4 Searchlight Regiment Royal Malta Artillery

4 Searchlight Regiment Royal Malta Artillery was formed with one RA Battery, one RMA Battery and an RE Company in November 1940. The RE Company was disbanded on handover to the RA. In January 1944, RHQ moved from Tal Balal to St Andrews and was disbanded in the May.

Nov 40 Formed Malta
Nov 40 7 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Brigade Malta
May 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Nov 40 484 Searchlight Battery RA, 8 Searchlight Battery RMA,
16 Fortress Company Royal Engineers
Jan 44 8 – independent, 484 – to Middle East

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45