512 (East Riding) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

512 (East Riding) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from a part of the East Riding Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in July 1940. In January 1945, RHQ was converted to 617 Infantry Regiment RA(TA) at Gorleston, Great Yarmouth and the batteries all joined 526 Coast Regiment RA(TA). RHQ was placed in to suspended animation in October 1945 and  was reconstituted in January 1947 as 422 (East Riding) Coast Regiment RA(TA).

Jul 40 Formed from part of East Riding Heavy Regiment Spurn Point, Yorkshire, UK
Dec 42 Spurn Head Fire Command Kilnsea, Yorkshire, UK
Jan 45 Became 617 Infantry Regiment RA(TA) Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK

 

Batteries

Jul 40 A, B
Dec 40 A, B, 383
Feb 41 A, B, 350, 383
Apr 41 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 350, 383
Jul 41 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 349, 350, 383
Sep 41 193, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 349, 350, 383
May 42 193, 269, 270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276
Oct 42 193, 269, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276
Jul 43 100, 269, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276
Jan 44 100, 269, 271, 272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 319, 349, 351, 383, 437, 445

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45