56 (Cameronians) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA)

56 (Cameronians) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 5/8th Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (56 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 125 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in February 1942. It was re-constituted as 591 (Cameronians) (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 5/8th Battalion Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
(56th Searchlight Regiment)
Glasgow, UK
Aug 40 Became RA – 52 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade Eastern Scotland
Feb 42 Became 125 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Nov 38 417, 418, 419, 420
Aug 39 417, 418, 419
Feb 41 417, 418, 419, 535
Jan 42 357, 417, 418, 419

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45