533 (Orkney) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

533 (Orkney) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from part of the Orkney Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in September 1940. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1946 and was reconstituted as 430 (Orkney) Coast Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Sep 40 Formed from part of Orkney Heavy Regiment Orkney, UK
Sep 40 Home Forces Orkney, UK
Dec 42 Flotta Fire Command Flotta, Orkney, UK
Jan 46 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 40 A, B, C
Mar 41 A, B, C, 176, 208
Apr 41 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 176, 208
May 41 133, 134, 135, 136, 137, 138, 139, 140, 169, 208, 223, 224, 246
Jun 41 133, 135, 136, 166, 169, 208, 223, 224, 246
Aug 41 133, 136, 166, 169, 208, 223, 224, 246
Oct 41 133, 136, 166, 169, 199, 208, 223, 224, 246
Apr 44 133, 136, 166, 169, 208, 224
Jun 45 133, 136, 166, 169, 224

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45