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

55 (Durham Light Infantry) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 2/5th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry (55 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  in January 1942. It was re-constituted as 590 (The Durham Light Infantry) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 2/5th Battalion Durham Light Infantry
(55 Searchlight Regiment)
West Hartlepool, Co Durham, UK
Aug 40 Became RA – 43 Anti-Aircraft Brigade,
7 Anti-Aircraft Division
North East England
Oct 41 57 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 7 Anti-Aircraft Division North East England
Jan 42 Became 113 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 414, 415, 416
Jan 41 414, 415, 416, 530

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45