543 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 3 Coast Artillery Group RA at Dundee with two batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 543 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944 with 242 Battery placed in suspended animation and 143 & 303 Batteries joining 4 Coast Training Regiment RA.
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.
|Oct 40||Formed as 3 Coast Artillery Group||Dundee, UK|
|Oct 40||Scottish Command||Dundee, UK|
|Jun 41||Became 543 Coast Regiment||Dundee, UK|
|Oct 40||307, 308|
|Apr 41||244, 307, 308|
|Jul 41||143, 244, 307|
|Mar 42||143, 242 (South Sutor), 303 (Wick)|