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.
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.
|Dec 40||Re-designation of 8 Heavy Regiment|
|Dec 40||Hong Kong Defences||Hong Kong|
|25 Dec 41||Captured|
|Dec 40||12, 30, 36|
Eastern Fire Command
|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|