542 Coast Regiment RA

542 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 2 Coast Artillery Group RA at Aberdeen with 243 Battery, in October 1940. It was re-designated 542 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ and 305 Battery were disbanded in April 1944 with 241 Battery placed in suspended animation and 304 Battery joining 4 Coast Regiment RA (disbanding in June 1945).

Oct 40 Formed as 2 Coast Artillery Group Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, UK
Jun 41 Became 542 Coast Regiment Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 243
Jun 41 243, 306
Mar 42 243, 304
Sep 42 241, 304, 305

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45