14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)

14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed with two batteries converted from a company of 4/5th Battalion The Royal Scots (TA) in July 1938. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1947 at Pilton Camp, Edinburgh. It was re-designated 46 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA as a war formed unit and the original TA unit, 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA), re-constituted as 514 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) in early 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.

Sep 39 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 3 Anti-Aircraft Division, 51 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Linlithgow, West Lothian, UK
Apr 41   Tobruk Garrison – 4 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tobruk, Libya
Sep 41 8 Army 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 8 Army N Africa
Feb 42 Middle East Land Forces Middle East Forces Nile Delta, Egypt
Oct 42 8 Army 14 (West Lothian Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 8 Army – 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Alamein, Egypt
Jul 43 Middle East Land Forces Middle East Forces N Africa
Sep 43 8 Army 8 Army, 12 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Salerno, Italy
Jan 45   Home Forces UK

 

Batteries

Sep 39 39, 40, 57, 58
Jul 40 39, 40, 57

 

Equipment

Apr 41 20mm Breda, 40mm Bofors
Jan 43 36 x 40mm Bofors

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45