558 Coast Regiment RA

558 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 20 Coast Artillery Group RA at Barnstaple with four batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 558 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ and 229 Battery were disbanded in February 1943, the remaing batteries joining 546 Coast Regiment RA.

Oct 40 Formed as 20 Coast Artillery Group Barnstaple, Devon, UK
Jun 41 Became 558 Coast Regiment  
Feb 43 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 379, 398, 399, 400
Apr 42 379, 398, 399
May 42 379, 398
Aug 42 364, 398
Oct 42 RHQ only

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45