149 (Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted from 40 Searchlight Regiment in June 1943 at Holywood. The Regiment went to France in August 1944 as part of 107 Anti-Aircraft Brigade. It served with the Canadians until the end of the war. 149 (Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was placed in suspended animation in February 1946 and was re-constituted as 575 (6th Battalion The Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft 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.
|Jun 43||Formed from 40 Searchlight Regiment||Holywood, Co. Down, UK|
|Jul 43||Home Forces||East Anglia, UK|
|Aug 43||55 Infantry Division||UK|
|Dec 43||2 Army||UK|
|Aug 44||2 Army, 107 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Caen, France|
|Aug 44||1 Canadian Army, 107 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Risle bridges, France|
|Sep 44||1 Canadian Army, 107 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Dunkirk, France|
|Mar 45||1 Canadian Army, 107 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Rhine bridges, Holland/Germany|
|Apr 45||1 Canadian Army, 107 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Frisia, Holland|
|Jun 43||501, 502, 503|
|Feb 44||80, 283, 502|