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564 - 591 Regiments 1947-67

ROYAL ARTILLERY, TERRITORIAL ARMY 1947-67
The Territorial Army was reconstituted formally on 1.1.1947. Recruiting began 1.5.1947. Continuity with former units was maintained through the regiment except for independent batteries and troops
Dates Unit Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 564 Searchlight Regiment RA (Kent)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Gillingham, Kent: Continuity with 631 Regiment (Kent) (late 29 Searchlight Regiment) 54 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 54 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
16.3.49 Redesignated 564 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 458 & 608 Regiments as 458 Regiment .
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. 565 Searchlight Regiment RA (Surrey)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Kingston, Surrey: Continuity with 30 Searchlight Regiment 106 AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 565 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (Surrey)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 566 & 598 Regiment to form 565 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 30 AA Brigade
. P (City of London Rifles) Bty. .
. Q (4th Queen's) Bty. .
. R (Surrey) Bty. .
. S (City of London Rifles) Bty. .
1.5.61(LG 1.4.6l) Amalgamated with 5th and 6th Bn, The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) to form 3rd Bn, The Queen's Royal Surrey Regiment. .
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. 566 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (City of London Rifles)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Sutton, Surrey: Continuity with 123 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (City of London Rifles) (late 31 Searchlight Regiment) 75 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 Disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
16.3.49 Redesignated 566 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (City of London Rifles)(TA) .
20.9.50 Amalgamated with 674 Regiment to form 566 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (City of London Rifles)(TA) .
1 .1 .54 Redesignated 566 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (City of London Rifles)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 565 & 598 Regiments as 565 Regiment .
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. 567 Searchlight Regiment RA (7th City of London)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Shoreditch, London: Continuity with 32 Searchlight Regiment (7th City of London) 75 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 75 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
16.3.49 Redesignated 567 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 569, 460 & 265 Regiment as 265 Regiment .
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. 568 (St Pancras) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at St Pancras, London: Continuity with 632 Regiment (St. Pancras) (late 33 Searchlight Regiment) 52 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 52 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
16.3.49 Redesignated 568 (St. Pancras) (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 512 & 656 Regiments as 512 Regiment .
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. 569 (The Queen’s Own) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Blackheath, London: Continuity with 633 Regiment (The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment) (late 34 Searchlight Regiment) 75 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 75 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
16.3.49 Redesignated 569 (The Queen's Own) (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 567, 460 & 265 Regiments as 265 Regiment .
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. 570 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (First Surrey Rifles)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Dulwich, London: Continuity with 129 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (First Surrey Rifles) (late 35 Searchlight Regiment) 64 AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 570 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (First Surrey Rifles)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 622 Regiment to form 570 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) 30 AA Brigade
. P (First Surrey Rifles) Bty .
. Q (First Surrey Rifles) Bty .
. R (Queen's) Bty. .
. S (Queen's) Bty. .
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 265 & 458 Regiments (less a bty) as 265 Regiment .
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. 571 Searchlight Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Edgeware, London: Continuity with 634 Regiment (Middlesex)(late 36 Searchlight Regiment) 82 AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 571 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.3.54 82 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 31.3.54 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55  Amalgamated with 595 & 604 Regiments to form 571 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (9th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment, Duke of Cambridge's Own)(TA) 33 AA Brigade
1.5.61 (LG 28.2.61) Amalgamated with 7th and 8th Bns, The Middlesex Regiment to form 5th Bn, The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own). .
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. 572 not formed .
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. 573 (The King’s Regiment)(M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Liverpool, Lancashire: Continuity with 635 (The King's Regiment) Regiment (late 38 Searchlight Regiment). 79 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 573 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (The King's Regiment)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 287 Regiment as 287 Regiment .
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. 574 (The Lancashire Fusiliers)(M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Salford, Lancashire: Continuity with 39 (The Lancashire Fusiliers) Searchlight Regiment 70 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 574 (7th Bn, The Lancashire Fusi1iers) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 310, 360, 465 & 606 Regiments as 314 Regiment .
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. 575 (6th Bn, The Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Chesterfield, Derbyshire: Continuity with 149 (The Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (late 40 Searchlight Regiment) 58 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 575 (The Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61 Converted as 575 (The Sherwood Foresters) Field Sqn RE of 140 Corps Engineer Regiment (see also 350 and 438). .
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. 576 (5th Bn, The North Stafforshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire: Continuity with 41 (5th Bn The North Staffordshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment 74 Anti-aircraft Brigade
16.3.49 Redesignated 576 (5th Bn, The North Staffordshire Regiment) (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1950/51 Redesignated 576 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (5th Bn, The North Staffordshire Regiment)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 349 & 493 Regiments as 441 Regiment .
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. 577 (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire: Continuity with 42 (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Searchlight Regiment 58 AA Brigade (TA)
. Redesignated 577 (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
16.3.49 Redesignated 577 (The Robin Hoods, Sherwood Foresters) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
30.9.53 Redesignated 577 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (The Robin Hoods Foresters)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 350 & 528 Regiments as 350 Regiment .
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. 578 (5th Bn, The Duke of Wellington's Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Huddersfield, Yorkshire: Continuity with 43 (5th Bn The Duke of Wellington's Regiment) Searchlight Regiment 69 Anti-aircraft Brigade
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 382 & 673 Regiments as 382 Regiment .
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. 579 (The Royal Leicestershire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Leicester, Leicestershire: Continuity with 121 (The Royal Leicestershire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (late 44 Searchlight Regiment) 76 AA Brigade
30.6.50 Amalgamated with 527 Regiment as 579 LAA Regiment .
1.11.50 76 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 14.11.50 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 262 & 585 Regiments as 438 Regiment, the late 579 Regiment forming RHQ and Q (The Royal Leicestershire Regiment) Bty. .
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. 580 (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Birmingham, Warwickshire: Continuity with 122 (The Royal Warwickshire Regiment) Atk Regiment (late 45 Searchlight Regiment) 80 AA Brigade
9.9.48 80 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
1950/51 Redesignated 580 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (5th Bn The Royal Warwickshire Regiment)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 469, 594 & 672 Regiments as 442 Regiment .
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. 581(5th Bn The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire: Continuity with 606 (The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment) Regiment (late 46 Searchlight Regiment) 57 AA Brigade
9.9.48 57 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 462 & 529 Regiments as 440 Regiment, the late 581 Regiment forming R (5th Bn The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment) Bty .
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. 582(The Durham Light Infantry) Light Anti-Aircraft/S.L. Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Sunderland, Durham: Continuity with 112 (The Durham Light Infantry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (late 47 Searchlight Regiment) 92 (AA) AGRA (TA)
9.9.48 92 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
1.1.54 Amalgamated with 325 Regiment as 582 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 463 Regiment as 463 Regiment .
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. 583 (Hampshire) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Portsmouth, Hampshire: Continuity with 636 (Hampshire) Regiment (late 48 Searchlight Regiment) 73 AA Brigade
1.6.48 73 AA Brigade disbanded .
1.1 .54 Amalgamated with 675 Regiment as 583 Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded, completed 1.7.55. .
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. 584 (The West Yorkshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bradford, Yorkshire: Continuity with 601 Regiment (The West Yorkshirehire Regiment) (late 49 Searchlight Regiment) 69 AA Brigade
1.1.54 Redesignated 584 (The West Yorkshire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 270 Regiment as 270 Regiment, at first 370 Regiment .
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. 585(The Northamptonshire Regiment) Searchlight Regiment RA (T.A) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Northampton, Northhamptonshire: Continuity with 637 Regiment (The Northamptonshire Regiment) (late 50 Searchlight Regiment) 76 AA Brigade
16.3.49 Redesignated 585 (The Northamptonshire Regiment) (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.11.50 76 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 14.11.50 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 262 & 579 Regiments as 438 Regiment the late 585 Regiment forming R (The Northamptonshire Regiment) Bty. .
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. 586 (Highland) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Dundee, Angus: Continuity with 124 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Highland) (late 51 Searchlight Regiment) 78 Anti-aircraft Brigade
16.3.49 Redesignated 586 (Highland) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 276 Regiment as 276 Regiment .
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. 587 (Queen’s Edinburgh Royal Scots) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Edinburgh, Lothian: Continuity with 130 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Queen's Edinburgh Royal Scots) (late 52 Searchlight Regiment) 62 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 62 AA Brigade disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with R Bty of 471 Regiment, and with 514 & 519 Regiments as 432 Regiment .
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. 588 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Royal Northumberland Fusiliers)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Walker-on-Tyne, Northumberland: Continuity with 638 Regiment (Royal Northumberland Fusiliers) (late 53 Searchlight Regiment). 50 (N) Inf Div
1.9.50 Amalgamated with 4th Bn, The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers to form 4th/5th Bn of that Regiment. .
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. 589 Searchlight Regiment RA (The Durham Light Infantry)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Stockton-on-Tees: Continuity with 54 Searchlight Regiment (The Durham Light Infantry) 56 (Northumbrian) AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 589 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (The Durham Light Infantry)(TA) .
1950/51 Redesignated 589 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (TA) .
1.3.54 56 (Northumbrian) AA Brigade disbanded at Seaburne, Sunderland .

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