554 Coast Regiment RA

554 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 16 Coast Artillery Group RA at Poole with four batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 554 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. The Regiment was disbanded in June 1945.

Oct 40 Formed as 16 Coast Artillery Group Poole, Dorset, UK
Jun 41 Became 554 Coast Regiment Poole, Dorset, UK
Jun 45 Disbanded Poole, Dorset, UK

 

Batteries

May 41 140, 240, 347, 386
Dec 41 140, 240, 347
May 42 140, 347, 402
Aug 42 140, 347, 382, 402
Nov 42 175, 347, 388
Feb 43 175, 347, 386, 388
Apr 44 172, 175, 386

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45