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289 - 322 Regiments 1947-67



ROYAL ARTILLERY, TERRITORIAL ARMY 1947-67
The Territorial Army was reconstituted formally on 1.1.1947. Recruiting began 1.5.1947. Continuity with former units was maintained through the regiment except for independent batteries and troops
Dates Unit Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 289 Parachute Light Regiment RA (TA) .
31 .10.56 Formed by amalgamation of 285 & 292 Regiments .
10.9.60 Redesignated 289 Parachute Regiment RHA (TA) .
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 880 Loc Bty as 289 Regiment .
18.3.64 Redesignated 289 Parachute Light Regiment RHA (TA) .
TAVR 289 Para Bty Royal Horse Artillery (Vols). .
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. 290 Field Regiment RA (City of London)(TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bloomsbury, London: Continuity with 90 (City of London) Field Regiment 56 (L) Armd Div
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 264, 452 & 353 (less a bty) Regiments as 254 Regiment .
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. 291 (4th London) Airborne Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Lewisham, Kent: Continuity with 91 (4th London) Field Regiment 16 Abn Div
27.6.55 Redesignated 291 (4th London) Parachute Field Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 Redesignated 291 (4th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61(LG 1.4.61) Amalgamated with 263 (less? Btys), 298 & 381 Regiments as 263 Regiment .
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. 292(5th London) Airborne Anti-tank Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Kensington, London: Continuity with 92 (5th London) Field Regiment 16 Abn Div
1.3.51 Redesignated 292 (5th London) Airborne Field Regiment RA (TA) .
15.7.55 Redesignated 292 (5th London) Para Field Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 Amalgamated with 285 Regiment as 289 Regiment .
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. 293(East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Burnley, Lancashire: Continuity with 52 (East Lancashire) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment 70 AA Brigade (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 380 & 556 Regiments as 380 Regiment .
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. 294 (Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Sherborne, Dorset: Continuity with 94 (Queen's Own Dorset Yeomanry) Field Regiment 43 (WX) Inf Div
1.7.50 Amalgamated with 341 Regiment as 294 Field Regiment .
1.5.61(LG 1.4.61) Amalgamated with 255 Regiment as 250 Regiment .
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. 295 (Hampshire Carabiniers Yeomanry) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Winchester, Hampshire: Continuity with 72 (Hampshire) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment 100 (AA) AGRA (TA)
9.9.48 100 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 S/A .
1.9.63 Resus; Amalgamated with 457 Regiment as 457 Regiment .
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. 296 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Exeter, Devon: Continuity with 96 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment 43 (WX) Inf Div
1.7.50 Amalgamated with 342 Regiment as 296 Regiment .
1.5.61(LG1.4. 61) Amalgamated with 256 (less P Bty) Regiment to form 296 Regiment .
4.10.61 Redesignated 296 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Regiment RA (TA) .
18.3.64 Redesignated 296 (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
TAVR The Devonshire Territorials (Royal Devon Yeomanry/The 1st Rifle Vols). .
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. 297 (Kent Yeomanry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Maidstone, Kent: Continuity with 97 (Kent Yeomanry) Field Regiment 44 (HC) Inf Div
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 3rd/4th County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) RAC to form Kent and County of London Yeomanry (Sharpshooters) RAC. .
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. 298 (Surrey Yeomanry, Queen Mary’s) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Clapham, London: Continuity with 98 (Surrey and Sussex Yeomanry, Queen Mary's) Field Regiment 44 (HC) Inf Div
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 263 (less ? Btys), 291 & 381 Regiment as 263 Regiment .
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. 299 (Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Aylesbury, Bucks: Continuity with 99 (Buckinghamshire and Berkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment 89 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
15.9.50 Amalgamated with 387 Regiment as 387/299 Regiment renumbered 1.7.51 as 299 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry and Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 Amalgamated with 345 Regiment as 299 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, Berkshire Yeomanry, and The Queen's Own Oxfordshire Hussars) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
31.10.56 89 (Fd) AGRA (TA) redesignated HQ RA 54 (East Anglian) Div (TA) 54 (East Anglian) Div
1.5.61(LG 1.3.61) a) R (Berkshire Yeomanry) Bty amalgamated with Westminster Dragoons (2nd County of London Yeomanry) as Berkshire and Westminster Dragoons RAC. .
. b) Regiment (less R Bty) amalgamated with 431 Regiment & 143 C & R Sec to form 299 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, Queen's Own Oxfordshire-Hussars, and Berkshire) Field Regiment. ("Field" omitted 4.10.61-18.3.63) .
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. 300 (Queen's Own Worcestershire Yeomanry) Anti-tank Regiment RA (TA) .
1. 1. 47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Kidderminster, Worcs: Continuity with 53 (Worcestershire Yeomanry) Atk Regiment (S/A as 55 (Worc Yeo) A/L Light Regiment) 88 (Field) AGRA (TA)
1.9.50 Converted as The Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars RAC. .
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. 300 Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61 Formed by amalgamation of 459, 512, 517 (less Q, Colchester, Bty) Regiments & 48 Surveillance Radar Tp .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
4.10.61 Redesignated 300 Regiment RA (TA) .
18.3.64 Redesignated 300 Light Air Defence Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .65 Redesignated 300 (Tower Hamlets) Light Air Defence Regiment RA (TA) .
TAVR R Bty (The Tower Hamlets), The Greater London Regiment RA (T). .
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. 301 not formed .
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. 302 (Pembrokeshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Haverfordwest, Pembroke: Continuity with 102 (Pembroke and Cardiganshire) Field Regiment (S/A as 102 (P &C) Med Regiment) 53 (W) Inf Div
31.10.56 Amalgamated with part of 408 Regiment as 302 Regiment .
1.5.61(LG 30.4.61) Converted as The Pembroke Yeomanry RAC, an indep recce sqn affiliated to The Shropshire Yeomanry RAC; some personnel to 4th Bn, The Welch Regiment. .
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. 303 not formed .
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. 304 (Essex Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Chelmsford, Essex: Continuity with 104 (The Essex Yeomanry) Regiment RHA 89 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
1.10.54 Redesignated 304 (Essex Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA) .
8.2.55 Redesignated 304 (Essex Yeomanry-RHA) Medium Regiment (TA) .
31.10.56 Redesignated 304 (Essex Yeomanry-RHA) Field Regiment (TA) .
31.10.56 89 (Fd) AGRA (TA) redesignated HQ RA 54 (East Anglian) Div (TA) 54 (East Anglian) Div
1.5.61 Amalgamated with Colchester Bty of 517 Regiment and Canvey & Southend Bty of 353 Regiment as 304 Regiment .
4.10.61 Redesignated 304 (Essex Yeomanry-RHA) Regiment (TA) .
18.3.64 Redesignated 304 (Essex Yeomanry-RHA) Field Regiment (TA) .
TAVR The Essex Yeomanry (RHA) RA (T). .
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. 305 (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Medium Regiment RA (TA) .
1. 1. 47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bedford, Bedfordshire: Continuity with 105 (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment (S/A as 52 (BedField Yeo) Heavy Regiment) 89 (FD) AGRA (TA)
31.10.56 Redesignated 305 (Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Light Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61 Amalgamated with 286 Regiment as 286 Regiment .
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. 306 (Lancashire Hussars) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Liverpool, Lancashire: Continuity with 106 (The Lancashire Yeomanry) Regiment RHA (S/A as 106 (The Lancashire Yeomanry) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment) 79 AA Brigade (TA)
15.7.50 Amalgamated with 390 Regiment as 306 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (Lancashire Hussars)(TA) .
1.1.54 Redesignated 306 Medium Regiment RA (Lancashire Hussars)(TA) .
31.10.56 Amalgamated with 287 Regiment as 287 Regiment .
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. 307 (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Field Regiment R.H.A. (TA) .
1 .1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire: Continuity with 107 (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Regiment RHA (S/A as 107 (South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) 86 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
8.2.55 Redesignated 307 (RHA)(South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Field Regiment (TA) .
31.10.56 86 (Fd) AGRA (TA) disbanded .
4.10.61 Redesginated 307 (RHA)(South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Regiment (TA) .
18.3.64. Redesginated 307 (RHA)(South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry) Field Regiment (TA) .
TAVR The South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry (RHA) RA (T). .
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. 308 (Suffolk Yeomanry) Anti-tank Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk: Continuity with 55 (Suffolk Yeomanry) Anti-tank Regiment 89 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
1.9.50 Amalgamated with 358 Regiment as 358 Regiment .
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. 308 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
1.5.61 Formed by amalgamation of 284 and 358 Regiments .
4.10.61 Redesginated 308 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Regiment RA (TA) .
18.3.64 Redesginated 308 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
TAVR 202 (Suffolk &Norfolk Yeomanry) Med Bty, 100 (Eastern) Med Regiment RA (Vols) .
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. 309 (Westmoreland and Cumberland) Coast Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Workington, Cumb: Continuity with 109 (Westmorland and Cumberland) Field Regiment [dup of 51st] 104 Coast Brigade
1.8.48 a) S Bty disbanded. .
. b) Regiment (less S Bty) converted as 309 (Westmorland and Cumberland) Field Regiment RA (TA) .
. P, Q and R Btys .
30.6.50 Amalgamated with 251 Regiment as 251 Regiment .
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. 310 (Manchester) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Manchester, Lancashire: Continuity with 110 (Manchester) Field Regiment [duplicate of 52nd] 94 (AA) AGRA (TA)
9.9.48 94 (AA) AGRA (TA) disbanded, complete by 27.9.48 .
1 .1 .54 Amalgamated with 634 Regiment as 310 Regiment (though original 310 S/A & 634, in effect, redesignated 310 - redesignated 310 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (8th Bn The Lancashire Fusi1iers)(TA)  /4.11.54) .
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
1.7.55 Amalgamated with 360, 465, 574 & 606 Regiments as 314 Regiment .
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. 311 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.10.55 Formed by amalgamation of 266, 312 & 601 Regiments .
. P (Gloucestershire Volunteer Artillery) Bty .
. Q (Bristol) Bty. .
. R (City of Bristol) Bty. .
1.5.61 a) R Bty amalgamated with two coys 5th Bn, The Gloucestershire Regiment, in Bristol, to retain "City of Bristol" in designation. .
. b) Regiment (less R Bty) amalgamated with 883 Loc Bty as 883 Loc Bty .
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. 312(Wessex) Medium Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1 .47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Bristol, Glos: Continuity with 112 (Wessex) Field Regiment [dup of 55th] 90 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
30.8.50 Amalgamated with 498 Regiment as 312 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (G1oucestershire)(TA) .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 266 & 601 Regiments as 311 Regiment, late RHQ & Q Bty reorganised 1.7.55 as Q (Bristol) Bty of 311 Regiment .
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. 313(Wessex) Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Worthing, Sussex: Continuity with 113 (Home Counties) Field Regiment [dup of 57th] 99 (AA) AGRA (TA)
1.9.48 99 (AA) AGRA (TA) redesignated 99 AA Bde (TA) 99 AA Bde (TA)
10.3.55 Anti-aircraft Command disbanded .
10.3.55 Amalgamated with 258, 344 & 641 Regiments as 258 Regiment .
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. 314 Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA) .
10.3.55 Formed by amalgamation of 310, 360, 465, 574 & 606 Regiments .
. P (Manchester) Bty .
. Q (Salford) Bty. .
. R (Stockport) Bty. .
1.5.61 a) Q Bty amalgamated with 253 (less Q Bty) Regiment as 253 Regiment .
. b) RHQ, P & R Btys amalgamated with 252 Regiment as 252 Regiment .
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. 315 (Leicestershire) Medium Regiment RA (TA) .
1.1.47 Reconstituted in TA with HQ at Leicester, Leicestershire: Continuity with 115 (North Midland) Field Regiment [dup of 60th] 86 (Fd) AGRA (TA)
15.7.50 Amalgamated with 350 Regiment as 350 Regiment .
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. 316 not formed .
. 317 not formed .
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