54 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)

54 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was converted from 9th (Dumbartonshire) Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders (TA), in November 1938. The Regiment went to France in November 1939 with 3 Corps. It served in the UK until going to Normandy in June 1944. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in February 1946. 54 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was re-constituted as 554 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) 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.

Nov 38   Formed from 9th Battalion Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders  
Sep 39 4 AA Div 54 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 4 Anti-Aircraft Division, 44 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Manchester, UK
Nov 39 3 Corps 54 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 3 Corps France
Jun 40   Home Forces UK
Mar 41 9 Armoured Division 9 Support Group UK
Jun 42 9 Armoured Division 9 Armoured Division UK
Mar 44 2army 2 Army UK
Jun 44 2army 2 Army NW Europe

Batteries

Nov 38 160, 161, 162

Equipment

Sep 39 12 x 40mm Bofors, 12 x Vickers 2 pdrs, Morris CDSW LAA Tractor

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45