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2nd London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed with headquarters at Woolwich from the 3rd Kent (Royal Arsenal) RGA (V)
1914
Became 1st / 2nd London Brigade RFA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit
The Great War
1914-15 UK
1915-18 France and Belgium
1916
Brigade numbered as 281st Brigade RFA (TF)
1919
Placed in suspended animation
1920
Reconstituted as part of the 5th Brigade RFA (TF) which was subsequently re-designated as 92nd ( 5th London) Brigade RFA (TA)

2nd / 2nd London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as the second line unit to 1st / 2nd London Brigade RFA (TF) with headquarters at Woolwich, SE18
The Great War

1914-16 UK

1917-18 France and Belgium

1916
Brigade numbered as 291st Brigade RFA (TF)
1919
Disbanded

3rd London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed with headquarters at Leonard Street, EC1 from the 2nd Middlesex RGA (V)
1914
Became 1st / 3rd London Brigade RFA (TF )
The Great War

1914-15 UK 1915-18 France

1916
Brigade numbered as 282nd Brigade RFA (TF) and subsequently re-designated as 282 nd

Army Field Artillery Brigade RFA (TF)

1919
Placed in suspended animation
1920
Reconstituted together with two batteries, formerly of the London Heavy Brigade RGA (see

London 22) to form 14th (London) Medium Brigade RFA (TF). Headquarters were originally established at Leonard Street but were subsequently moved to Offord Road, Barnsbury, N1, the original headquarters of the London Heavy Brigade.

2nd / 3rd London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as the second line unit to 1st / 3rd London Brigade RFA (TF) with headquarters at Leonard Street
The Great War

1914-16 UK 1917-18 France

Brigade numbered as 293rd Brigade RFA (TF) and subsequently re-designated as 293 rd

Army Field Artillery Brigade RFA (TF)

1919
Disbanded

4th London (Howitzer) Brigade Royal Field Artillery

1908
Formed with headquarters at Lewisham from 2nd Kent RGA (V)
1914
Became 1st / 4th London (Howitzer) Brigade RFA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit
The Great War
1914-15 UK
1915-18 France
1916
Brigade numbered as 283rd Brigade RFA (TF)
1919
Placed in suspended animation
1920
Reconstituted as 4th London Brigade RFA (TF)
1921
Re-designated as 91st ( 4th London) Brigade RFA (TA)
1924
Re-designated as 91st ( 4th London) Field Brigade RA (TA)
1935
Re-designated as 91st ( 4th London) Army Field Brigade RA (TA)
1938
Re-designated as 91st ( 4th London) Army Field Regiment RA
WW2
1939-40 UK
1940 France
1940-42 UK
1942-43 India and Persia
1943-44 Sicily, Italy and Palestine
1945-46 North West Europe
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Reconstituted as 291st Airborne Field Regiment RA ( 4th London) (TA) with headquarters at
Lewisham, SE13
1955
Re-designated as 291st ( 4th London) Parachute Field Regiment RA (TA)
1956
Re-designated as 291st ( 4th London) Field Regiment RA (TA)
1961
Amalgamated with:
263rd ( 6th London) Light Regiment RA (TA)
298th (Surrey Yeomanry QMR) Field Regiment RA (TA)
381st (East Surrey) Light Regiment RA (TA)
To form:
263rd (Surrey Yeo QMR) Field Regiment RA (TA)
1967
Disbanded

2nd / 4th London (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as a second line unit to 1st / 4th London Brigade RFA (TF) with headquarters at Lewisham, SE13
The Great War
1914-16 UK
1917-18 France
1916
Brigade broken up and batteries dispersed between 290th and 291st Brigades RFA (TF) (London 8 & 10)
1919
Disbanded

139th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)

1939
Formed as the duplicate Regiment to 91st ( 4th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) with headquarters at Lewisham, with two batteries from that Regiment.
WW2
1939-40 UK
1940 France
1942 UK
1942-45 India and Burma
1942
Re-designated as 139th Field Regiment RA ( 4th London) (TA)
1943
Re-designated as 139th Jungle Field Regiment RA ( 4th London) (TA)
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Disbanded

5th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed with headquarters at Kennington Lane, SE11 from the 3rd Middlesex RGA (V)
1914
Became 1st / 5th London Brigade, RFA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit
The Great War
1914-15 UK
1915-18 France
1916
Brigade numbered as 235th Brigade, RFA (TF)
1919
Placed in suspended animation
1920
Reconstituted initially as 5th London Brigade RFA (TA) with two batteries from that Brigade and two batteries formerly of the 2 nd London Brigade RFA (TF)
1921
Re-designated as 92nd ( 5th London) Brigade RFA (TA)
1924
Re-designated as 92nd ( 5th London) Field Brigade RA (TA )
1938
Re-designated as 92nd ( 5th London) Field Regiments RA (TA)
WW2

1939-40 UK
1940 France with BEF
1940-42 UK
1942-43 India and Persia
1943-45 Sicily and Italy
1945 North West Europe

1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Reconstituted as: 292nd Airbourne Anti-Tank Regiment RA ( 5th London) (TA) with headquarters at Kennington, SE11
1951
Reorganised and re-designated as:

292nd Airborne Field Regiment RA ( 5th London) (TA)

1955
Re-designated as 292nd ( 5th London) Parachute Field Regiment RA (TA)
1956
Amalgamated with:

285th (Essex) Parachute Field Regiment RA (TA)

To form: 289th Parachute Light Regiment RA (TA) with headquarters moving to Pont Street, SW1

with P Battery, Q and R Batteries

1960
Re-designated as 289th Parachute Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery (TA)
1961
Amalgamated with 880th Locating Battery RA (TA) and subsequently re-designated as 289 th

Parachute Regiment RHA (TA) with 880th Locating Battery forming S Battery

1964
Re-designated as 289th Parachute Light Regiment RHA (TA)
1967
Reduced to Battery strength and re-designated as

289th Parachute Battery RHA (V) with headquarters at East Ham

1977
Re-designated as 289th Commando Light Battery (V)

3rd / 5th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as the second line unit to 1st / 5th London Brigade RFA (TF)
1916
Brigade numbered as 300th Brigade RFA (TF) and subsequently broken up, batteries being

dispersed between 301st , 302nd and 303rd Brigades

The Great War

1914-15 UK
1916 France
1917-18 Macedonia and Palestine

5th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)

1939
Formed with headquarters at Clapham Common as the duplicate Regiment of 92nd ( 5th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) with two batteries from that Regiment
WW2

1939-40 UK
1940 France with BEF
1940-42 UK
1942-43 North Africa
1943-45 Italy and the Balkans

1942
Re-designated as 140th Field Regiment RA ( 5th London) (TA)
1943
Reorganised and re-designated as 140th Medium Regiment RA ( 5th London) (TA)
1945
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Disbanded

6th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed with headquarters at Brixton from part of the 1st London RGA (V)
1914
Became 1st / 6th London Brigade RFA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit
1916
Brigade numbered as 236th Brigade RFA (TF)
The Great War

1914-15 UK

1916-18 France

1919
Placed in suspended animation
1920
Reconstituted as 6th London Brigade RFA (TF)
1921
Re-designated as 63rd ( 6th London) Brigade RFA (TA)
1924
Re-designated as 63rd ( 6th London) Field Brigade RA (TA)
1938
Re-designated as 63rd ( 6th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) and subsequently converted

and reorganised as 52nd ( 6th London) Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA)

WW2
1939-40 UK
1940 France with BEF
1940-42 UK
1942-43 India, Iraq, Persia and Syria
1943-45 Sicily, Italy and Palestine
1945 North West Europe
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Reconstituted as 263rd Anti-Tank Regiment RA ( 6th London) (TA) with headquarters at

Brixton, SW9

1951
Reorganised and re-designated as 263rd Field Regiment RA ( 6th London) (TA)
1954
Reorganised and re-designated as 263rd Medium Regiment RA ( 6th London) (TA)
1956
Reorganised and re-designated as 263rd ( 6th London Light Regiment RA (TA) upon

amalgamation with the Kent element of 415th (Thames & Medway) Coast Regiment RA (TA)

1961
Amalgamated with: 291st ( 4th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) 298th (Surrey Yeomanry QMR) Field Regiment RA (TA) 381st (East Surrey) Light Regiment RA (TA)

To form:

263rd (Surrey Yeomanry QMR) Field Regiment RA (TA)

1967
Disbanded

2nd / 6th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as the second line unit to 1st / 6th London Brigade RFA (TF) with headquarters at Brixton
The Great War

1914-15 UK 1916 France 1917-18 Macedonia & Palestine

1916
Brigade numbered as 301st Brigade RFA (TF)
1919
Disbanded

62nd Anti-Tank Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)

1939
Formed as the duplicate Regiment of 52nd ( 6th London) Anti-Tank Regiment RA (TA) (London 16) with two batteries from that Regiment. Headquarters were at Stockwell, SW9
WW2

1939-43 UK

1944-45 North West Europe 1942 Re-designated as 62nd Anti-Tank Regiment RA ( 6th London) (TA)

1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Disbanded

7th London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed with headquarters at Shepherd's Bush from part of the 1st London RGA (V)
1914
Became 1st / 7th London Brigade RFA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit

The Great War

1914-15 UK 1915-18 France

1916
Brigade numbered as 237th Brigade RFA (TF) but subsequently broken up and batteries

dispensed between 235th and 236th Brigades

1920
Reconstituted as 7th London Brigade RFA (TF ) with headquarters at Fulham High Street, SW6
1921
Re-designated as 64th ( 7th London) Brigade RFA (TA)
1924
Re-designated as 64th ( 7th London) Field Brigade RA (TA)
1938
Re-designated as 64th ( 7th London) Field Regiment RA (TA )
WW2

1939-42 UK 1942-43 Western Desert & North Africa 1943-45 Italy

1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Reconstituted as 264th Field Regiment RA ( 7th London) (TA) with headquarters at Fulham High Street, SW6
1961
Amalgamated with:

290th (City of London) Field Regiment RA (TA) 353rd (London) Medium Regiment RA (TA) 452nd (Lloyds) HAA Regiment RA (TA)

To form:

254th (City of London) Field Regiment RA (TA)

1967
Disbanded

London Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as a second line unit to 1st / 7th London Brigade RFA (TF)
The Great War
1914-15 UK
1916-18 France, Salonica, Egypt and Palestine
1916
Brigade numbered as 302nd Brigade RFA (TF)
1919
Disbanded

117th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)

1939
Formed as the duplicate Regiment to 64th ( 7th London) Field Regiment RA (TA), with headquarters at Parson's Green Lane, SW6

WW2

1939-45 UK

1942
Re-designated as 117th Field Regiment RA ( 7th London) RA (TA)
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Disbanded

8th London (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed from part of the 2nd Kent RGA (V) with headquarters at Plumstead
1914
Became 1st / 8th London (Howitzer) Brigade RFA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit

The Great War

1914-15 UK

1915-18 France

1917
Brigade broken up and batteries dispensed to 104th AFA Brigade, 189th AFA

Brigade, 235th Brigade (London 14) and 236th Brigade (London 16)

1920
Reconstituted initially as 8th London Brigade RFA (TA)
1921
Re-designated as 65th (London) Brigade RFA (TA)
1922
Re-designated as 65th ( 8th London) Brigade RFA (TA)
1924
Re-designated as 65th ( 8th London) Field Brigade RA (TA)
1938
Re-designated as 65th ( 8th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) with headquarters having>moved to Lee Green, SE12
WW2
1939-40 UK
1940 France with BEF
1941-43 North Africa
1943-45 Italy
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Reconstituted as:
265th Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA ( 8th London) (TA) with headquarters at Grove
Park, SE12
1955
Amalgamated with:
460th HAA Regiment RA (City of London) (TA)
567th (M) LAA/SL Regiment RA (TA)
569th (The Queen's Own) (M) LAA/SL Regiment RA (TA)
To form:
265th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (TA)
With HQ & P ( 7th City of London) Battery
Q (Queen's Own) Battery
R ( 4th City of London) Battery
S ( 8th City of London) Battery
1961
Amalgamated with:
458th (Kent) LAA Regiment RA (TA)
570th LAA Regiment RA (TA)
with no change to title
with RHQ & Q (London) Battery
P (Kent) Battery
R (Surrey) Battery
1964
Re-designated as 265th Light Air Defence Regiment RA (TA)
1967
Amalgamated with part of the Kent & County of London Yeomanry RAC (TA) and
reorganised to form the London and Kent Regiment RA (T) with headquarters at Bromley
with RHQ, P (Kent) Battery & Q (London) Battery (ex 265th Regiment) and R (Kent & County
of London Yeomanry) Battery (ex K & C of L Y)
1969
Reduced to cadre
1971
Cadre formed C (London and Kent RA) Battery, 6th (V) Battalion The Queen's Regiment
1975
Converted to infantry and subsequently became D Company 6th 7th (V) Battalion The Queen's Regiment

2nd / 8th London (Howitzer) Brigade, Royal Field Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed as a second line unit to 1st / 8th London (Howitzer) Brigade RFA (TF) with headquarters at Plumstead
The Great War

1914-15 UK
1916 France
1917-18 Macedonia & Palestine

Brigade numbered as 303rd Brigade RFA (TF)

1919
Disbanded

118th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)

1939
Formed with headquarters at Plumstead as the duplicate Regiment to 65th ( 8th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) with two batteries from that Regiment
WW2

1939-40 UK
1941 Malaya

1941
Regiment considered to be in suspended animation following its capture by the Japanese at the fall of Singapore
1947
Disbanded

London Heavy Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery (TF)

1908
Formed with two batteries from the 1st London RE (V) with headquarters at Offord Road, N1
1914
Became 1st / 1st London Heavy Brigade RGA (TF) upon formation of a second line unit
The Great War

1914-16 UK
1916-18 France

1919
Placed in suspended animation
1920
Reconstituted initially as 14th (London) Medium Brigade RGA (TF) with two batteries from

the London Heavy Brigade and two batteries from the former 3rd London Brigade

1921
Re-designated as 53rd (London) Medium Brigade RFA (TA )
1924
Re-designated as 53rd (London) Medium Brigade RA (TA)
1938
Re-designated as 53rd (London) Medium Regiment RA (TA)
WW2
1939-40 UK
1940 France with BEF
1940-44 UK
1944-45 North West Europe
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Reconstituted as 353rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment RA (London) (TA) with headquarters

remaining at Offord Road, Barnsbury, N1

1951
Regiment adopted by the Borough of Islington
1954
Reorganised and re-designated as 353rd (London) Medium Regiment RA (TA)
1956
Amalgamated with the Essex batteries from 415th Coast Regiment RA (Thames & Medway)

(TA) with no change of title

196 1 Amalgamated with: 264th ( 7th London) Field Regiment RA (TA) 290th (City of London) Field Regiment RA (TA) 452nd (Lloyd) HAA Regiment RA (TA) To form:

254th (City of London) Field Regiment RA (TA)

1967
Disbanded

2nd / 1st London Heavy Brigade, Royal Garrison Artillery (TF)

1914
Formed with two batteries as a second line unit to 1st / 1st London Heavy Brigade RGA (TF)
The Great War

1914-18 UK

1919
Disbanded

64th Medium Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA)

1939
Formed as the duplicate Regiment to 53rd (London) Medium Regiment RA (TA) with two
batteries from that Regiment. Headquarters were at Offord Road, Islington
WW2
1939-40 UK
1941-43 Middle East
1943 Italy
1944-45 North West Europe
1942
Re-designated as 64th Medium Regiment RA (London) (TA)
1946
Placed in suspended animation
1947
Disbanded
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