73 (Kent Fortress) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

73 (Kent Fortress) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 73 (Kent Fortress) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in September 1944. It was re-constituted as 608 (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Apr 39 73 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers Bexley, London,UK
Aug 40 56 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade Kent, UK
Aug 40 Became RA  
Oct 42 56 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 2 Anti-Aircraft Group Kent, UK
Feb 43 27 Anti-Aircraft Brigade South Coast England
Apr 43 56 Light Anti-Aircraft Brigade Kent, UK
Sep 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 39 322, 331, 347
Jan 42 322, 331, 347, 508
Jul 43 322, 331, 508

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45