571 Coast Regiment RA

571 Coast Regiment RA was formed from Brean Down Fire Command with two batteries, in December 1941. RHQ was disbanded in April 1944 and the batteries joined 570 Coast Regiment RA.

Dec 41 Formed from Brean Down Fire Command, 
Severn Defences
Brean Down, Somerset, UK
Apr 44 Disbanded  

 

Batteries

Dec 41 365, 366
Aug 42 184, 366
Dec 42 184, 188, 189, 366

Gun Sites Occupied

184 Battery

Dates Gun Site Guns
20 Aug 42-Nov 44 Portishead 2 x 6 inch Guns

365 Battery

Dates Gun Site Guns
Dec 41-20 Aug 42 Portishead 2 x 6 inch Guns

366 Battery

Dates Gun Site Guns
Dec 41-20 Oct 43 Brean Down 2 x 6 inch Guns

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45