47 (The Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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 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.

Aug 40 Formed from 47 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers  
Aug 40 43 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division North East England
Dec 41 57 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division North East England
Jan 42 Became 112 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 386, 387, 388, 389

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45