29 (Kent) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

29 (Kent) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 29 (Kent) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 631 Infantry Regiment RA in January 1945. It was re-constituted as 564 (Kent) (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 29 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers Chatham, Kent, UK
Aug 40 56 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade Kent, UK
Jan 42 55 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division Plymouth, Devon, UK
Jun 42 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division Exeter, Devon, UK
Oct 42 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group South West England
Oct 43 58 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, Orkney & Shetland Defences Orkney & Shetland, UK
Jan 45 Became 631 (Kent) Infantry Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 313, 314, 468
May 41 313, 314, 468, 508
Jan 42 313, 314, 468
Jan 43 313, 314, 468, 511
Jul 43 313, 314, 468
May 44 313, 468

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45