47 (The Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 47 (The Durham Light Infantry) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment served in 7 Anti-Aircraft Division in the North East of England until converted to Light Anti-Aircraft. 47 (The Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 112 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in January 1942. It was re-constituted as 582 (The Durham Light Infantry) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.
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|Aug 40||Formed from 47 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers|
|Aug 40||7 Anti-Aircraft Division, 43 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||North East England|
|Dec 41||7 Anti-Aircraft Division, 57 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade||North East England|
|Jan 42||Became 112 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment|
|Aug 40||386, 387, 388, 389|