15 Coast Regiment RA

15 Coast Regiment RA was formed in Crete in December 1940 from personnel from the Nottinghamshire Yeomanry and other RA personnel. The Nottinghamshire Yeomanry returned to a cavalry role in April 1941. At the end of 1941 the Regiment moved to Beirut and by January 1942 was part of Beruit Fire Command. It was disbanded in March 1945.

Dec 40 Formed from Nottinghamshire Yeomanry & RA Crete
Dec 40 Creforce Crete
May 41 British Troops Egypt N Africa
Dec 41 9 Army Beirut, Lebanon
Mar 45 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Dec 40 A, C, B/15, Y, Z, 207
May 41 207, X(RM), Z(RM), B(S Notts Yeo), Y(S Notts Yeo)
Nov 41 207, X/15
Jan 42 207, 396, 433
Oct 43 433, 434
Jul 44 433, 434, 435

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45