81 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was formed in November 1940 with two batteries, at Kes, Truro. The Regiment served in Anti-Aircraft Command until becoming Light Anti-Aircraft. 81 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 131 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in March 1942.
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.
|Nov 40||Formed||Truro, Cornwall, UK|
|Nov 40||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Truro, Cornwall, UK|
|Apr 41||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Mortehoe, Devon, UK|
|Dec 41||6 Anti-Aircraft Division, 29 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Clacton, Essex, UK|
|Mar 42||Became 131 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment|
|Nov 40||482, 509|
|Apr 41||482, 509, 545, 555|