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Coast Brigades

Dates Unit Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 101 Coast Brigade .
1.1.47 HQ Dover Eastern Command
1947 Bde units: 410, 411, 415, 418 and 419 Coast Regiments RA (TA) .
31.10.56 410 Coast Regiment converted as 5th Bn, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment) .
31.10.56 411 Coast Regiment formed part of Port and Travel Control Group .
31.10.56 415 Coast Regiment, Kent elements amalgamated with 263 Regiment as 263 Regiment RA (TA) and Essex elements amalgamated with 353 Regiment as 353 Regiment RA (TA) .
1.8.50 418 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 284 Regiment as 284 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 419 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 358 Regiment as 358 Regiment; the late 419 Regiment formed a new bty of 358 Regiment RA (TA) .
. 31 Dec 1956: Coast Artillery disbanded .
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. 102 Coast Brigade .
1.1.47 HQ Plymouth Southern Command
1947 Bde units: 406, 407, 408, 409, 421 and 428 Coast Regiments RA (TA) .
31.10.56 406 Coast Regiment converted as 581 Construction Sqn RE, an addtl sqn of 115 Construction Regiment RE; late 406 Regiment disbanded 15.9.56, the new unit having been formed 9.8.56. .
31.10.56 407 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 256 Regiment as 256 LAA Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.49 408 Coast Regiment S/A, completed by 21.5.49. .
1.10.53 408 Coast Regiment formed by amalgamation of 425 and 664 Regiments RA (TA) .
31.10.56 408 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 281 and 302 Regiments as 281 and 302 Regiments RA (TA) .
31.10.56 409 Coast Regiment converted as 409 (Cornwall) Indep Field Sqn RE .
31.10.56 421 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 255 Regiment as 255 Medium Regiment RA (TA) .
1.9.48 428 Coast Regiment redesignated 428 HAA Regiment RA (TA) .
. 31 Dec 1956: Coast Artillery disbanded .
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. 103 Coast Brigade .
1.1.47 HQ Darlington Northern Command
1947 Bde units: 404, 405, 422, 423, 426 and 427 Coast Regiments RA (TA) .
21.2.48 423 Coast Regiment redesignated 676 Coast Regiment, later HAA Regiment RA (TA) .
1 .1 .54 427 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 485 Regiment as 485 Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 405 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 324 Regiment as 324 Regiment RA (TA) .
30.10.56 404 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 439 Regiment as 439 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 422 Coast Regiment converted as 422 (East Riding Coast) Field Park Sqn RE, an addtl sqn of 129 Construction Regiment RE .
31.10.56 426 Coast Regiment converted as 336 (Durham Coast) Field Sqn RE, an additional sqn in 132 Corps Engineer Regiment .
. 31 Dec 1956: Coast Artillery disbanded .
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. 104 Coast Brigade .
1.1.47 HQ Wirral Western Command
1947 Bde units: 309, 420, 424, 425, 664, 665 and 671 Coast Regiments RA (TA) .
20.6.50 665 Coast Regiment S/A. ?Disbanded .
20.6.50 671 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 534 Regiment as 534 Regiment RA (TA) .
24.6.50 424 Coast Regiment, S/A, some personnel to 302 Regiment RA (TA) and some to 109 Tspt Coln RASC. (424 Regiment disbanded?) .
30.06.50 309 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 251 Regiment as 251 Regiment RA (TA) .
1.10.53 425 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 664 Coast Regiment as 408 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 420 Coast Regiment, Liverpool elements converted as 253 Field Sqn RE in 107 Corps Engr Regiment, Wallasey elements converted to 624 Field Sgn RE under 113 Light Engr Regiment .
. 31 Dec 1956: Coast Artillery disbanded .
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. 105 Coast Brigade .
1.1.47 HQ Edinburgh Scottish Command
1947 Bde units: 407, 412, 413, 414, 416, 417 and 430 Coast Regiments RA (TA) . 
1.10.53 414 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 413 Regiment as 413 Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .54 417 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 254 Regiment as 254 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 407 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 256 Regiment as 256 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 412 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 540 Regiment as 540 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 413 Coast Regiment, Part to 433 Regiment & part converted to additional Field sqn of 124 Field Engineer Regiment RE .
31.10.56 416 Coast Regiment amalgamated with 357 Regiment as 357 Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 430 Coast Regiment reorganised as 861 (Indep) Light Anti-Aircraft Bty (Orkney and Zetland) .
. 31 Dec 1956: Coast Artillery disbanded .
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