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Royal Regiment of Wales

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. 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) .
1993.10.01 Formed with Headquarters at Maindy Barracks, Cardiff by amalgamation of 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion and 4th (Volunteer) Battalion .
. HQ Company at Maindy Barracks, Cardiff by redesignation of HQ Company 3rd Battalion .
. A (Swansea) Company at Swansea with Pltn at Llanelli by amalgamation of B Company, D Company and part A Company of 4th Battalion .
. B (Rorke's Drift) Company at Cefn Fforest with Pltns at Pontypool by amalgamation of A Company and B Company 3rd Battalion .
. C (Pontypridd) Company at Pontypridd with Pltn at Pentre by redesignation of C Company 3rd Battalion .
1999.07.01 Battalion disbanded as result of the Strategic Defence Review .
. A Company redesignated as B Company The Royal Welsh Regiment, HQ Company and C Company amalgamated to form C Company The Royal Welsh Regiment .
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. 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) .
1971.04.01 Formed with Headquarters at Maindy Barracks, Cardiff from cadre The Monouthshire Battalion The South Wales Borderers and companies from the late Welsh Volunteers. .
. HQ Company at Maindy Barracks, Cardiff. Formed by redesignation of 'HQ' Company Welsh Volunteers. ATk Pltn at Pentre and Mortar Pltn at Cwmcarn. .
. A Company at Abertillery with platoons at Blackwood and Cwmcarn. .
. B Company at Newport and Pontypool. Formed by redesignation of 'B' Company Welsh Volunteers and cadre The Monouthshire Battalion The South Wales Borderers. .
. C Company at Pontypridd with Pltn at Pentre. Formed by redesignation of 'C' Company Welsh Volunteers and cadre 5th/6th (T) Battalion The Welch Regiment. .
1984 E (HSF) Company formed at Cardiff and Brecon .
1985.04.01 D (City of Cardiff) Company formed at Cardiff from Defence Platoon HQ Company .
1992.05 E (HSF) Company disbanded .
1993.10.01 Battalion disbanded and merged with 4th (Volunteer) Battalion to form 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion as result of Options for Change .
. RHQ and HQ Company formed RHQ and HQ Company 2nd Battalion .
. A Company and B Company merged to form B Company 2nd Battalion .
. C Company redesignated as C Company 2nd Battalion .
. D Company reroled as 580 Squadron 157 Transport Regiment RLC .
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. 4th (Volunteer) Battalion The Royal Regiment of Wales (24th/41st Foot) .
1971.04.01 Formed with Headquarters at Llanelli .
. HQ Company at Llanelli. Formed as Adminitrative Platoon from cadre 4th (T) Battalion The Welch Regiment .
. A Company at Llanelli .
. B Company at Neath with Pltn at Swansea .
. C Company at Bridgend with Pltn at Maesteg .
1985.04.01 D (City of Swansea) Company formed at Swansea from Swansea platoon B Company .
1987.12 Headquarters and HQ Company re-located at Swansea .
1993.10.01 Battalion disbanded and merged with 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion to form 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion as result of Options for Change .
. B Company and D Company merged with part of A Company to form A Company 2nd Battalion .
. Remainder of A Company reroled as Troop of 224 Squadron 157 Transport Regiment RLC .
. C Company reroled as 580 Squadron 157 Transport Regiment RLC .
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