46 (The Lincolnshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

46 (The Lincolnshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 46 (The Lincolnshire Regiment) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 46 Garrison Regiment RA in November 1944 and re-designated as 606 Infantry Regiment RA in February 1945. It was re-constituted as 581 (5th Battalion The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment) (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 46 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, UK
Aug 40 57 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, UK
Dec 41 36 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Division Edinburgh, Midlothian, UK
Aug 42 58 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Orkney & Shetland, UK
Oct 43 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group South West England
Nov 44 Became 46 Garrison Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 382, 383, 384, 385
Mar 44 382, 383, 384

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45