541 Coast Regiment RA

541 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 1 Coast Artillery Group RA at Lerwick with four batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 541 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. The Regiment was disbanded in June 1945 with 283 Battery placed in suspended animation and 369 Battery joining 538 Coast Regiment RA(TA).

Oct 40 Formed as 1 Coast Artillery Group Lerwick, Shetland, UK
Oct 40 Home Forces UK
Jun 41 Became 541 Coast Regiment  
Jun 45 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 301, 302, 371, 420
Aug 41 369, 404, 409
Sep 41 369, 385, 404, 409
Oct 42 190, 283, 369, 385, 404, 409

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45