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592 - 638 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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. 592 (Glasgow) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Glasgow, Lanarkshire: Continuity with 147 (Glasgow) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (late 57 (Glasgow) Searchlight Regiment) 77 AA Brigade
12.5.50 Amalgamated with 474 Regiment as 474 Regiment .
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. 593 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Harrow, Middlesex: Continuity with 611 Regiment (Middlesex) (late 58 Searchlight Regiment) 82 AA Brigade
1.3.54 82 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 31.3.54 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 S/A, amended to disbandment (4.7.55). .
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. 594 (Warwickshire) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Birmingham, Warwickshire: Continuity with 148 (Warwickshire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (late 59 (warwickshire) Searchlight Regiment) 80 AA Brigade
9.9.48 80 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 469, 580 & 672 Regiments as 442 Regiment .
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. 595 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (9th Bn The Middlesex Regiment)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Kingsbury, London: Continuity with 126 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Middlesex) 82 AA Brigade
16.3.49 Redesignated 595 Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (9th Bn The Middlesex Regiment)(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 571 & 604 Regiments as 571 Regiment .
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. 596 (South Lancashire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at St Helens, Lancashire: Continuity with 612 (South Lancashire Regiment) Regiment (late 61 (Searchlight) Searchlight Regiment) 59 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 644 Regiment as 436 Regiment .
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. 597 (The Loyal) Light Anti-Aircraft/S.L. Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Preston, Lancashire: Continuity with 150 (The Loyal) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (late 62 (The Loyal) Searchlight Regiment) 93 (AA) AGRA (TA)
1.9.48 93 (AA) AGRA (TA) redesignated 93 AA Bde (TA) 93 AA Bde (TA)
1.9.50 Amalgamated with 337 Regiment as 337 Regiment, the late 597 Regiment forming R (Loyal) Bty of 337 Regiment .
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. 598 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Queen's)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Croydon, Surrey: Continuity with 127 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Queen's) (late 63 Searchlight Regiment) 106 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 598 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (4th Bn The Queen's Royal Regiment)(TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated" with 565 & 566 Regiments as 565 Regiment .
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. 599 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Essex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Chingford, Essex: Continuity with 639 Regiment (Essex Regiment) (late 64 Searchlight Regiment) 52 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 52 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 459, 482 & 600 Regiments as 459 Regiment .
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. 600 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (The Essex Regiment)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at East Ham, London: Continuity with 607 Regiment (Essex Regiment) (late 65 Searchlight Regiment) 55 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 55 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 459, 482 & 599 Regiments as 459 Regiment .
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. 601 (City of Bristol)(M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bristol, Glos: Continuity with 66 Searchlight Regiment (Gloucesters) 72 AA Brigade (TA)
1.6.48 72 AA Brigade disbanded .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 312 & 266 Regiments as 311 Regiment .
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. 602 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Welch)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Cardiff, Glamorgan: Continuity with 608 Regiment (Welch) 71 AA Brigade (TA)
1950/51 Redesignated 602 (Welch) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .54 Amalgamated with 282 Regiment as 282 Regiment .
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. 603 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (1st (Rifle) Bn The Monmouthshire Regiment)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Newport, Mons: Continuity with 609 Regiment (The Monmouthshire Regiment) (late 68 Searchlight Regiment) 71 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 283 Regiment as 283 Regiment, the late 603 Regiment forming P (1 Mon) Bty of 283. .
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. 604 Searchlight Regiment RA (The Royal Fusiliers)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Wembley, London: Continuity with 69 Searchlight Regiment (3rd City of London) 82 AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 604 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (The Royal Fusiliers)(TA) .
15.6.50 Amalgamated with 610 Regiment as 604 Regiment .
1.3.54 82 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 31.3.54 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 571 & 595 Regiments as 571 Regiment .
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. 605 (Sussex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Brighton, Sussex: Continuity with 70 (Sussex) Searchlight Regiment 106 AA Brigade (TA)
30.6.50 Amalgamated with 344 Regiment as 344 Regiment, the late 605 Regiment forming R Bty. .
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. 606 (East Lancashire)(M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Newcastle under Lyne, Lancashire: Continuity with 71 (East Lancashire) Searchlight Regiment 70 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 310, 360, 465 & 574 Regiments as 314 Regiment .
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. 607 Searchlight Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Twickenham, London: Continuity with 72 (Middlesex) Searchlight Regiment 67 AA Brigade (TA)
16.3.49 Redesignated 607 (M) Light Anti-Aircraft/Searchlight Regiment RA (Middlesex) (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded, completed by 30.6.55. .
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. 608 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bexleyheath, Kent: Continuity with 73 Searchlight Regiment 67 AA Brigade (TA)
by 14 11 50 Redesignated 608 (Kent) (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 458 & 564 Regiments as 458 Regiment .
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. 609 (M) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Tottenham)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Tottenham, London: Continuity with 613 Regiment (Essex Fortress) (late 74 Searchlight Regiment) 52 AA Brigade (TA)
9.9.48 52 AA Brigade disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded, completed 1.7.55. .
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. 610 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Middlesex)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Cowley, London (?): Continuity with 75 Searchlight Regiment (Middlesex) (S/A as 75 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (Middlesex)) 82 AA Brigade (TA)
15.6.50 Amalgamated with 604 Regiment as 604 Regiment .
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. 611-621 not formed. .
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. 622 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (7th Bn The Queen’s Royal Regiment)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Walworth, London: Continuity with 7th Bn The Queen's Royal Regiment (West Surrey) 97 (AA) AGRA (TA)
5.12.50 97 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete 19.12.50 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 570 Regiment as 570 Regiment .
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. 623 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Warwick)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Coventry, Warwicks: Continuity with 2/7th Bn The Royal Warwickshire Regiment 92 (AA) AGRA (TA)
9.9.48 92 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
30.6.50 Amalgamated with 522 Regiment as 623 LAA Regiment .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 495 Regiment as 443 Regiment .
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. 624 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Royal Fusiliers)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Streatham, London: Continuity with 9th Bn The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 56 (L) Armd Div
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 562 Regiment as 624 Regiment .
. Redesignated 624 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment (9th Bn The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)) .
. R (London Electrical Engineers) Bty. .
1.5.61(LG 1.2.61) Amalgamated with 8th Bn, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) to form The City of London Bn of that Regiment .
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. 625 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (The Royal Fusilers)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Paddington, London: Continuity with 69 Searchlight Regiment (3rd City of London) RA (TA) 97 (AA) AGRA (TA)
5.12.50 97 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete 19.12.50 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Disbanded, completed 30.6.55. .
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. 626 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Liverpool Irish)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Liverpool, Lancashire: Continuity with 8th (Irish) Bn The King's Regiment (Liverpool) 96 (AA) AGRA (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 470 & 525 Regiments as 470 Regiment .
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1. 1.47 627 changed to 668. At first proposed as 627 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, but changed to 668. .
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. 628 Heavy Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Barnstaple, Devon: Continuity with 6th Bn The Devonshire Regiment 91 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
15.5.50 Converted and amalgamated with 4th Bn The Devonshire Regiment to form latter bn; many personnel to 296. .
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. 629 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (The Cambridgeshire Regiment)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Cambridge, Cambridgeshire: Continuity with 1st Bn The Cambridgeshire Regiment 98 (AA) AGRA (TA)
9.9.48 98 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete 27.9.48 .
30.9.53 Redesignated 629 (The Cambridgeshire Regiment) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Redesignated 629 (The Cambridgeshire Regiment) Airborne Light Regiment RA (TA): 513 Regiment amalgamated with regiment as R (Sheffield) Bty. .
27.7.55 Redesignated 629 (The Cambridgeshire Regiment) Parachute Light Regiment RA (TA) .
31 .10.56 a) R (Sheffield) Bty amalgamated with 323 Regiment as 323 Regiment .
. b) Regiment (less R Bty) converted as 1st Bn The Cambridgeshire Regiment. .
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. 630 Medium Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Taunton, Somerset: Continuity with 5th Bn The Somerset Light lnfantry (Prince Albert's) 91 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
15.5.50 Converted and amalgamated with 4th Bn The Somerset Light Infantry to form latter bn. .
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. 631 Anti-tank Regiment RA (Green Howards)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Scarborough, Yorkshire: Continuity with 5th Bn The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshirehire Regiment) 50 (N) Inf Div
1.3.51 Redesignated 631 Light Regiment (Green Howards) RA (TA) .
30.9.53 Redesignated 631 (The Green Howards) Light Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61(LG 6.2.61) Converted and amalgamated with 4th Bn The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment) to form 4th/5th Bn of that Regiment. .
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. 632 not formed .
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. 633 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (6th Bn Lancashire Fusiliers)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Rochdale, Lancashire: Continuity with 1/6th Bn The Lancashire Fusiliers 93 (AA) AGRA (TA)
1.9.48 93 (AA) AGRA (TA) redesignated 93 AA Bde (TA) 93 AA Bde (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 S/A, completed 1.7.55. .
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