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1st Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

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The 1st Anti-Aircraft Division (1st AA Division) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army before and during the early years of World War II. [1]

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Anti-Aircraft Command

Anti-Aircraft Command (AA Command, or "Ack-Ack Command") was a British Army command of the Second World War that controlled the Territorial Army anti-aircraft artillery and searchlight formations and units defending the United Kingdom.

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Army Reserve (United Kingdom)

The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.

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Auxiliary Territorial Service

The Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS; often pronounced as an acronym) was the women's branch of the British Army during the Second World War.

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Battle of Britain

The Battle of Britain (Luftschlacht um England, literally "The Air Battle for England") was a military campaign of the Second World War, in which the Royal Air Force (RAF) defended the United Kingdom (UK) against large-scale attacks by Nazi Germany's air force, the Luftwaffe.

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Bexley

Bexley is an area of south-east London, England and part of the London Borough of Bexley.

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Bofors 40 mm gun

--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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British Army Order of Battle (September 1939)

The organisation of Divisions and Brigades of British Army in 1939, at the outbreak of the Second World War, is listed below.

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British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Brompton Road tube station

Brompton Road is a disused station on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, located between Knightsbridge and South Kensington stations.

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Chatham, Kent

Chatham is one of the Medway towns located within the Medway unitary authority, in North Kent, in South East England.

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Cheshunt

Cheshunt is a town in the Borough of Broxbourne, Hertfordshire, lying entirely within the London Metropolitan Area and Greater London Urban Area.

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City of London Rifles

The City of London Rifles (CLR) was a volunteer regiment of the British Army, originally raised as the 'Printers' Battalion'.

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Dagenham

Dagenham is a town in East London and in the county of Essex, England.

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Drill hall

A drill hall is a place such as a building or a hangar where soldiers practice and perform military drill.

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Duke of York's Headquarters

The Duke of York's Headquarters is a building in Chelsea in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, England.

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Dunkirk evacuation

The Dunkirk evacuation, code-named Operation Dynamo, and also known as the Miracle of Dunkirk, was the evacuation of Allied soldiers during World War II from the beaches and harbour of Dunkirk, in the north of France, between 26 May and 4 June 1940.

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Essex

Essex is a county in the East of England.

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Finsbury Rifles

The Finsbury Rifles was a unit of Britain's Volunteer Force and later Territorial Army from 1860 to 1961.

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Frederick Alfred Pile

General Sir Frederick Alfred Pile, 2nd Baronet, (14 September 1884 – 14 November 1976) was a senior British Army officer who served in both World Wars.

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General Post Office

The General Post Office (GPO) was officially established in England in 1660 by Charles II and it eventually grew to combine the functions of state postal system and telecommunications carrier.

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Hillingdon House

Hillingdon House is a Grade II listed mansion in Hillingdon, Greater London.

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Italian Campaign (World War II)

The Italian Campaign of World War II consisted of the Allied operations in and around Italy, from 1943 to the end of the war in Europe.

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Kent

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties.

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Langley, Berkshire

Langley, also known as Langley Marish, is a large village in the unitary authority of Slough in Berkshire, South East England.

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Lewisham

Lewisham is an area of south London, England, south-east of Charing Cross.

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List of British divisions in World War II

This page is a list of British Army divisions that existed in World War II.

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London Biggin Hill Airport

London Biggin Hill Airport is an operational general aviation airport at Biggin Hill in the London Borough of Bromley, located south-southeast of Central London.

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London District (British Army)

London District (LONDIST) is the name given by the British Army to the area of operations encompassing the Greater London area.

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London District Signals

London District Signals was a headquarters signal unit of the Royal Engineers (RE) and later Royal Corps of Signals in Britain's Territorial Army from 1908.

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London Electrical Engineers

The London Electrical Engineers was a Volunteer unit of the British Army's Royal Engineers founded in 1897.

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London Scottish (regiment)

The London Scottish was a Volunteer infantry regiment of the British Army.

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Lower Belgrave Street

Lower Belgrave Street is a street in London's Belgravia district.

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Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the aerial warfare branch of the combined German Wehrmacht military forces during World War II.

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Maidstone

Maidstone is a large, historically important town in Kent, England, of which it is the county town.

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Mitcham, London

Mitcham is a district in south west London, located within the London Borough of Merton.

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Mobilization

Mobilization, in military terminology, is the act of assembling and readying troops and supplies for war.

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Munich Agreement

The Munich Agreement was a settlement permitting Nazi Germany's annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia along the country's borders mainly inhabited by German speakers, for which a new territorial designation, the "Sudetenland", was coined.

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No. 11 Group RAF

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North Weald Airfield

North Weald Airfield is an operational general aviation aerodrome, in the civil parish of North Weald Bassett in Epping Forest, Essex, England.

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Northolt

Northolt is a historic town in west London, England, west-northwest of Charing Cross and within the London Borough of Ealing, England.

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Plumstead

Plumstead is a district of south east London located in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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QF 3-inch 20 cwt

The QF 3 inch 20 cwt anti-aircraft gun became the standard anti-aircraft gun used in the home defence of the United Kingdom against German airships and bombers and on the Western Front in World War I. It was also common on British warships in World War I and submarines in World War II.

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QF 3.7-inch AA gun

The QF 3.7-inch AA was Britain's primary heavy anti-aircraft gun during World War II.

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RAF Bentley Priory

RAF Bentley Priory was a non-flying Royal Air Force station near Stanmore in the London Borough of Harrow.

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RAF Fighter Command

RAF Fighter Command was one of the commands of the Royal Air Force.

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RAF Kenley

The former Royal Air Force Station Kenley, more commonly known as RAF Kenley was a station of the Royal Flying Corps in the First World War and the RAF in the Second World War.

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RAF Uxbridge

RAF Uxbridge was a Royal Air Force (RAF) station in Uxbridge, within the London Borough of Hillingdon, occupying a site that originally belonged to the Hillingdon House estate.

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Richmond, London

Richmond is a suburban town in south-west London, The London Government Act 1963 (c.33) (as amended) categorises the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames as an Outer London borough.

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Robert Whittaker (British Army officer)

Major-General Robert Frederick Edward Whittaker, CB, CBE, TD, (18 June 1894 – 17 February 1967) was a City of London banker and a senior officer in Britain's part-time Territorial Army (TA).

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Royal Army Medical Corps

The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all Army personnel and their families, in war and in peace.

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Royal Army Ordnance Corps

The Royal Army Ordnance Corps (RAOC) was a corps of the British Army.

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Royal Army Service Corps

The Royal Army Service Corps (RASC) was a corps of the British Army responsible for land, coastal and lake transport, air despatch, barracks administration, the Army Fire Service, staffing headquarters' units, supply of food, water, fuel and domestic materials such as clothing, furniture and stationery and the supply of technical and military equipment.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Corps of Signals

The Royal Corps of Signals (often simply known as the Royal Signals - abbreviated to R SIGNALS) is one of the combat support arms of the British Army.

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Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

The Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME; pronounced phonetically as "Reemee" with stress on the first syllable) is a corps of the British Army that maintains the equipment that the Army uses.

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Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army.

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Royal Observer Corps

The Royal Observer Corps (ROC) was a civil defence organisation intended for the visual detection, identification, tracking and reporting of aircraft over Great Britain.

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Siege of Malta (World War II)

The Siege of Malta in the Second World War was a military campaign in the Mediterranean Theatre.

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Slough

Slough is a large town in Berkshire, England, on the western fringes of the Greater London Urban Area, west of central London, north of Windsor, east of Maidenhead, south-east of High Wycombe and north-east of the county town of Reading.

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Thames Estuary

The Thames Estuary is the estuary in which the River Thames meets the waters of the North Sea, in the south-east of Great Britain.

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The Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.

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The National Archives (United Kingdom)

The National Archives (TNA) is a non-ministerial government department.

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Tunisian Campaign

The Tunisian Campaign (also known as the Battle of Tunisia) was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vickers machine gun

The Vickers machine gun or Vickers gun is a name primarily used to refer to the water-cooled.303 British (7.7 mm) machine gun produced by Vickers Limited, originally for the British Army.

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War Office

The War Office was a department of the British Government responsible for the administration of the British Army between 1857 and 1964, when its functions were transferred to the Ministry of Defence.

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West Africa Command

West Africa Command was a Command of the British Army.

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Weybridge

Weybridge is a town by the River Wey in the Elmbridge district of Surrey.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Z Battery

The Z Battery was a short range anti-aircraft weapon system, which launched 3-inch (76 mm) diameter rockets from ground-based single and multiple launchers, for the air defence of the United Kingdom in World War II.

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1 Anti-Aircraft Corps (United Kingdom)

1 Anti-Aircraft Corps (1 AA Corps) was a high-level formation of Britain's Anti-Aircraft Command from 1940 to 1942.

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120th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

120th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (120th HAA Rgt) was an air defence unit of the British Army during World War II.

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19th Battalion, London Regiment (St Pancras)

The 19th Battalion, London Regiment (St Pancras) was a Volunteer unit of the British Army in existence from 1860 to 1961 under various titles.

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1st Surrey Rifles

The 1st Surrey Rifles (often spelled out in full as First Surrey Rifles and abbreviated as FSR) was a volunteer unit of the British Army from 1859 until 1993.

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1st Wessex Artillery

The 1st Wessex Artillery was a volunteer unit of the British Army that existed under various titles from 1860 to 1971, including active service in World War I and World War II.

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20th Battalion, London Regiment (Blackheath and Woolwich)

The 20th (County of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Blackheath and Woolwich), was a unit of Britain's Territorial Force formed in 1908 from Volunteer corps dating back to 1859.

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26th (London) Anti-Aircraft Brigade

26th (London) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (26 AA Bde) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army during World War II.

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27th (Home Counties) Anti-Aircraft Brigade

27th (Home Counties) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (27 AA Bde) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army in World War II that served in The Blitz and later converted to infantry.

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28th (Essex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 28th (Essex) Searchlight Regiment was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1935 until 1961, at first as part of the Royal Engineers, later in the Royal Artillery.

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28th (Thames and Medway) Anti-Aircraft Brigade

28th (Thames and Medway) Anti-Aircraft Brigade (28 AA Bde) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army created in 1925 to command anti-aircraft units in Kent and around the militarily important Medway Towns, which it defended during the Battle of Britain and The Blitz.

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29th (East Anglian) Anti-Aircraft Brigade

29th (East Anglian) Anti-Aircraft Brigade was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) before and during World War II.

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29th (Kent) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 29th (Kent) Searchlight Regiment was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1935 until 1955, at first as part of the Royal Engineers (RE), later in the Royal Artillery (RA).

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2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Anti-Aircraft Division (2nd AA Division) was an Air Defence formation of the British Army from 1935 to 1942.

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30th (Surrey) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

30th (Surrey) Searchlight Regiment was an air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1924 until 1961.

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36th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 36th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment was a volunteer air defence battalion of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1936 until 1961, at first as part of the Royal Engineers, later in the Royal Artillery.

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38th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade (United Kingdom)

The 38th Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade (38 AA Bde) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army formed just before World War II, which protected London and Southern England during The Blitz and later converted into an infantry formation for the liberation of Europe.

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47th (1/2nd London) Division

The 47th (1/2nd London) Division was an infantry division of the British Army, raised in 1908 as part of the Territorial Force.

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4th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment

The 4th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) was a Volunteer unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) recruited from East London.

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4th Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey)

The 4th Battalion, Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) (4th Queen's) was a volunteer unit of the British Army from 1859 to 1961.

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4th Home Counties Brigade, Royal Field Artillery

The IV Home Counties (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery was a new volunteer unit formed in Kent as part of the Territorial Force (TF) in 1908.

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51st (London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

51st (London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1922 until 1955.

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52nd (London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

52nd (London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1922 until 1961.

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53rd (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

53rd (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1922 until 1961.

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54th (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

54th (City of London) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1922 until 1954.

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55th (Kent) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

55th (Kent) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army from 1925 until 1955.

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5th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 5th Anti-Aircraft Division (5th AA Division) was an air defence formation of Britain's Territorial Army, created in the period of tension before the outbreak of World War II.

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6th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 6th Anti-Aircraft Division (6th AA Division) was an air defence formation created within Anti-Aircraft Command of Britain's Territorial Army just before World War II.

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73rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 73rd Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (73rd LAA Rgt), was an air defence unit of the British Army's Royal Artillery during World War II.

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75th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery

75th (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment, Royal Artillery was an air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) raised just before the outbreak of World War II, which served as part of Anti-Aircraft Command in the early part of the war.

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7th (City of London) Battalion, London Regiment

The 7th (City of London) Battalion of the London Regiment was a volunteer unit of the British Army from 1860 until 1961.

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7th Battalion, Essex Regiment

The 7th Battalion, Essex Regiment was a volunteer unit of Britain's Territorial Army.

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84th (Middlesex, London Transport) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 84th (Middlesex, London Transport) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery was an air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army raised from employees of the London Passenger Transport Board during the period of international tension that preceded the outbreak of World War II.

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86th (Honourable Artillery Company) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

The 86th (Honourable Artillery Company) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (86th (HAC) HAA Rgt) was an air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) that served throughout World War II.

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88th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery

88th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA) was a volunteer air defence unit of Britain's Territorial Army (TA) from 1939 until amalgamated in 1950.

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8th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 8th Anti-Aircraft Division (8th AA Division) was an air defence formation of the British Army during the early years of World War II.

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9th Anti-Aircraft Division (United Kingdom)

The 9th Anti-Aircraft Division (9th AA Division) was an air defence formation of the British Army during the middle years of World War II.

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Redirects here:

1st Anti-Aircraft Division.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Anti-Aircraft_Division_(United_Kingdom)

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