8 Coast Regiment RA

8 Coast Regiment RA was formed by re-designation of 8 Heavy Regiment in Hong Kong, in December 1940. The Regiment was captured in December 1941 at Hong Kong and placed in suspended animation.

Dec 40 Re-designation of 8 Heavy Regiment  
Dec 40 Hong Kong Defences Hong Kong
25 Dec 41 Captured  

 

Batteries

Dec 40 12, 30, 36

 

 

Eastern Fire Command

Dec 41

12 Battery Stanley 3 x 9.2 inch Guns
30 Battery Bokhara 2 x 6 inch Guns
36 Battery Collinson 2 x 6 inch Guns
  Chung am Kok 2 x 6 inch Guns

 

 

The Royal Artillery 1939-45