Searchlight Regiments

2 Searchlight Regiment RA

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Regimental arm badge

2 SL Regt arm badge

3 (Ulster) Searchlight Regiment RA(SR)

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Regimental arm badge

3 SL Regt arm badge

4 Searchlight Regiment Royal Malta Artillery

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Regimental arm badge

4 SL Regt arm badge

28 (Essex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge

28 SL Regt arm badge

32 (7th City of London) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge worn from 1941

32 SL Regt arm badge

34 (The Queen’s Own West Kent) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap badge and buttons of the 20th London Regiment retained on transfer except 302 Battery who wore RA badges

20 London cap badge

37 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge

37 SL Regt arm badge

38 (King’s Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cloth shoulder title

Liverpool Rifles cloth title

39 (Lancashire Fusiliers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap badge & buttons of the Lancashire Fusiliers worn

A supplementary arm title was worn on transfer from the Royal Engineers

Lancs Fus cap badge
Lan Fus cloth title

40 (The Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap badge on a Lincoln Green backing

A green diamond was worn on the back of the jacket

40 SL Regt cap badge

42 (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap badge in silver for officers & white metal for other ranks

A Rifle Green lanyard was worn in place of the white RA one

Robin Hood Regt cap badge

43 (5th Duke of Wellington’s) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap Badge

DoW Regt cap badge

44 (Leicestershire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap badge and buttons of the Leicestershire Regiment worn

Leicester regt cap badge

46 (Lincolnshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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On conversion the Lincolnshire Regiment cap badge was retained

Lincolns Regt cap badge

47 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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To continue the light infantry connection, a green lanyard was worn by officers, warrant officers and senior nco’s in place of the RA’s white one.


49 (West Yorkshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge

49 SL Regt arm badge

50 (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap Badge

Northamptons Regt cap badge

51 (Highland) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge

51 SL Regt arm badge

53 (Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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On conversion the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers cap badge was retained

RNF cap badge

55 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Permission was requested to use the coat of arms of the Bishop of Durham as an arm badge. The badge was produced and worn although permission was refused and the badge withdrawn

55 SL Regt arm badge

58 (MIddlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge 1941

58 SL Regt arm badge

60 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Middlesex Regiment cap badge & buttons worn with RA collar badges

Regimental arm badge

Middlesex Regt cap badge
60 SL Regt arm badge

61 (South Lancashire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Each battery wore an arm badge of the Prince of Wales feathers embroidered in white. 432 Battery had a Salmon Buff background

433 Battery used a Maroon background

434 Battery had a background of Dark Blue

432 Bty 61 SL
433 Bty 61 SL
434 Bty 61 SL

63 (Queen’s) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Wore cap badge & buttons of The Queen’s Regiment

Queens Regt cap badge

64 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Wore cap badge & buttons of The Essex Regiment

Essex Regt cap badge

65 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Wore cap badge & buttons of The Essex Regiment

Essex Regt cap badge

68 (Monmouthshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap Badge

Monmouths cap badge

69 (3rd City of London) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Cap Badge

The white feather hackle was worn

Officers wore bronze fusiliers collar badges on both service & battledress

Officers & Warrant Officers wore a blue lanyard in place of the white RA one

354 Battery continued to wear their Lancashire Fusilier badges when transferred from 39 Searchlight Regiment

R Fus cap badge

76 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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Regimental arm badge

76 SL arm badge