66 (Gloucesters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

66 (Gloucesters) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 4th (City of Bristol) Battalion The Gloucestershire Regiment (66 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in May 1945 at Shouldham, King Lynn. It was re-constituted as 601 (City of Bristol) (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 4th Gloucestershire Regiment
(66 Searchlight Regiment)
Bristol, UK
Aug 40 Became RA  
Aug 40 46 & 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigades Somerset, UK
May 45 Suspended animation Kings Lynn, Norfolk, UK

 

Batteries

Aug 40 447, 448, 449
May 41 447, 448, 449, 559
Feb 44 447, 448, 449

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45