534 (Orkney) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

534 (Orkney) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from part of the Orkney Heavy Regiment RA(TA), in September 1940. RHQ was placed in suspended animation in June 1945 and the batteries joined 538 Coast Regiment RA(TA). It was disbanded in January 1947.

Sep 40 Formed from part of Orkney Heavy Regiment Orkney, UK
Sep 40 Home Forces Orkney, UK
Dec 42 Stromness Fire Command Stromness, Orkney, UK
Jun 45 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Sep 40 A, B, C
Apr 41 141, 142, 143, 144, 145
Jun 41 141, 142, 144, 158, 268
Apr 44 141, 142, 144, 158, 223, 268

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45