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.
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|Sep 39||2/6th Essex Regiment (65 Searchlight Regiment)||Southend, Essex, UK|
|Aug 40||Became RA|
|Aug 40||2 Anti-Aircraft Division, 41 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||East Anglia, UK|
|Nov 41||2 Anti-Aircraft Division, 32 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||East Anglia, UK|
|Aug 43||5 Anti-Aircraft Group, 50 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||East Anglia, UK|
|Mar 44||5 Anti-Aircraft Group, 65 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||East Anglia, UK|
|Nov 44||Became 65 Garrison Regiment|
|Sep 39||444, 445, 446|