37 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

37 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 37 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment went into suspended animation and was reformed as 119 Searchlight Regiment RA, a war formed unit in April 1947. The original TA unit was re-constituted as HQ 104 (Tyne) Army Engineer Regiment RE(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 37 Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Royal Engineers
 
Aug 40 5 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, UK
Sep 42 5 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Llandaff, Cardiff, UK
Dec 42 9 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group Llandaff, Cardiff, UK
May 44 Anti-Aircraft Command Lambourne, Essex, UK
Mar 45 56 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Norwich, Norfolk, UK

 

Batteries

Aug 40 307, 308, 348, 349
Feb 44 307, 308, 348

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45