86 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was formed in January 1941 with three batteries, at Kilmarnock. The Regiment served in 12 Anti-Aircraft Division for 12 months before becoming Light Anti-Aircraft. 86 Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) was converted to 120 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment in January 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.
|Jan 41||Formed||Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, UK|
|Jan 41||12 Anti-Aircraft Division, 63 Anti-Aircraft Brigade||Ayr, Ayrshire, UK|
|Jan 42||Became 120 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment|
|Jan 41||526, 527, 528|
|Mar 41||20 mm Cannon, AA Lewis Guns|
|Apr 41||150 cm Searchlights|
|May 41||90 cm and 150 cm Searchlights|