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1 RHA

1 RHA

1 RHA

South Yorkshire & Midland Gunners 1 RHA is the senior Regiment in the Gunners. We are based in Tidworth, Wiltshire.We are organised into Fire Sup... read more

3 RHA

3 RHA

3 RHA

Liverpool & Manchester Gunners 3RHA is Based in Newcastle upon Tyne. The Regiment specialises in the light role with 105mm Light Guns used to sup... read more

4 Regt RA

4 Regt RA

4 Regt RA

The North East Gunners We are based in North Yorkshire.  We have Fire Support Teams who work with both Infantry and Cavalry. They identify enemy... read more

5 Regt RA

5 Regt RA

5 Regt RA

The Yorkshire Gunners Based in Catterick, North Yorkshire, 5th Regiment is the Army's Surveillance and Target Acquisition regiment consisting of 3 ba... read more

7 Para RHA

7 Para RHA

7 Para RHA

The Airbourne Gunners We are based in Colchester, Essex and form part of 16 Air Assault Brigade. We deploy alongside the Parachute Regiment: our elit... read more

12 Regt RA

12 Regt RA

12 Regt RA

Lancashire & Cumbrian Gunners Based on Thorney Island. We are the only Very Short Air Defence Unit (VSHORAD) unit in the Army, equiped with the S... read more

14 Regt RA

14 Regt RA

14 Regt RA

The RA's Training Support Regiment 14 Regiment has provided training support to the Royal Artillery from Larkhill since 1984 and is unique in this ro... read more

16 Regt RA

16 Regt RA

16 Regt RA

We are based in Thorney Island. We are an Air Defence Regiment currently operating Rapier FSC which will be replaced with Sky Sabre, a new equipment.... read more

19 Regt RA

19 Regt RA

19 Regt RA

19th Regt RA is based in Larkhill, Wiltshire. We are organised into Fire Support Teams (FSTs) to FIND the enemy and our 3 x AS90 batteries provide the... read more

26 Regt RA

26 Regt RA

26 Regt RA

26 Regt RA is based at Larkhill, Wiltshire and is the Precision Fires Regiment equipped with the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) and Exac... read more

29 Regt RA

29 Regt RA

29 Regt RA

We are based on the South West coast and enjoy the unique role of supporting the Royal Marines in the amphibious assault and arctic specialist roles.... read more

32 Regt RA

32 Regt RA

32 Regt RA

32 Regiment RA, are based in Larkhill, Wiltshire. The  Army's first armoured aviation regiment that operates Mini Unmanned Aerial Systems (MUAS)... read more

47 Regt RA

47 Regt RA

47 Regt RA

47 Regiment RA is based in Larkhill, Wiltshire. We are equipped with Tactical Unmanned Air System (TUAS). WATCHKEEPER UAS (WK) is a strip launched unm... read more

The King's Troop RHA

The King's Troop RHA

The King's Troop RHA

We are Her Majesty The Queen's ceremonial Saluting Battery and are stationed in Woolwhich, London. Known as The 'Troop' we are a mounted unit and all... read more

101 Regt RA

101 Regt RA

101 Regt RA

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103 Regt RA

103 Regt RA

103 Regt RA

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104 Regt RA

104 Regt RA

104 Regt RA

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105 Regt RA

105 Regt RA

105 Regt RA

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106 Regt RA

106 Regt RA

106 Regt RA

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NRHQ RA

NRHQ RA

Batteries

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Original Title: G Michelsen's Company, Royal Artillery
Present Title: 4/73 (Sphinx) Special Observation Post Battery, Royal Artillery
Status: Active
Date: 1 July 1742
Website: http://www.army.mod.uk/artillery/regiments/31222.aspx
The Battery was formed in 1992 as an amalgamation of two numbered Batteries; 4th Battery originated as Captain Bowater’s Company, 1st Battalion Royal Artillery in 1742 and 73rd Battery originated as Captain Sproule’s Company, 5th Battalion Royal Artillery on the 1 October 1794. Both Batteries held the Sphinx Honour Title that celebrated a successful expedition against the French in Egypt in 1801. This honour was not reintroduced as an Honour Title until 1934. Both Batteries have been through many roles since their formation including mortar, medium, siege and costal Artillery, light anti-aircraft and mortar locating. Since its formation, 4/73 (Sphinx) Special OP Battery has deployed on every major operation the British Army has been involved in, with the exception of the small scale intervention operation in Sierra Leone in 2000. The Battery is currently deployed on operations in Afghanistan in both a surveillance role and as Fire Support Teams in support of the Brigade Reconnaissance Force.

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Great Gunners

Gp Capt Lionel Rees VC OBE MC AFC

Gp Capt Lionel Rees VC OBE MC AFC

On Attachment to the Royal Flying Corps. Major Lionel Rees mistook a formation of enemy aircraft as friendly until they attacked him. After an initial short encounter, he drove the aircraft off damaged. Then, other aircraft started firing at him at long range, but he dispersed them too, seriously damaging two of them. While chasing a further two German aircraft, he was wounded in the thigh and lost control of his aircraft. Having regained control, Major Lionel Rees closed up with the enemy; fired off all his remaining ammunition before landing his aircraft safely back at his base airfield.
Year: 1916
Rank/Regt: Attached RFC