526 (Durham) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

526 (Durham) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from part of the Durham Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in July 1940. RHQ was placed in suspended animation and the batteries disbanded, in June 1945. It was reconstituted as 427 (Durham) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Jul 40 Formed from part of Durham Heavy Regiment  
Jul 40 Home Forces UK
Nov 40 Paisley Fire Command Paisley, Renfrewshire, UK
Jun 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Jul 40 A, B
Apr 41 116, 117
May 42 116, 117, 316, 317
Apr 43 116, 117, 139, 267, 315
Feb 45 100, 116, 117, 139, 259, 260, 262, 263, 264, 266, 267, 269, 271, 272, 273, 274,
275, 276, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 319, 348, 349, 351, 383, 397, 437, 444, 445

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45