16 Coast Regiment RA

16 Coast Regiment RA was formed as Sierra Leone Heavy Regiment, in July 1939. It became 16 Coast Regiment in June 1941. RHQ was re-designated as West Africa Fire Command in December 1945.

Jul 39 Formed as Sierra Leone Heavy Regiment RA Sierra Leone
Dec 40 Re-designated Sierra Leone Coast Regiment RA Sierra Leone
Jun 41 Re-designated 16 Coast Regiment RA Sierra Leone
Jan 45 Batteries disbanded  
Dec 45 RHQ re-designated West Africa Fire Command  

 

Batteries

Jul 39 Sierra Leone Heavy Battery RA
Jan 41 Sierra Leone Heavy Battery RA, 2, 3
May 41 1, 2, 3
Jun 41 37, 38, 39
Oct 43 38, 39

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45