562 Coast Regiment RA

562 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 24 Coast Artillery Group RA at Barrow with two batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 562 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in June 1945, 298 Battery going to suspended animation and the remainder being disbanded.

Oct 40 Formed as 24 Coast Artillery Group Barrow, Cumbria, UK
Jun 41 Became 562 Coast Regiment Barrow, Cumbria, UK
Jun 45 Disbanded Barrow, Cumbria, UK

 

Batteries

Oct 40 370, 406
Jan 41 299, 370, 406
May 42 298, 370
May 43 298, 370, 401, 406

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45