57 (Glasgow) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

57 (Glasgow) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 5/8th Battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (57 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 147 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in March 1943. It was re-constituted as 592 (Glasgow) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

3 Sep 39 8th Battalion Cameronians (57 Searchlight) Glasgow, UK
Aug 40 Became 57 (Glasgow) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)  
Aug 40 52 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Division Western Scotland
Nov 40 63 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 12 Anti-Aircraft Division Western Scotland
Nov 42 42 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Eastern Scotland
Dec 42 57 Anti-Aircraft Brigade North West England
Mar 43 Became 147 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 420, 421, 422, 423
Feb 42 423, 535
Feb 43 359, 423, 516, 535

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45