524 (Lancashire & Cheshire) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

524 (Lancashire & Cheshire) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from part of the Lancashire & Cheshire Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in July 1940. RHQ was converted to 619 Infantry Regiment RA(TA) in January 1945. 619 Regiment was placed in suspended animation in October 1945 and was reconstituted as 420 (Lancashire & Cheshire) Coast Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Jul 40 Formed from Lancashire & Cheshire Heavy Regiment  
Jul 40 Home Forces UK
Apr 41 Mersey Fire Command UK
Jan 45 RHQ became 619 Infantry Regiment RA  

 

Batteries

Jul 40 A, B
Dec 40 A, B, 404, 405
Feb 41 A, B, 112, 404, 405
Apr 41 109, 111, 112, 404, 405
Aug 41 111, 112, 171, 357, 405
May 42 111, 112, 131, 171, 405
Oct 42 111, 131, 171, 405

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45