549 Coast Regiment RA

549 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 11 Coast Artillery Group RA at Canterbury with seven batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 549 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in June 1945 with 185 Battery joining 519 Coast Regiment RA(TA), 296 Battery going to suspended animation and the remainder disbanding.

Oct 40 Formed as 11 Coast Artillery Group Canterbury, Kent, UK
Jun 41 Became 549 Coast Regiment Kent, UK
Jun 45 Disbanded Ramsgate, Kent, UK

 

Batteries

Oct 40 333, 335, 336, 337, 408, 410, 413
Apr 41 333, 335, 336, 408, 410, 413
May 41 230, 297, 333, 335, 336, 408, 410, 413
Oct 41 230, 297, 335, 408, 410, 413, 415, 416
Jun 42 297, 339, 341, 358, 408, 411, 415, 416
Aug 42 297, 339, 341, 358, 411, 415, 416
Feb 43 297, 333, 336, 339, 341, 358, 411
May 43 185, 297, 333, 336, 339, 341, 358, 411
Apr 44 185, 234, 236, 296, 297, 333, 336, 338, 339, 341, 358, 411
Feb 45 185, 234, 236, 296, 333, 336, 338, 339, 341, 358, 411

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45