147 (Glasgow) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA)

147 (Glasgow) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) was converted from 57 Searchlight Regiment in March 1943 at Downpatrick. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1947 at Stockton on Tees. Personnel formed a new, war formed unit with the same number and was renumbered in the April as 116 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA. The TA unit was re-constituted as 592 (Glasgow) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Mar 43 Formed from 57 Searchlight Regiment Downpatrick, Co. Down, UK
Mar 43 Conversion training Ballykinlar, Co. Down, UK
May 43 11 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Leigh on Sea, Essex, UK
Aug 43 49 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 1 Anti-Aircraft Group London, UK
Oct 43 47 Infantry Division Piddlehinton, Dorset, UK
Oct 43 47 Infantry Division Chichester, Sussex, UK
Aug 44 Anti-Aircraft Command Sussex coast, UK
Jan 45 30 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Sunderland, County Durham, UK

 

Batteries

Apr 43 492, 493, 495, 496
Jun 44 492, 493, 495

 

Equipment

Oct 43 Bofors 40 mm Self Propelled

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45