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Monmouthshire Regiment

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. 2nd Battalion, The Monmouthshire Regiment .
1947.04.01 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Pontypool, and concurrently amalgamated with duplicate 4th Battalion, now the sole infantry battalion for Monmouthshire and Brecknockshire .
. A Company at Cwmbran .
. B Company at Blaenavon .
. C Company at Crumlin .
. D Company at Monmouth .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as two units: .
. B Company (South Wales Borderers), Welsh Volunteers, in TAVR II at Newport .
. The Monmouthshire (Territorial) Battalion, The South Wales Borderers, in TAVR III with HQ at Newport .
. 1st Monmouthshire Company at Newport .
. 2nd Monmouthshire Company at Cwmcarn .
. 3rd Monmouthshire Company at Abertillery .
1969.01.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as The Monmouthshire Battalion, The South Wales Borderers at Newport, sponsored by Welsh Volunteers .
1969.06.11 Transferred to the corps of The Royal Regiment of Wales .
<1971.03.01> Cadre redesignated 3rd (Monmouthshire) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Wales .
1971.04.01 Companies reorganised with no further explicit Monmouthshire designation: .
. A Company 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) at Abertillery with plns at Blackwood and Cwmcarn, newly raised .
. B Company 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) at Newport and Pontypool, redesignation of B Company Welsh Volunteers and cadre The Monmouthshire Battalion .
. Cadre also formed detachment 211 (South Wales) Lt AD Battery RA (V) .
1993.10.10 B (Rorke's Drift) Company, 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) formed at Cefn Fforest with Pln at Pontypool, by amalgamation of A Company and B Company 3rd Battalion .
1999.07.01 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Wales amalgamated with 3rd (V) Bn, The Royal Welch Fusiliers, to form The Royal Welsh Regiment with no remaining presence in Monmouthshire .
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. 638th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (Brecknock) .
1947.04.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Brecon .
1955.03.10 Amalgamated with parent 637 HAA Regt (3rd Bn The Monmouthshire Regiment), to form 638th (Brecknockshire and Monmouthshire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA .
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. 603rd (Mixed) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, RA (1st (Rifle) Bn The Monmouthshire Regiment) .
1947.04.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Newport .
1955.03.10 Reduced to P (1st Monmouthshire) Battery, 283rd Field Regiment, RA .
1961.05.01 Redesignated R (1st Monmouthshire) Battery, 282nd (Glamorgan/Monmouth) Field Regiment, RA .
1967.04.01 Battery disbanded and concurrently reconstituted at Newport as a single troop in TAVR II, D (Monmouthshire) Troop, 211 (South Wales) Battery, 104th Light Air Defence Regiment, RA .
1992.05 D Troop disbanded and Monmouthshire Rifles lineage discontinued .
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