Wiltshire Regiment

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. 4th Battalion, The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's) .
1947.01.01 Reconstituted in T.A. with HQ at Trowbridge 129 Infantry Brigade
. A Company at Salisbury .
. B Company at Trowbridge .
. C Company at Chippenham .
. D Company at Swindon .
1959.06.09 Transferred 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 in TAVR III with HQ at Trowbridge .
. The Royal Wiltshire Territorials .
. A Company (The Wiltshire Regiment) at Trowbridge (pln at Swindon), successor to 4th Bn The Wiltshire Regt .
. B Company (Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry) at Devizes, formed from part of The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry .
1969.04.01 Reduced to two cadres: The Wiltshire Regiment at Trowbridge, sponsored by Wessex Volunteers, less some personnel to form new HQ Company, Wessex Volunteers at Trowbridge; and The Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry (Prince of Wales's Own) [q.v.], sponsored by The Royal Yeomanry Regiment .
1971.04.01 D Company (Berkshire), 1st Bn Wessex Volunteers at Reading formed Wiltshire pln at Swindon .
1973 HQ Company moved to Devizes .
1975.04.01 D Company at Reading and Swindon transferred as D Company 2nd Bn, The Wessex Regt, and cadre at Trowbridge disbanded .
1986 Reorganised as two companies in 1st Battalion, The Wessex Regiment (Rifle Volunteers) .
. HQ Company at Devizes .
. B Company at Swindon, formed from Swindon pln D Company 2nd Battalion .
1995.10.06 C (Wiltshire) Company, 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment formed at Devizes (with pln at Swindon) by amalgamation of HQ Company and B Company 1st Bn, The Wessex Regiment .
1999.07.01 Swindon Platoon,Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Company, The Royal Rifle Volunteers company formed at Reading (Pln at Swindon) by amalgamation of HQ Company and C (Wiltshire) Company 2nd Bn, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment .
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