531 (Glamorgan) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

531 (Glamorgan) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from the Glamorgan Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in September 1940. RHQ was disbanded and the batteries joined 570 Coast Regiment RA(TA) in December 1942. It was not re-formed.

Sep 40 Formed from Glamorgan Heavy Regiment Cardiff, UK
Sep 40 Cardiff Fire Command Cardiff, UK
Nov 41 Docks Fire Command Cardiff, UK
Dec 42 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Sep 40 A, B
Oct 40 A
Dec 40 A, 365, 366
Apr 41 130, 192, 365, 366
Jul 41 130, 145, 170, 192, 365, 366
Aug 41 130, 145, 188, 192, 365, 366
Oct 41 130, 145, 188, 189, 192, 365, 366
Nov 41 130, 145, 188, 189, 192, 365, 366, 427
Dec 41 130, 427, 430
Jun 42 130, 430
Jul 42 130, 187, 430
Oct 42 170, 187, 430

Gun Sites Occupied

365 Battery

Dates Gun Site Guns
Aug 40-Dec 41 Portished 2 x 6 inch Guns

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45