85 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was formed in January 1941 with four batteries, at Blackhall, St Giles. The Regiment served in 8 Anti-Aircraft Division of Anti-Aircraft Command until conversion in early 1942. 85 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was converted in March 1942 to 132 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment.
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.
|Jan 41||Formed||St Giles, Oxford, UK|
|Jan 41||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 64 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||South West airfields, UK|
|Oct 41||8 Anti-Aircraft Division, 55 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Plymouth, Devon, UK|
|Mar 42||Became 132 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment|
|Jan 41||520, 521, 522, 523|