76 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) formed in May 1940 but was almost immediately broken up to provide replacements for units returning from Dunkirk. It was re-formed in July 1940. The Regiment served in Anti-Aircraft Command in the South West of England until late 1944. 76 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) disbanded in September 1944 at Woolacombe.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|May 40||Formed||Hereford, Herefordshire, UK|
|Jul 40||5 Anti-Aircraft Division, 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West Ports, UK|
|Nov 40||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West Airfields, UK|
|Nov 41||Plymouth Gun Defended Area||Devon, UK|
|May 42||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West England|
|Sep 42||3 Anti-Aircraft Group, 69 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West England|
|Apr 44||3 Anti-Aircraft Group, 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West England|
|Sep 44||Disbanded||Woolacombe, Devon, UK|
|May 40||474, 476, 477|
|Aug 40||474, 485, 492, 493|
|Feb 43||485, 492, 493|