544 Coast Regiment RA

544 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 5 Coast Artillery Group RA at Lowestoft with two batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 544 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. The Regiment was disbanded in June 1945 with 225 Battery placed in suspended animation and 215 Battery joining 515 Coast Regiment RA(TA).

Oct 40 Formed as 5 Coast Artillery Group Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK
Jun 41 Re-designated 544 Coast Regiment Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK
Dec 42 Lowestoft Fire Command Lowestoft, Suffolk, UK
Jun 45 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 316, 317
Feb 41 316, 317, 349
Aug 41 316
May 42 177, 215, 225, 326
Aug 42 177, 215, 225, 317, 326
Feb 43 177, 215, 225, 231, 317, 326
Apr 43 177, 215, 225, 231, 326
Jul 44 177, 215, 225, 231, 232, 326, 354, 355, 382, 438

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45