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17th Regiment RA

17th Field Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 7th Field Regiment RA retitled RHQ 17th Field Regiment RA with 24, 40, and 41 Btys redesignated from 9 Fld Bty, 16 Fld Bty and 17 Bty of 17/43 Fld Bty, personnel for RHQ, 24, 40, and 41 Btys taken over from RHQ and btys of 4th Training Regiment RA  
1947.04 England: Newcome Lines, Larkhill 24, 40, and 41 Fld Btys
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  1 May 47: RHQ and 24, 40, and 41 Btys took over personnel from RHQ 29th Field Regiment RA (late 25th) and its 8, 79 and 145 Btys (late 12, 31 and 58 Fld Btys). All retroactive to 1/4/47.  
1948.02 England: Butler Lines, Park Hall Camp, Oswestry 24, 40, and 41 Fld Btys
  19 Apr 48: 24 and 41 Btys linked as 24/41 Fld Bty  
  30 Apr 48: retitled 17th Training Regiment RA 24/41 and 40 Trg Btys
  17 May 54: 24 and 41 Btys de-linked  
  15 Sep 54: 41 Bty into suspended animation (later in 77th HAA Regt). 24 and 40 Trg Btys
  1 Apr 58: 59 Bty joined (late of 55th Training Regiment) 24, 40 and 59 Trg Btys
  1 Dec 59: 40 Bty to 18th Field Regiment RA 24 and 59 Trg Btys
  1 Apr 60: 165 Bty joined ex 68th Selection Regiment 24, 59, 165 Trg Btys
  2 May 64: 17 Training Regiment was given the Freedom of Oswestry.  
1968.06 England: Royal Artillery Bks, Woolwich 24, 59, 165 Trg Btys
  14 Jul 71: 24 and 59 Btys to Depot Regiment and regiment retitled 17th Training Regiment & Depot Royal Artillery. 165 Bty disbanded? 24 and 59 Btys
  20 Jun 74: Redesignated The Depot Regiment Royal Artillery  
  1978: 17 Training Regiment was given the Freedom of the Borough of Bexley  
  Oct 92: Final Pass-Off parade  
  31 Mar 1995 – Suspended Animation  
     

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