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94th Regiment RA

94th Observation Regiment Royal Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
1947.04.01 RHQ 1st  Observation Regiment RA was redesignated RHQ 94th Observation Regiment RA with 210, 211, 337 and 341 Obs Btys from 41, 42, 20 and 63 Obs Btys, respectively.   
1947.04 England: Bulford 210, 211, 337 and 341 Obs Btys
FA Mk l Radar 
  1948: 337 and 341 Obs Btys disbanded  
c1949 Germany: Worcester Bks, Luneburg 210 & 211 Obs Btys
  Jun 50: 9 (Plassey) Bty joins regiment  
  Sep 51: Renamed 94th Locating Regiment RA 9, 210, 211 Loc Btys
1951.12 Germany: Dennis Bks, Munsterlager 9, 210, 211 Obs Btys
  3 July 55: 210 and 211 Btys S/A to resus 112 Svy & Radar Bty and 113 Loc Bty, resp (late of 27 and 59 Regts, resp) 9, 113 Loc & 112 Svy & Radar Btys
1956.02 Germany: Taunton Bks, Celle  9, 113 Loc & 112 Svy & Radar Btys
Equipped with the 3mk 7f Radar
  1956: 9 (Plassey) Locating Bty into suspended animation 113 Loc & 112 Svy & Radar Btys
  1 May 60: 112 & 113 Btys S/A to resus 14 and 73 Btys as Loc Btys (late indep, and of 16 Regt, resp), 152 Bty (late of 43 Regt, indep 10/6/59, S/A 29/2/60) resus by 115 Bty of 52 Regt and 156 Bty (S/A 1/5/48 in 61 Regt, resus as indep loc bty 1/12/50, S/A 15/5/56) resus by 157 Bty of 52 Regt, resp.  
1961 Germany: Goodwood & Taunton Bks, Celle  14, 73, 152, 156, Loc Btys
  Mar 61: Mk3 Radar (? Bty)  
  23 Jan 62: 14 Bty to 21 Regt. 73, 152 & 156 Loc Btys
  1962: Green Archer (? Bty)  
  29 Apr 64: 57 Bty joined ex 21 Regt 57, 73, 152 & 156 Loc Btys
  31 Aug 64: 156 Bty S/A 57, 73 & 152 Loc Btys
  1964: Btys in Goodwood Bks moved to Taunton Bks.  
1964 Germany: Taunton Bks, Celle 57, 73 & 152 Loc Btys
  Jun 1964 - Drone / Robert Radar (57 Bty) Sound Ranging (73 Bty)  
  31 May 65: 152 Bty S/A 57 & 73 Loc Btys
  1968: Converted to 94th Field Regiment RA  
  14 Jun 69: converted back to 94th Locating Regiment RA, 156 Bty resus and now had a HQ Bty. A new deployment policy was formulated to form "Composite Batteries", each of three Batteries was to consist of Meteorology, Drones, and a Survey/Sound Ranging Troop, each Battery was to support a Division. 57, 73 & 156 Loc Btys
1969: Drone  - B Tp (57), E Tp (73) & H Tp (156); Survey: A Tp (57), D Tp (73) & G Tp (156); Met: C Tp (57), F Tp (73) & I Tp (156)
  Oct 69: Freedom of Celle  
  Jan 1971: Northern Ireland, 57 and 156 Btys deployed as part of a composite Regiment with 32 Heavy Regiment to Northern Ireland for a four month tour. Gnr Curtis of 156 Bty was the first Soldier to be killed in the current NI troubles
  27 May - 29 Sep 73: Salalah; 73 Bty  
  29 Sep 73 - 1974: Salalah; 156 Bty  
  1974: Salalah; 57 Bty  
  18 Sep 74 -16 Jan 75: Salalah; 73 Bty  
  14 Nov 73 - 15 Mar 74: Northern Ireland, Londonderry  
  Aug - Dec 76: 73 Bty deployed as an independent unit to Belfast  
  Mar - Jul 78: 57 Bty Northern Ireland, Maze Prison: part of 7 RHA with a troop of 1 RHA attached  
  Feb 1984: Northern Ireland (156 Bty)  
1985.02 England: Bulford 57, 73 & 156 Loc Btys
  Jan 1985 - Cymberline (73 Bty), Locating / Sound Ranging (22 and 156 Bty), 105mm Light Gun (5 Bty), Blowpipe (43 Bty)  
1985.04 England: Roberts Bks, Larkhill 57, 73 & 156 Loc Btys
  Apr 85: 5 Bty joined from 5 Regt, 57 Bty moved to 32 Regt. 22 and 43 Btys joined regt. 5, 22, 43, 73 & 156 Btys
  1986 - Public Duties at Buckingham Palace & The Tower of London  
  Jul 87: 43 Bty moves and joins 26 Field Regiment  5, 22, 73 & 156 Btys
  Nov 1987: Northern Ireland  
  1990: 73 Bty to 5 Regt 5, 22 & 156 Btys
  May 1991: Northern Ireland (22 Bty)  
  ? 1993: Northern Ireland (156 Bty)  
  Jan 1993: Bosnia  
  Apr 93: 5 Bty to AMF (L) as 19/5 Bty.  
  Sep 93: 156  Bty to AMF(L) as 156/HQ Bty and 22 Bty to 32 Regt  
  6 Sep 1993: Suspended Animation  
     
     
     
   
     

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