58 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

58 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 58 (Middlesex) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted in November 1944 to 58 Garrison Regiment RA and then to 611 Infantry Regiment RA in February 1945. It was re-constituted as 593 (Middlesex) (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 58 Anti-Aircraft Battalion
Royal Engineers
Harrow, Middlesex, UK
Aug 40 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division East Midlands, UK
Jul 44 Anti-Aircraft Command Dungeness, Kent, UK
Nov 44 Became 58 Garrison Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 344, 425, 426
Dec 40 344, 425, 426, 511
Jan 42 344, 425, 426
Apr 43 425, 426
May 44 314, 425, 426

 

Equipment

Jul 44 Twin 3 inch Z rocket launchers