52 (Queens Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 4/5 (Queen’s Edinburgh) Battalion, The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment) (52 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment served in Scotland with 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade until converted to LAA. It was converted to 130 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA in March 1942. It was re-constituted as 587 (Queen’s Edinburgh Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.
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|Sep 39||4/5th Battalion Royal Scots (52 Searchlight Regiment)||Edinburgh, UK|
|Aug 40||Became 52 (Queen’s Edinburgh, Royal Scots) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)
3 Anti-Aircraft Division, 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade
|Forth defences, UK|
|Nov 40||3 Anti-Aircraft Division, 52 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Scottish Borders, UK|
|Mar 42||Became 130 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment|
|Sep 39||405, 406, 407|
|May 41||405, 406, 407, 531|