schwere Flak-Abteilung 243 (o)

Formed 26 Aug 1939 in Wuppertal from parts of I./ with 5 Batterien (1. - 3. schwere, 4. - 5. leichte). Until Jul 1942 known as Res.Flak-Abt. 243.

Reorganised as a schwere Abteilung in late 1942:

4./gem.243 became 3./ and was reformed from Luftwaffen-Sperrfeuer-Batterie 126
5./gem.243 became 4./

Destroyed May 1943 in Tunisia, except for two batteries:

1./s.243 became 4./
2./s.243 became 3./

Reformed Jan 1944 in Duisburg:

Stab/s.243 new
1./s.243 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5771
2./s.243 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 5772
3./s.243 new
4./s.243 new (May 1944?)

5. - 7./s.243 was formed in Nov 1944:

5./s.243 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 10400
6./s.243 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 10411
7./s.243 from s.Flak-Bttr.zbV 10419

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