124 (Highland) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted in February 1942 from 51 Searchlight Regiment. The Regiment served in Anti-Aircraft Command until August 1943. It then transferred to 2 Army to prepare for D Day. It moved to Normandy in August 1944 around Caen. With 70 Anti-Aircraft Brigade it moved to Ostend and then the south bank of the Scheldt estuary. It stayed there until the end of the war. 124 (Highland) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was placed in suspended animation in June 1946 and re-constituted as 586 (Highland) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Feb 42||Formed from 51 Searchlight Regiment|
|Feb 42||Home Forces||UK|
|May 42||7 Anti-Aircraft Division, 30 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Tyneside, UK|
|Sep 42||5 Anti-Aircraft Division, 47 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Southampton, Hampshire, UK|
|Mar 43||2 Anti-Aircraft Group, 5 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Gloucester, Gloucestershire, UK|
|Aug 43||2 Army||UK|
|Aug 44||2 Army, 75 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Caen, France|
|Sep 44||2 Army, 75 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Ostend, Belgium|
|Nov 44||2 Army, 75 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Scheldt, Belgium|
|Feb 42||404, 411, 412, 413|
|Oct 42||404, 411, 412|