540 Coast Regiment RA

540 Coast Regiment RA was formed from Eastern Counter Bombardment Fire Command at Dover with RHQ & 203 Battery, in February 1941. RHQ and Fire Command disbanded in June 1945 with 302 Battery at South Foreland, St Margarets Bay. The remaining batteries were dispersed.

Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.

Feb 41   Formed from Eastern Counter Bombardment Fire Command Dover, Kent, UK
Feb 41 Eastern Command 540 Coast Regiment RA Eastern Command Dover, Kent, UK
Jun 45   Disbanded St Margarets Bay, Dover, Kent, UK



Feb 41 203 (Fan Bay)
Apr 41 203, 290 (South Foreland)
Apr 42 203, 290, 302
Apr 44 203, 290, 302, 410



The Royal Artillery 1939-45