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43 (Wessex) Infantry Divisional Column RASC (TA)

Date Unit Sub-units/Remarks
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. 43 (Wessex) Infantry Divisional Column RASC (TA) .
c1947 England: HQ at The Drill Hall, Winsterstoke Road, Bristol 504, 505, 506 & 1567 Companies
. 504 Company at Swindon .
. 505 Company at Didcot .
. 506 Company at Lambhay Drill Hall, Plymouth .
. 1567 Company at Plymouth? .
1948 Annual Camp at Lepe, near Southampton .
mid 1949 1569 Company (Artillery), RASC (TA) transferred in from 104 Transport Column and 1567 Company (Infantry Divisional Troops) transferred out to 104 Transport Column 504, 505, 506 & 1569 Companies
1949.06 Annual Camp at Lepe, near Southampton .
1950 504 Company moved to a new camp at Green Road, Upper Stratton, Swindon. 505 Company at Didcot disbanded? .
c1950 1570 Company (104 Column) at the Drill Hall, Portfield Road, Christchurch redesignated 505 Company joined column 504, 505, 506 & 1569 Companies
1951 A new numbering system for RASC (TA) units was adopted whereby all Companies were given a three-figure number. 1569 Company renumbered 569 Company 504, 505, 506 & 569 Companies
1951.06 Annual Camp at Chickerell, near Weymouth .
1952.06 Annual Camp at Chickerell, near Weymouth .
c1953 England: HQ at Horsfield Bks, Bristol? .
By Dec 1953 Column HQ now in Sherford Camp, Taunton .
1954 Column HQ now in the T.A. Centre, Bishops Hull, Taunton .
1954 Annual Camp beginning at Yelverton, the training area covers Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset .
1954 504 Company (Inf Div Tpt) (TA), 505, 506 Companies .
1955 Annual Camp at Bulford Fields, Salisbury Plain, first time since the Column re-formed in 1947 it shouldered its responsibilities of maintaining 43 (Wessex) Infantry Division (TA) in the field .
1956 Annual Camp based on Salisbury Plain .
Early 1957 928 Company from Reading and 164 Artillery Platoon from Bristol joined column. 915 Company, Bristol joined column 504, 505, 506, 915 928 Companies
1958 Annual Camp at Chickerell, near Weymouth .
Early 1961 Reorganization of the TA: Column redesignated 43 (Wessex) Divisional District Column. 928 Company left column on 1 June 1961 and joined new HQ RASC (TA) to be formed in Aldershot District. 915 Company at Bristol will be reorganized into two Companies, one a M.A.C. and one a G.T. Company (Mixed), and a new M.A.C. (Mixed) Company will be formed alongside 506 Company at Plymouth. 504 Company at Swindon remained untouched by the reorganization except, like all units, they must accept the thirty-five per cent, cut in establishment 502 (Bristol), 504 (Swindon), 505 (Christchurch), 506 (Plymouth), 541 (Plymouth) and 915 (Bristol) Companies 
1961.05 Annual camp at Castlemartin, Pembrokeshire .
1962 Annual camp was a Greenfields Camp in Northern England .
1963.06 Annual camp at Crowborough, Sussex 502, 504, 506, 541, 915 Companies
1964 Annual Camp at Chickerell Camp, Weymouth, less 505 Brigade at Thetford .
c1965 43 (Wessex) Division/District Column RASC (TA) .
1965.07.15 Redesignated 43 (Wessex) Divisional Regiment RCT (TA) .
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