76 Searchlight Regiment RA(TA)

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 disbanded in September 1944 at Woolacombe.

May 40 Formed Hereford, Herefordshire, UK
Jul 40 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 5 Anti-Aircraft Division South West Ports, UK
Nov 40 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division South West Airfields, UK
Nov 41 Plymouth Gun Defended Area Devon, UK
May 42 60 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 8 Anti-Aircraft Division South West England
Sep 42 69 Anti-Aircraft Brigade, 3 Anti-Aircraft Group South West England
Apr 44 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade  
Sep 44 Disbanded Woolacombe, Devon, UK

 

Batteries

May 40 474, 476, 477
Aug 40 474, 485, 492, 493
Feb 43 485, 492, 493

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45