54 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

54 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 1/5th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry (54 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in February 1946. It was re-constituted as 589 (The Durham Light Infantry) (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 1/5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
(54 Searchlight Regiment)
Stockton on Tees, Co Durham, UK
Aug 40 Became RA – 43 Anti-Aircraft Brigade,
7 Anti-Aircraft Division
Teeside, UK
Aug 40 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade West Yorkshire, UK
Nov 40 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 10 Anti-Aircraft Division West Yorkshire, UK
Sep 42 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Yorkshire, UK
Jun 44 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 21 Army Group Shaftesbury, Dorset, UK
Nov 44 101 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Brussels, Belgium
Dec 44 5 Royal Marine Anti-Aircraft Brigade Antwerp, Belgium

 

Batteries

Aug 40 411, 412, 413