68 (Monmouthshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

68 (Monmouthshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 1st (Rifle) Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment (68 Searchlight Regiment) (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 68 Garrison Regiment in November 1944 and to 609 Infantry Regiment RA in February 1945. It was re-constituted as 603 (1st (Rifle) Battalion The Monmouthshire Regiment) (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 38 1st Monmouthshire Regiment
(68 Searchlight Regiment)
Newport, Monmouthshire, UK
Aug 40 Became RA  
Aug 40 46 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Bristol, UK
Nov 44 Became 68 Garrison Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 453, 454, 455

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45