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

58 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was formed as a duplicate of 54 Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, in 1939 at Clydebank. It served with the BEF in France in November 1939. Then it served in the UK until going to Normandy in June 1944 with 11 Armoured Division. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1946. 58 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) was re-constituted as 558 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) (Mixed) Heavy 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.

Sep 39   Home Forces Clydebank, Dumbartonshire, UK
Nov 39   2 Anti-Aircraft Brigade – Less 174 Battery
with 3 Anti-Aircraft Brigade
France
Jun 40 5 AA Div 58 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 5 Anti-Aircraft Division, 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Southampton, Hampshire, UK
May 41 11 Armoured Division 58 (Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 11 Support Group UK
Jun 42 11 Armoured Division 11 Armoured Division UK
Jun 44 11 Armoured Division 11 Armoured Division NW Europe

 

Batteries

Sep 39 172, 173, 174

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45