51 (Highland) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA)

51 (Highland) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 51 (Highland) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment spent two years in Scotland with the 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade before converting to LAA. 51 (Highland) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 124 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in February 1942. It was re-constituted as 586 (Highland) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

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Aug 40   Formed from 51 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers  
Aug 40 3 AA Division 51 (Highland) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) 3 Anti-Aircraft Division, 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Dundee, UK
Feb 42   Became 124 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  



Aug 40 319, 320, 404


The Royal Artillery 1939-45