509 (Tynemouth) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

509 (Tynemouth) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from a part of Tynemouth Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in July 1940. RHQ was placed in suspended animation in April 1944 and the batteries went to 508 Coast Regiment RA(TA). It was reconstituted in January 1947 as 405 (Tynemouth) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA).

Jul 40 Formed from part of Tynemouth Heavy Regiment Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, UK
Jul 40 Home Forces Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, UK
Dec 42 Sunderland Fire Command Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, UK
Apr 44 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Jul 40 A, B
Dec 40 A, B, 312, 314
Apr 41 264, 265, 312, 314
Jun 42 264, 312, 314, 397

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45