47 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed from 66 Battery ex 20 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, in July 1940. The Regiment served in Air Defence Great Britain until November 1942 in the South West of England. It then moved to North Africa and on to Italy in September 1943 via Sicily. 47 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 47 Garrison Regiment RA in December 1944. It re-organised as 615 Infantry Regiment RA in February 1945 before disbanding before the end of the year.
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.
|Jul 40||Formed from a battery from
20 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment
|Jul 40||9 Anti-Aircraft Division, 5 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Gloucestershire, UK|
|Nov 40||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 69 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West England|
|Dec 41||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 46 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West England|
|Nov 42||Allied Forces HQ||N Africa|
|Jul 43||8 Army||Sicily|
|Sep 43||8 Army||Italy|
|Dec 44||Became 47 Garrison Regiment|
|Jul 40||66, 131|
|Aug 41||85, 131, 258|
|Feb 42||85, 131, 258, 451|
|Jul 44||85, 131, 451|