522 (Dorsetshire) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

522 (Dorsetshire) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from part of the Dorsetshire Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in July 1940. RHQ and the Fire Command were converted to 618 Infantry Regiment RA(TA) in January 1945. 618 Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1946 and was reconstituted as 421 (Dorset) Coast Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Jul 40 Formed from Dorsetshire Heavy Regiment Weymouth, Dorset, UK
Jul 40 Portland Fire Command Weymouth, Dorset, UK
Jan 45 RHQ became 618 Infantry Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Jul 40 A, B, C, D, E, F
Dec 40 A, B, C, D, E, F, 387
Apr 41 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 387
Jun 41 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 134, 239, 387
Dec 41 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 134
Feb 43 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 134, 239, 376, 387
Mar 43 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 134, 239, 387

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45