74 (Essex Fortress) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

74 (Essex Fortress) Searchlight Regiment RA(TA) formed in August 1940 by the transfer of 74 (Essex Fortress) Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers (TA) to the RA. The Regiment was converted to 74 Garrison Regiment RA in November 1944 and became 613 Infantry Regiment RA in February 1945. It was re-constituted as 609 (Tottenham) (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Aug 40 Formed from 74 Anti-Aircraft Battalion Royal Engineers  
Aug 40 Became RA – 29 Anti-Aircraft Brigade East Anglia, UK
Dec 41 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division South West England
Oct 42 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group South West England
Nov 44 Became 74 Garrison Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Aug 40 310, 335, 469

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45