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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

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

4 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

5 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Royal Horse Artillery

7 PARA Royal Horse Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

12 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

14 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

16 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

19 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

26 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 Commando Royal Artillery

29 Commando Royal Artillery

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 Regiment Royal Artillery

32 Regiment Royal Artillery

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 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

101 Regt RA

101 Regt RA

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103 Regt RA

103 Regt RA

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Kings Tp, RHA

Kings Tp, 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

Honourable Artillery Company

Honourable Artillery Company

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106 Regt RA

106 Regt RA

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105 Regt RA

105 Regt RA

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104 Regt RA

104 Regt RA

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Formation Day (1757)

Present Title: 15 Battery, Royal Artillery
Status: SA
After the Crimea the battery next served in the First World War as the ‘Y’ Coastal Defence Battery based on the Isle of Wight. During the inter war years the Battery was posted to Ceylon where they remained during the Second World War. Known as 15 Heavy Anti Aircraft Battery, they were responsible for shooting down a number of Japanese aircraft during the air battles over Ceylon.

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Great Gunners

Capt Eric Dougall VC MC

Capt Eric Dougall kept his guns in action all day throughout heavy concentrations of gas and high-explosive shell. When the infantry were driven back and occupied the near ridgeline, the Battery was 'Crested' and forced to 'Cease Fire.' Instead of deploying his Battery further back, Capt Eric Dougall redeployed his guns forward amongst the supported infantry and also reinforced them with the Battery's Lewis Gun teams. Although exposed to both rifle and machine gun fire, Capt Eric Dougall strode around the new position fearlessly encouraging both Gunners and infantrymen alike with the assurance, "So long as you stick to your trenches I will keep my guns here!" This outpost delayed the enemy's advance for over twelve hours. In the evening, having expended all their ammunition, the Battery withdrew by manhandling the guns over a distance of about 700 metres of shell-cratered country swept by intense machine gun fire. Sadly, Eric Dougall was killed in action in command of this Battery four days later.
Year: 1918
Rank/Regt: A Battery, 86 Brigade RFA