Twenty First Coast Battery R.A. (Coast Artillery School), Llandudno

Scope and Content

In all there are 144 men shown. The Coast Artillery School courses began in Llandudno on 24 September 1940 and the first students arrived on 17 September 1940. By 1942, the School was organised into a Gunnery Wing, Wireless (Radar) Wing, Twenty First Coast Battery (Demonstrations, Trials and Experiments), Administrative Wing and Workshops. About this time a Coast Training Regiment was included in the School and remained there until the Summer of 1944. The picture was taken on The Oval in 1943.

Original Index No. D0500.