40 (The Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

40 (The Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 40 (The Sherwood Foresters) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 149 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in June 1943. It was re-constituted as 575 (6th Battalion The Sherwood Foresters)  Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 40 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers  
Aug 40 39 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, UK
May 43 103 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Holywood, Co. Down, UK
Jun 43 Became 149 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 358, 359, 360, 361
May 43 358, 360, 361

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45