563 Coast Regiment RA

563 Coast Regiment RA was formed as 26 Coast Artillery Group RA at Deal with five batteries, in October 1940. It was re-designated 563 Coast Regiment RA in June 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944, 410 Battery joined 540 Coast Regiment RA and the remaining batteries joined 549 Coast Regiment RA.

Apr 41 Formed as 26 Coast Artillery Group Deal, Kent, UK
Jun 41 Became 563 Coast Regiment Deal, Kent, UK
Nov 42 Home Forces Sandwich, Kent, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Apr 41 233, 234, 235, 337, 411
Jun 42 233, 234, 235, 337, 410
Jan 43 234, 236, 238, 296, 410

 

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45