Brigade (TA)
1.3.54 82 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 31.3.54 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 286 Regiment as 286 Regiment .
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. 480(Berkshire) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Reading, Berks: Continuity with 80 (Berkshire) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 73 AA Brigade (TA)
1.6.48 73 AA Brigade disbanded .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 536 & 645 Regiments as 431 Regiment .
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. 481 not formed .
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. 482 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Essex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Barking, Essex: Continuity with 82 (Essex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 52 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 52 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 459, 599 & 600 Regiments as 459 Regiment .
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. 483 (Blythswood) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Glasgow, Lanark: Continuity with 83 (Blythswood) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 77 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 483 (Blythswood) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 474 & 591 Regiments as 445 Regiment .
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. 484 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Willesden, London: Continuity with 84 (Middlesex, London Transport) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 63 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded. .
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. 485 (Tees) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Middlesborough, Durham: Continuity with 85 (Tees) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 56 (Northumbrian) AA Brigade (TA)
1.1.54 Amalgamated with 427 Regiment as 485 Regiment .
1.3.54 56 (Northumbrian) AA Brigade disbanded at Seaburne, Sunderland .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 589 & 590 Regiments as 437 Regiment .
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. 486 not formed .
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. 487 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Durham)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Hebburn on Tyne, Northumberland: Continuity with 87 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 83 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 487 (Durham) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 274 Regiment as 274 Regiment .
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. 488 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at White City, London: Continuity with 88 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 67 AA Brigade (TA)
15.7.50 Amalgamated with 453 Regiment as 453/488 Regiment .
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. 489 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Cinque Ports)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Ramsgate, Kent: Continuity with 89 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 53 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 53 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
30.9.53 Redesignated 489 (Cinque Ports) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded, completed 1.7.55. .
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. 490 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Southgate, London: Continuity with 90 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 63 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 S/A, Completed 4.7.55. Disbanded, Completed 15.7.55. .
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. 491(M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Harrogate, Yorkshire: Continuity with 91 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 57 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 57 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 466 & 496 Regiments as 466 Regiment .
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. 492 not formed .
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. 493 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Birkenhead, Cheshire: Continuity with 93 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 59 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 349 & 576 Regiments as 441 Regiment .
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. 494 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (City of Edinburgh)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Edinburgh, Lothian: Continuity with 94 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 62 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 62 AA Brigade disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
1. 1 .54 Amalgamated with 471 Regiment as 471 Regiment, completed 31.3.54, the late 494 Regiment forming R (City of Edinburgh) Bty of 471 Regiment .
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. 495 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA Birmingham)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Sheldon, Birmingham, Warwickshire: Continuity with 95 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 80 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 80 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
1.1.54 Amalgamated with 320 Regiment as 495 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 623 Regiment as 443 Regiment .
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. 496 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)  check lineage. .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Leeds, Yorkshire: Continuity with 96 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 69 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 466 & 491 Regiment as 466 Regiment .
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. 497 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (London)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Hammersmith, London: Continuity with 610 (London Scottish) Regiment (late 97 (London Scottish) BAnti-aircraft Regiment) 64 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 497 (Hammersmith) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 452 & 453/488 Regiments as 452 Regiment .
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. 498 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Gloucestershire)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Cheltenham, Glos: Continuity with 98 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 72 AA Brigade (TA)
1.6.48 72 AA Brigade disbanded .
30.8.50 Amalgamated with 312 Regiment as 312 Regiment .
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. 499 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Kensington)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Kensington, London: Continuity with 99 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 64 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded, Completed 1.7.55. .
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. 500 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Hamilton, Renfrew: Continuity with 100 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 68 AA Brigade (TA)
12.5.50 Amalgamated with 558 Regiment as 558 Regiment .
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. 501 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire: Continuity with 101 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 78 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 275 Regiment as 275 Regiment .
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. 502 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Ulster)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Belfast, N.I.: Continuity with 102 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 51 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 245, 246, 247 & 248 Regiments as 245 Regiment .
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. 503 not formed .
. 504 not formed .
. 505 not formed .
. 506 not formed .
. 507 not formed .
. 508 not formed .
. 509 not formed .
. 510 not formed .
. 511 not formed .
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. 512 (Finsbury Rifles) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Pentonville, London: Continuity with 12 (Finsbury Rifles) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (S/A as 12 (Fin Rif) Light Anti-Aircraft Holding Regiment) 52 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 52 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 568 & 656 Regiments to form 512 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 33 AA Brigade (TA)
. P (Finsbury Rifles) Bty. .
. Q (St. Pancras) Bty. .
. R (Tower Hamlets) Bty. .
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 459 & 517 (less Q Bty) Regiments as 300 Regiment .
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. 513 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Sheffield, Hallams: Continuity with 13 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (S/A as 13 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment) 65 AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 513 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 629 Regiment as 629 Regiment, forming R (Sheffield) Bty of 629 Regiment .
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. 514 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Linlithgow, Lothian: Continuity with 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 62 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 62 AA Brigade disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with R Bty of 471, 519 & 587 Regiments as 432 Regiment .
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. 515 (Isle of Man) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Douglas, IOM.: Continuity with 15 (Isle of Man) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 59 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Reorganised as 42 Inf Div CB Staff Tp; was at first ordered as 115 CB Staff Tp (29.3.55) but amended 20.4.55 to 42 etc. .
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. 516 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Sittingbourne, Kent: Continuity with 16 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 53 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 53 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
16.3.49 Redesignated 516 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
30.9.53 Redesignated 516 (Kent) (M) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded. .
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