555 Coast Regiment RA

555 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 17 Coast Artillery Group RA at Honiton with four batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 555 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944 and the batteries joined 556 Coast Regiment RA.

Oct 40 Formed as 17 Coast Artillery Group Honiton, Devon, UK
Jun 41 Became 555 Coast Regiment Honiton, Devon, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 376, 377, 388, 389
Dec 41 377, 388, 389
May 42 377, 378, 388, 389, 390
Jun 42 377, 378, 388, 389, 395
Aug 42 362, 377, 388, 389, 395
Nov 42 362, 377, 389, 395, 402

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45