Tile Hill Kid - WW2 Anti-Aircraft Battery

Heavy Anti-Aircraft Battery Coventry H26 was positioned during WW2 between Nickson Road, Bullfield Avenue and Lesingham Drive, Tile Hill South, for the defence of Coventry. It was armed with four 3.7-inch guns and GL Mark II radar in 1942. In 1945 it was armed with six 3.7-inch Mark IIC guns and four 3.7-inch Mark II g...uns, at which time it was manned by 23 Battery of the 8th Moblie regiment. It was retained as a Nucleus Force Battery headquarters in 1946, a permanently gunned position.

 


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