62 (The Loyals) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA)

62 (The Loyals) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 4th Battalion The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) (62 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment served in Anti-Aircraft Command until its conversion. 62 (The Loyals) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 150 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in April 1943. It was re-constituted as 597 (The Loyal) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) in January 1947.

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Nov 38   4th The Loyal (North Lancashire) Regiment
(62 Searchlight Regiment)
Preston, Lancashire, UK
Aug 40   Became RA  
Aug 40 2 AA Div 62 (The Loyals) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) 2 Anti-Aircraft Division, 53 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade North West England
Dec 42 2 AA Div 2 Anti-Aircraft Division, 50 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Midlands, UK
Jan 43 Anti-Aircraft Command 3 Anti-Aircraft Group, 69 Anti-Aircraft Brigade South West England
Apr 43   Became 150 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  



Nov 38 435, 436, 437


The Royal Artillery 1939-45