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.
Illustrations of the formation badges under which a unit served or supported are given. This is no guarantee that the unit used this formations badge.
|Oct 40||Formed as 24 Coast Artillery Group||Barrow, Cumbria, UK|
|Oct 40||Western Command||Barrow, Cumbria, UK|
|Jun 41||Became 562 Coast Regiment||Barrow, Cumbria, UK|
|Jun 45||Disbanded||Barrow, Cumbria, UK|
|Oct 40||370, 406|
|Jan 41||299 (Fort Walney), 370, 406|
|May 42||298, 370|
|May 43||298, 370, 401, 406|