44 (The Leicestershire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

44 (The Leicestershire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 44 (The Leicestershire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 121 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in January 1942. It was re-constituted as 579 (The Royal Leicestershire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 44 Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Royal Engineers
Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, UK
Aug 40 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade East Midlands, UK
Jan 42 Became 121 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 374, 375, 376, 377

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45