• Light Anti-Aircraft Regiments

    Light Anti-Aircraft Regiments 1 LAA Rgt RA 2 LAA Rgt RA 3 LAA Rgt RA 4 LAA Rgt RA 11 (City of London Yeomanry) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 12 (Finsbury Rifles) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 13 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 15 (Isle of Man) LAA Rgt RA(TA) 16 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 17 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 18 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 19 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 20 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 21 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 22 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 23 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 24 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 25 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 26 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 27 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 28 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 29 LAA Rgt RA(TA) 30 LAA…

  • Alexander Allan

    Alexander Allan was born in June 1910 in Scotland. In 1943 he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and joined the 113th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Royal Artillery. This unit had been formed out of the old 5th (Territorial Army) Battalion DLI at Stockton on Tees.  511 total views

  • Names on Photos

    Two photos with signatures on the reverse. All served with the 113th Durham Light Anti-Aircraft Infantry.  1,011 total views

  • Liberation of Bergen Belsen

    The Numbers

    113th LAA Regiment RA (Durham Light Infantry) arrived at Belsen on the 18th April. The Panzer Barracks at Hohne, a short distance from the Belsen camp, was converted into a hospital and a transit camp. The DLI Regimental Journal for October 1946 reported the battalion recorded the following personel (live).  1,284 total views

  • E W Blackbell (113th LAA)

    Blackbell, E W (Capt.) (113 LAA) Birth 17 Aug 1912 Sunderland, Durham, England Death 1981 Sunderland, Durham, England  107 total views

  • Think Pink?

    Following on from the initial colouring of the famous Belsen Liberation sign, we took a lot of time to ensure the colour was correct – particularly to see if the red wording was actually red.  300 total views