70 (Sussex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

70 (Sussex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in November 1938 with three batteries, at Brighton. The Regiment was disbanded in September 1944 at Blackmore. It was re-constituted as 605 (Sussex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Nov 39 27 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 6 Anti-Aircraft Division Brighton, Sussex, UK
Jul 40 27 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Division Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
Sep 44 Disbanded Blackmore, Essex, UK

 

Batteries

Nov 38 459, 460, 461
Mar 41 459, 460, 461, 537
Mar 44 459, 460, 461

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45