65 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

65 (Essex Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 2/6th Battalion The Essex Regiment (65 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 65 Garrison Regiment in November 1944 and to 607 Infantry Regiment RA in February 1945. It was re-constituted as 600 (The Essex Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

3 Sep 39 2/6th Essex Regiment (65 Searchlight Regiment) Southend, Essex, UK
Aug 40 Became RA  
Aug 40 41 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division East Anglia, UK
Nov 41 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division East Anglia, UK
Aug 43 50 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group East Anglia, UK
Mar 44 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Group East Anglia, UK
Nov 44 Became 65 Garrison Regiment  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 444, 445, 446

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45