2 Searchlight Regiment RA

2 Searchlight Regiment formed in May 1938 taking over from 2 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers, which was disbanded. The Regiment was re-designated 84 Searchlight Regiment RA in April 1947.

Sep 39 Home Forces UK
Jan 40 5 Anti-Aircraft (Searchlight) Brigade France
Jun 40 6 Anti-Aircraft Brigade South West Airfields, UK
Nov 44 2 Army NW Europe

 

Batteries

3 Sep 39 5, 6, 7, 8 – 14 Apr 40, 7 Bty to 12 AA Bde (Advanced Air Striking Force)
Jul 40 4, 5, 6

 

Equipment

1939/40 Thornycroft Searchlight Lorries

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45