64 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

64 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 1/6th Battalion The Essex Regiment (64 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 639 Infantry Regiment in January 1945. It was re-constituted as 599 (Essex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 1/6th Essex Regiment (64 Searchlight Regiment) West Ham, London, UK
Aug 40 Became RA  
Aug 40 40 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Eastern England airfields
Aug 43 31 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Eastern England
Mar 44 50 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group Eastern England
Jan 45 Became 639 Infantry Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 441, 442, 443

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45