72 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

72 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in November 1938 with three batteries. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in September 1944 at Reepham, Norfolk although it was still in existence in January 1945. It finally went into suspended animation in June 1945. It was re-constituted as 607 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947 and re-designated as 607 (Middlesex) (Mixed) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) in March 1949.

Nov 38 47 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Division Southampton, Hampshire, UK
Nov 40 40 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Division East Midlands, UK
Jan 45 40 Anti-Aircraft Brigade Doncaster, Yorkshire, UK

 

Batteries

Sep 39 465, 466, 467

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45