566 (Devon) Coast Regiment RA(TA)

566 (Devon) Coast Regiment RA(TA) was formed from part of Devon Heavy Regiment RA(TA) at Plymouth with three batteries, in April 1941. It was re-designated 566 (Devon & Cornwall) Coast Regiment RA(TA) in June 1945. The Regiment was placed in suspended animation in January 1946 and reconstituted as 407 (Devon) Coast Regiment RA(TA) in January 1947.

Apr 41 Formed from part of Devon Heavy Regiment Plymouth, Devon, UK
1941 Alabaster Force Iceland
Dec 42 Drakes Fire Command Plymouth, Devon, UK
Jun 45 Re-designated 566 (Devon & Cornwall) Coast Regiment  
Jan 46 Suspended animation  

 

Batteries

Apr 41 159, 160, 161
Apr 42 159, 160, 161, 195, 196
Apr 43 137, 156, 159, 160, 161, 195, 196
May 43 137, 156, 159, 161, 195, 196, 443
Apr 44 137, 156, 159, 161, 162, 163, 164, 195, 196, 443
Jun 45 137, 156, 162, 163, 164, 195

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45