Royal Berkshire Regiment

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. 4th/6th Battalion, The Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Reading, and concurrently amalgamated with duplicate 6th Battalion 128 Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Newbury .
. B Company at Wantage .
. C Company at Windsor .
. D Company at Wokingham .
1959.06.09 Tranferred to the corps of The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire) without change of title .
1967.04.01 Disbanded and concurrently reconstituted as: .
. D Company (Berkshire), Wessex Volunteers in TAVR II at Reading .
. The Royal Berkshire Territorials in TAVR III with HQ and three specialist plns at Reading .
. A Company (Berkshire Yeomanry) at Windsor, successor to The Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons RAC .
. B Company (Berkshire Artillery) at Reading, successor to R Bty, 299 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars and Berkshire) Field Regt RA .
. C Company (Royal Berkshire) at Newbury, successor to 4th/6th Bn The Royal Berkshire Regt (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) .
1969.04.01 TAVR III element reduced to cadre as The Royal Berkshire Territorials at Reading, sponsored by 71 Signal Regiment (V), less A Company converted as 94 (Berkshire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron (V) .
1971.04.01 Reorganised as parts of three companies: 2nd Battalion, Wessex Volunteers formed .
. D Company, 1st Battalion, Wessex Volunteers at Reading, with new pln at Swindon [Wilts.], omitting Berkshire subtitle .
. HQ Company, 2nd Battalion, Wessex Volunteers at Reading, newly formed .
. C (Royal Berkshire) Company 2nd Battalion, Wessex Volunteers at Maidenhead, Slough [Bucks] and Basingstoke [Hants], from cadre The Royal Berkshire Territorials .
1972.03.30 Wessex Volunteers redesignated The Wessex Regiment .
1975.04.01 Berkshire elements consolidated in 2nd Battalion, The Wessex Regiment, HQ at Brock Barracks, Reading .
. HQ Company at Reading .
. C (Royal Berkshire) Company at Maidenhead, Slough [Bucks]and Basingstoke [Hants] .
. D Company at Reading (pln at Swindon [Wilts]), transferred from 1st Bn .
1986 Swindon pln separated to form new [Wiltshire] B Company .
1990.12 C Company formed at Newbury in 1st Bn, The Wessex Regiment .
1992.04.01 C Coy at Maidenhead consolidated at Slough [Bucks], losing its Berkshire connection, and remaining Berkshire elements again consolidated in 2nd Battalion, The Wessex Regiment HQ at Brock Barracks, Reading .
. HQ Company at Reading .
. ? Company at Newbury, transferred from 1st Battalion .
1995.10.06 HQ (Berkshire) Company, 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment .
1999.07.01 [Berkshire Platoons], Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Company, The Royal Rifle Volunteers at Brock Barracks, Reading with Assault Pioneer Pln at Cinderford [Glos.], redesignation of HQ Coy 2nd Bn The Wessex Regiment (Newbury coy disbanded) .
2007.02 Redesignated HQ Company, 7th Battalion, The Rifles at Reading .
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