553 Coast Regiment RA

553 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 15 Coast Artillery Group RA at Worthing with five batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 553 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944 and the batteries dispersed.

Oct 40 Formed as 15 Coast Artillery Group Worthing, Sussex, UK
Jun 41 Became 553 Coast Regiment  
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

May 41 238, 344, 345, 346, 359
Jun 41 149, 238, 344, 345, 346, 359
May 42 149, 344, 345, 346, 359, 403
Sep 42 149, 175, 344, 345, 346, 403
Nov 42 149, 344, 345, 346, 403

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45