5 Searchlight Regiment RA

5 Searchlight Regiment RA was formed in May 1941 at Singapore, with two batteries. The Regiment was captured there in February 1942 and considered to be in suspended animation.

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May 41   Formed Singapore
May 41 Malaya Command 5 Searchlight Regiment RA Malaya Command Malaya
Feb 42   Captured  



May 41 13, 14
Nov 41 13, 14, 315, 316 & a battery manned by the Straights Settlements Volunteer Force


The Royal Artillery 1939-45