543 Coast Regiment RA

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.

Oct 40 Formed as 3 Coast Artillery Group Dundee, UK
Jun 41 Became 543 Coast Regiment Dundee, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 307, 308
Apr 41 244, 307, 308
Jul 41 143, 244, 307
Mar 42 143, 242, 303

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45