550 Coast Regiment RA

550 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 12 Coast Artillery Group RA at Folkestone with five batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 550 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944 with the batteries joining 520 Coast Regiment RA(TA).

Oct 40 Formed as 12 Coast Artillery Group Folkestone, Kent, UK
Jun 41 Became 550 Coast Regiment Folkestone, Kent, UK
Dec 42 Folkestone Fire Command Folkestone, Kent, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

May 41 236, 338, 339, 340, 412
Jun 42 213, 236, 291, 338, 413
Jan 43 213, 233, 235, 291, 413

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45