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AA Brigades 30 - 66

Dates Unit Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 30 AA Brigade .
1.8.55 HQ formed at Edenbridge from HQ 1 AA Bde .
1955 Bde units: 258, 265, 431, 458, 565 & 570 LAA Regts .
1.5.61 258 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 257 Regiment as 257 Fd Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61 431 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 299 (less R Bty) Regiment & 143 C & R Sec as 299 Fd Regiment .
1.5.61 458 LAA Regiment (less bty) amalgamated with 265 & 570 Regiments as 265 LAA Regiment, bty amalgamated with btys of 263 Regiment, and 211 Field Sqn RE to form 211 Field Sqn RE .
1.5.61(LG 1.4.6l) 565 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 5th and 6th Bns Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) to form 3rd Bn, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment .
1.5.61 570 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 265 & 458 Regiments (less a bty) as 265 LAA Regiment .
. 1 May 1961: Disbanded .
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. 31 AA Brigade .
1.8.55 HQ formed at Gosforth from HQ T AA Bde, perpetuates 8 AA Bde .
1955 Bde units: 284, 432, 433, 439 & 440 LAA Regts .
1.5.61 284 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 358 Regiment as 308 Regiment .
1.5.61 432 LAA Regiment (less Q Bty) converted to RE & amalgamated with 585 & 586 Field Sqns RE to form 432 (City of Edinburgh) Corps Engineer Regiment. Q Bty amalgamated with 144 C & R Sec and 445 Regiment as 445 Regiment .
1.5.61(LG 30.4.61) 433 LAA Regiment converted as HQ 433 (Forth) Tspt Coln RASC and 512 & 531 Coys (Heavy GT) RASC. .
. 1 May 1961: Amalgamated with 146 C & R Sect and 324 HAA Regiment as 324 HAA Regiment RA (TA) .
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. 33 AA Brigade .
1.11.55 HQ formed at Shephard's Bush from HQ X AA Bde, late 63 AA Bde .
11.55 Bde units: 452 & 459 HAA, 284, 512, 517 & 571 LAA Regiments .
1.5.61 452 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 264, 290 & 353 (less a bty) Regiments as 254 Fd Regiment .
1.5.61 452 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 512 & 517 (less Q Bty) Regiments and with 48 Surveillance Radar Tp as 300 Regiment .
1.5.61 284 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 358 Regiment as 308 Regiment .
1.5.61 512 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 459 & 517 (less Q Bty) Regiments as 300 Regiment .
1.5.61 517 LAA Regiment (less Q Bty) amalgamated with 459 & 512 Regiments as 300 Regiment. Q Bty amalgamated with a bty of 353 Regiment, and with 304 Regiment as 304 Regiment .
1.5.61 (LG 28.2.61) 571 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 7th and 8th Bns, The Middlesex Regiment to form 5th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own). .
. 1 May 61: Amalgamated with HQ 56th (London) Inf Div as HQ 33 Artillery Brigade (TA) .
. 31 Mar 1967: Disbanded .
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. 51 (Ulster) AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 3 AA Bde (SR) at Holywood, NI 4 AA Group, Warrington
1947 Bde units: 245, 246, 502 HAA, 247 & 248 LAA Regiments .
1.10.48 Redesignated 51 (Ulster) AA Brigade .
10.3.55 245 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 246, 247, 248 & 502 Regiments as 245 (Ulster) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 246 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 245, 247, 248 & 502 Regiments as 245 (Ulster) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 247 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 245, 246, 248 & 502 Regiments as 245 (Ulster) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 248 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 245, 246, 247 & 502 Regiments as 245 (Ulster) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 502 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 245, 246, 247 & 248 Regiments as 245 (Ulster) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
. 35 Independent AA Signal Sqn .
. 51 FC Troop .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
31.10.55 SA .
31.12.57 Disbanded .
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. 52 (London) AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 26 AA Bde (SR) at Chingford, Essex 1 AA Group, London
1947 Bde units: 459, 482, 599, 609 HAA, 512 LAA, 568 SL Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
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. 53 (Home Counties) AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 27 AA Bde at Dover 1 AA Group, London
1947 Bde units: 259 & 489 LAA, 516 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
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. 54 (Thames and Medway) AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 28 AA Bde at Gillingham, Kent 1 AA Group, London
1947 Bde units: 455 & 458 HAA, 564 SL Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
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. 55 (East Anglian) AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 29 AA Bde at Barking, Essex 1 AA Group, London
1947 Bde units: 600 HAA, 563 SL, 517 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
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. 56 (Northumbrian) AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 30 AA Bde at Washington, Co Durham 3 AA Group, Edinburgh
1947 Bde units:  463, 485 HAA,  589 SL, 325, 590, 654 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
1.10.48 Redesignated 56 (Northumbrian) AA Brigade .
1.5.49 654 LAA Regiment S/A, completed 21.5.49. .
1.1.54 325 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 582 Regiment as 582 Regiment .
1.3.54 Disbanded at Seaburne, Sunderland .
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. 57 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 31 AA Bde at Immingham 5 AA Group, Nottingham
1947 Bde units: 462, 491 & 581 HAA, 529 & 539 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
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. 58 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 32 AA Bde at Derby 5 AA Group, Nottingham
1947 Bde units:  262, 526 HAA,  528, 577 LAA, 575 SL Regiments RA (TA) .
1.10.48 Redesignated 58 AA Brigade .
1950/51 575 SL Regiment redesignated 575 (The Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1 .1 .54 526 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 262 Regiment as 262 Regiment .
10.3.55 262 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 579 & 585 Regiments (as 438 Regiment) forming P (North Midland) Bty of 438 Regiment .
10.3.55 528 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 350 & 577 Regiments as 350 Regiment .
10.3.55 577 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 350 & 528 Regiments as 350 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
31.10.55 SA .
31.12.57 Disbanded .
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. 59 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 33 AA Bde at Woolton, Liverpool 4 AA Group, Warrington
1947 Bde units: 360, 493 HAA,  515, 521 & 596 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
1.10.48 Redesignated 59 AA Brigade RA .
30.9.50 521 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 349 Regiment as 349 Regiment .
10.3.55 360 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 310, 465, 574 & 606 Regiments as 314 Regiment .
10.3.55 493 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 349 & 576 Regiments as 441 Regiment .
10.3.55 515 LAA Regiment 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. .
10.3.55 596 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 644 Regiment as 436 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
31.10.55 SA .
31.12.57 Disbanded .
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. 61 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 35 AA Bde at Fareham, Hampshire 2 AA Group, Aldershot
1947 Bde units: 393 HAA, 524 & 535 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
21.2.48 393 HAA Regiment redesignated 675 (M) HAA Regiment RA (TA) .
1.6.48 Disbanded .
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. 62 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 36 AA Bde at South Queensferry, Edinburgh 3 AA Group, Edinburgh
1947 Bde units: 494 HAA, 514, 519, 532, 587 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
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. 63 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 37 AA Bde at London NW1 1 AA Group, London
1947 Bde units: 461, 484, 490 HAA Regiments RA (TA) .
1.10.48 Redesignated 63 AA Brigade .
10.3.55 461 HAA Regiment at first ordered to lapse into S/A, but amended to disbandment, Completed 1.7.55. .
10.3.55 484 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 474 & 591 Regiments as 445 Regiment .
10.3.55 490 HAA Regiment S/A, Completed 4.7.55. Disbanded, Completed 15.7.55. .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
1.11.55 Redesignated 33 AA Bde .
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. 64 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 38 AA Bde at Clapham or Chelsea 1 AA Group, London
1947 Bde units: 451, 497, 499 HAA, 562 SL, 570 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
1.10.48 Redesignated 64 AA Brigade .
10.3.55 451 HAA Regiment disbanded, completed by 1.7.55. .
10.3.55 497 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 452 & 453/488 Regiments as 452 Regiment .
10.3.55 499 HAA Regiment disbanded, Completed 1.7.55. .
10.3.55 562 SL Regiment amalgamated with 624 Regiment as 624 Regiment .
10.3.55 570 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 622 Regiment to form 570 LAA Regiment, transferred to 30 AA Brigade .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
31.10.55 SA .
31.12.57 Disbanded .
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. 65 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 39 AA Bde at Doncaster 5 AA Group, Nottingham
1947 Bde units: 467, 557 HAA, 513, 553 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
1.10.48 Redesignated 65 AA Brigade .
10.3.55 467 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 271 Regiment as 271 Regiment .
10.3.55 513 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 629 Regiment as 629 Regiment, forming R (Sheffield) Bty of 629 Regiment .
10.3.55  553 LAA Regiment amalgamated with 323 & 557 Regiments as 323 Regiment .
10.3.55 557 HAA Regiment amalgamated with 323 & 553 Regiments as 323 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
31.10.55 SA .
31.12.57 Disbanded .
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. 66 AA Brigade (TA) .
1.1.47 Re-organised from 40 AA Bde at Coltishall 5 AA Group, Nottingham
1947 Bde units: 284, 660 HAA, 530 LAA Regiments RA (TA) .
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
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