559 Coast Regiment RA

559 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 21 Coast Artillery Group RA at Mumbles with three batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 559 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944 and the batteries joined 570 Coast Regiment RA.

Oct 40 Formed as 21 Coast Artillery Group Mumbles, Swansea, UK
Jun 41 Became 559 Coast Regiment Mumbles, Swansea, UK
Dec 42 Mumbles Fire Command Mumbles, Swansea, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Oct 40 401, 402, B/531
Mar 41 166, 401, 402, B/531
Apr 41 166, 298, 401, 402
May 41 146, 166, 298, 401, 402
Jun 41 146, 298, 401, 402
Dec 41 146, 298, 401, 402, 431
May 42 146, 299, 401, 431
Nov 42 146, 299, 422, 431
Dec 42 299, 422, 431

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45