Searchlight Regiments

Most searchlight regiments were originally raised as either Anti-Aircraft Battalions, Royal Engineers or by converting infantry battalions within their own regiments.
In mid 1940 these units were all re-designated Royal Artillery.

1 Searchlight Regiment RA 58 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
2 Searchlight Regiment RA 59 (Warwickshire) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
3 (Ulster) Searchlight Regiment RA(SR) 60 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
4 Searchlight Regiment Royal Malta Artillery 61 (South Lancashire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
5 Searchlight Regiment RA 62 (The Loyals) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
26 (London Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 63 (Queen’s) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
27 (London Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 64 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
28 (Essex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 65 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
29 (Kent) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 66 (Gloucesters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
30 (Surrey) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 67 (Welch) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
31 (City of London Rifles) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 68 (Monmouthshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
32 (7th City of London) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 69 (3rd City of London) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
33 (St Pancras) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 70 (Sussex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
34 (Queen’s Own Royal West Kent) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 71 (East Lancashire) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
35 (First Surrey Rifles) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 72 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
36 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 73 (Kent Fortress) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
37 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 74 (Essex Fortress) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
38 (The King’s Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 75 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
39 (The Lancashire Fusiliers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 76 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
40 (The Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 77 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
41 (5th North Staffordshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 78 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
42 (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 79 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
43 (5th Duke of Wellington’s Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 80 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
44 (The Leicestershire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 81 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
45 (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 82 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
46 (Lincolnshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 83 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
47 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 84 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
48 (Hampshire) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 85 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
49 (The West Yorkshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 86 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
50 (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 87 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
51 (Highland) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 88 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
52 (Queen’s Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 89 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
53 (Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 90 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
54 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 91 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
55 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 92 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
56 (5th Cameronian Scottish Rifles) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) 93 (Mixed) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
57 (8th Cameronian Scottish Rifles) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)