63 (Queen’s) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

63 (Queen’s) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 4th Battalion The Queen’s Royal Regiment (West Surrey) (63 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 127 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in February 1942. It was re-constituted as 598 (Queen’s) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 4th Queen’s Royal Regiment
(63 Searchlight Regiment)
Croydon, London, UK
Aug 40 Became RA Bentley, Hampshire, UK
Aug 40 47 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Southampton, Hampshire, UK
Oct 41 38 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade London, UK
Feb 42 Became 127 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment  

 

Batteries

Nov 38 438, 439, 440
Apr 40 438, 439, 440, 474 (attached)
Jul 40 438, 439, 440
Nov 40 438, 439, 440, 524
Jan 42 397, 439, 440, 524

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45