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2007 British Army order of battle

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British Army
Founded1660[1][2] [3] [nb 1]
Country United Kingdom
TypeArmy
RoleLand warfare
Size102,500 Total
Part ofBritish Armed Forces
Garrison/HQArmy Headquarters
PatronElizabeth II
MarchBritish Army Marches
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Websitehttps://www.army.mod.uk
Commanders
Chief of the General StaffGeneral Francis Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt, GCB, CBE, MC, DL
Insignia
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This article describes the structure of the British Army around 2007.

Contents

Overall structure[edit]

The Army was divided into 5 Divisions:[4]

  • 1 (UK) Division - Deployable Division
  • 2 Division - Regional Division
  • 3 (UK) Division - Deployable Division
  • 4 Division - Regional Division
  • 5 Division - Regional Division

The Army also had a number of separate commands:

  • HQ Northern Ireland
  • HQ Theatre Troops
  • 1 Military Intelligence Brigade
  • HQ British Forces Cyprus
  • HQ London District
  • British Forces Gibraltar
  • British Forces Brunei
  • British Forces South Atlantic

1st Division (1 (UK) Armoured Division)[edit]

4th Armoured Brigade (4 Mechanized Brigade)[edit]

  • 4th Mechanized Brigade
    • 204 Signal Squadron (Signals and Brigade HQ)
    • The Queen's Royal Lancers (Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
    • The Royal Dragoon Guards (Armoured)
    • 1st Battalion, Scots Guards (Armoured Infantry)
    • 1st Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire) (Armoured Infantry)
    • 1st Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's Lancashire and Border) (Mechanized Infantry)
    • 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, Royal Scots Borderers (Light Role Infantry)
    • 4th Regiment, Royal Artillery (Self Propelled Artillery)
    • 21 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • 1 Close Support Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    • 12 Logistic Support Regiment Royal Logistic Corps
    • 3 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps

7th Armoured Brigade (7 Armoured Brigade)[edit]

  • 7th Armoured Brigade
    • 207 Signals Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals
    • 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
    • 2nd Royal Tank Regiment
    • Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
    • 1st Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers
    • 4th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland
    • 3rd (Liverpool and Manchester) Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery
    • 32 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • 29 (Armored) Combat Support Medical Squadron, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • 2 Combat Support Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    • 111 Provost Company, Royal Military Police

20th Armoured Brigade (20 Armoured Brigade)[edit]

  • 20th Armoured Brigade
    • 200 Signals Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals
    • Queen's Dragoon Guards - (Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
    • Queen's Royal Hussars - Armoured Regiment
    • 1st Battalion, Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment - Armoured Infantry
    • 1st Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment - Armoured Infantry
    • 5th Battalion, The Rifles - Armoured Infantry

Paderborn Garrison[edit]

  • Paderborn Garrison
    • 26th (West Midland) Regiment, Royal Artillery
    • 28th Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • 35th Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • 141st Military Intelligence Unit, Intelligence Corps
    • 1st Logistic Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
    • 3rd Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    • 110th Provost Company, Royal Military Police

102nd Logistics Brigade (102 Logistic Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ and 262 Signals Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals
  • 6 Supply Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
  • 7 Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
  • 8 Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
  • 5 General Support Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 5 Regiment, Royal Military Police
  • 102 Military Working Dog Support Unit, Royal Army Veterinary Corps

2nd Division[edit]

15th Infantry Brigade (15 (North East) Infantry Brigade) -[edit]

  • HQ York Garrison
  • Queen's Own Yeomanry (V)
    • Headquarters - Newcastle upon Tyne
    • A Squadron - Motherwell
    • C Squadron - Forfar
    • D Squadron - Sunderland
    • Y Squadron - Kingston upon Hull
  • The East and West Riding Regiment
    • Headquarters Company - York
    • A (Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire) Company - Kingston upon Hull
    • B (Green Howards) Company - Middlesbrough
    • C (Duke of Wellington's Regiment) Company - Huddersfield
    • D (Duke of Wellington's Regiment) Company - Barnsley
  • 5th Battalion, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 4th Battalion, Parachute Regiment (V)
    • 10th (London) Company - White City, London
    • 12th (Yorkshire) Company - Pudsey
    • 13th (Lancashire) Company - Manchester
    • 15th (Scottish) Company - Glasgow
    • 17th (Durham) Company - Hebburn
  • 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment, Royal Artillery (V)
    • 203 (Elswick) Battery - MLRS Battery
    • 204 (Tyneside Scottish) Battery - Surveillance and Target Acquisition
    • 205 (3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery) Battery - MLRS Battery
    • 269 (West Riding) Battery - Surveillance and Target Acquisition
    • 101 Workshop, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • 72nd Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • 103 Field Squadron
    • 106 Field Squadron
    • 299 Parachute Squadron
  • 34th (Northern) Signal Regiment, Royal Corps of Signals
    • HQ Squadron - Middlesbrough
    • 49 (West Riding) Signal Squadron - Leeds
    • 50 (Northumbrian) Signal Squadron - Darlington
    • 90 (North Riding) Signal Squadron - Hartlepool
  • 251st Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 150th (Northumbrian) Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
    • 523 (HQ) Squadron - Hull
    • 217 Squadron - Leeds
    • 218 Squadron - Hull
    • 219 Squadron - Doncaster
  • 102nd Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    • Regimental Headquarters - Newton Aycliffe
    • 124 Recovery Company - Newton Aycliffe
    • 146 Workshop Company
    • 147 Port and Workshop Company
    • 186 (Tyne Electrical Engineers) Workshop Company and Pipe Band

42nd Infantry Brigade (42 (North West) Infantry Brigade) -[edit]

  • Regular Army Units:[5]
    • Cheshire Regiment
    • 3rd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
    • Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment[6]
    • Royal Green Jackets - Ballykinler
    • 12th (The Lancashire and Cumbrian Gunners) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Air Defense Artillery Regiment
    • 5th (General Support) Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • Territorial Army Units:
    • Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry - Light Armored Reconnaissance Cavalry Regiment
      • A (The Staffordshire Yeomanry (The Queen's Own Royal Regiment)) Squadron
      • B (Shropshire Yeomanry) Squadron
      • C ((Earl of Chester's) Yeomanry) Squadron
      • D (Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry) Squadron
      • H (The Herefordshire Light Infantry) Detachment
    • 4th Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment
      • Headquarters Company - Preston
      • A (King's Regiment) Company - Liverpool
      • B (Queen's Lancashire Regiment) Company - Blackburn
      • C (King's Own Royal Border Regiment) Company - Workington
      • D (King's Regiment) Company - Manchester
    • King's and Cheshire Regiment
      • Headquarters Company
      • A (King's) Company
      • B (Cheshire) Company
      • C (King's) Company
      • D (Cheshire) Company
    • 103rd (Lancashire Artillery Volunteers) Regiment Royal Artillery, Royal Artillery - Air Defense Artillery Regiment
      • HQ Battery
      • 208 (3rd West Lancashire) Light Air Defence Battery
      • 209 (The Manchester Artillery) Light Air Defence Battery
      • 216 (The Bolton Artillery) Battery
    • 93rd Signal Squadron, Royal Signals
    • 33rd (Lancashire and Cheshire) Signal Regiment, Royal Signals
      • 55 (Merseyside) HQ Squadron
      • 42 (City of Manchester) Signal Squadron
      • 59 (West Lancashire) Signal Squadron
      • 80 (Cheshire) Signal Squadron
    • 75th Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
      • HQ Squadron
      • 107 Field Squadron
      • 125 Field Squadron
      • 202 Field Squadron
      • Light Aid Detachment (REME)
    • 207th (Manchester) Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps
      • A Squadron - Stockport
      • B Squadron - Blackburn
      • C Squadron - Stretford
      • G Squadron - Bury
    • 208th (Liverpool) Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • 156 (North West) Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
    • 101 Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
      • HQ Company - Wrexham
      • 119 Recovery Company - Prestatyn
      • 126 Workshop Company - Coventry
      • 127 Workshop Company - Manchester
      • 153 Workshop Company - Grangemouth

51st Infantry Brigade (51 (Scottish) Infantry Brigade) -[edit]

[7]

  • Queen's Own Yeomanry
    • A (Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry) Squadron
    • B (North Irish Horse) Squadron
    • C (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse) Squadron
    • D (Northumberland Hussars) Squadron
    • Y (Queen's Own Yorkshire Yeomanry) Squadron
  • 6th (52nd Lowland) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland
    • HQ Company - Glasgow
    • A Company - Edinburgh
    • B Company - Ayr
    • C Company - Greater Glasgow
    • Lowland Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland
  • 7th (51st Highland) Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland
    • HQ Company - Perth
    • A Company
    • B Company - Peterhead
    • C Company - Inverness
    • D 'Delta' Company
    • Highland Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland
    • Pipes and Drums of the 51st Highland Volunteers
  • 105th Regiment Royal Artillery 'The Scottish & Ulster Gunners Royal Artillery - Light Role Field Artillery Regiment
    • HQ Battery - Edinburgh
    • 206 (Ulster) Battery
    • 207 (City of Glasgow) Air Defense Battery - Glasgow
    • 212 (Highland) Air Defense Battery - Arbroath
  • 2nd (City of Dundee) Signal Squadron, Royal Signals
  • 32nd (Scottish) Signal Regiment, Royal Signals
    • HQ Squadron
    • 51 (Highland) Signal Squadron
    • 52 (Lowland) Signal Squadron
    • 61 (City of Edinburgh) Signal Squadron
  • 71st Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • HQ Squadron - Fife
    • Support Squadron - Fife
    • REME Light Aid Workshop
  • 154th (Scottish) Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
    • 221 (Glasgow) Transport Squadron
    • 222 Transport Squadron
    • 225 Transport Squadron
    • 230 (Edinburgh) Transport Squadron
    • 251 (Ayrshire) Transport Squadron
  • 205th (Scottish) Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • A (Aberdeen) Squadron
    • D (Dundee) Squadron
    • E (Edinburgh) Squadron
    • G (Glasgow) Squadron
  • 225th (Scottish) General Support Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • HQ Squadron - Dundee
    • 153 Medical Squadron - Dundee
    • 231 Evacution Squadron - Glenrothes
    • 251 Medical Squadron - Sunderland
  • 153rd Workshop Company, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • 243rd Provost Company, Royal Military Police
  • 23rd Military Intelligence Company, Intelligence Corps

Catterick Garrison -[edit]

3rd Division[edit]

1st Armoured Brigade (1 Mechanized Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ and 215 Signal Squadron, Royal Signals
  • Household Cavalry Regiment - (Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
  • 2nd Royal Tank Regiment - Armoured Regiment
  • 1st (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Battalion, Royal Welsh [Armored Infantry]
  • 4th Battalion, The Rifles [Mechanized Infantry]
  • 2nd Battalion, (The Royal Highland Fusiliers), Royal Regiment of Scotland [Light Role Infantry]
  • 1st Battalion, Irish Guards [Light Role Infantry]
  • 2nd (Lancashire) Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (King's, Lancashire and Border) [Armoured Infantry]
  • 1 Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery [SPG Artillery]
  • 22 Engineer Regiment. Royal Engineers - Perham Down
  • 3 (Close Support) Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps
  • 6 (Close Support) Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • 5 Armoured Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps

12th Armoured Brigade (12 Mechanized Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ and 228 Signals Squadron, Royal Signals
  • King's Royal Hussars - Armoured Regiment
  • Light Dragoons - (Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
  • 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards
  • 1st (Vikings) Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment
  • 1st Battalion, Staffordshire Regiment - Armoured Infantry
  • 19 (Highland) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Light Role Artillery
  • 25/170 Battery, 47 Regiment, Royal Artillery - Air Defense Battery
  • 26 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
  • 3 (Close Support) Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 4 Logistic Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
  • 4 Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • 174 Provost Company, Royal Military Police

19th Infantry Brigade (19 Light Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ and 209 Signal Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals
  • Queen's Royal Lancers (Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment)
  • 1st Battalion, King's Regiment
  • 1st Battalion, Devonshire and Dorset Regiment
  • 1st Battalion, Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire
  • 1st Battalion, Royal Green Jackets
  • 40 (Lowland) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Light Role Artillery Regiment
  • 43 Battery, Royal Artillery - Air Defense Artillery Battery
  • 38 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers - Ripon
  • 4 Logistic Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
  • 24 Medical Squadron, 19 Close Combat Support Battalion, 3 Close Support Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 150 Provost Company, Royal Military Police

52nd Infantry Brigade (52 Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • 2nd (Green Howards) Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment - Light Role Infantry
  • 2nd Battalion, Royal Gurkha Rifles - Light Role Infantry
  • 2nd (Royal Scots Borderers) Battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland - Light Role Infantry

101st Logistics Brigade (101 Logistic Brigade)[edit]

4th Division[edit]

2nd Infantry Brigade (2 (South-East) Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • 3rd Battalion, Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment
    • Headquarters Company - Canterbury
    • A (Queen's Royal Surrey) Company - Farnham and Camberley
    • B (Royal Sussex) Company - Brighton and Worthing
    • C (Buffs) Company - Rochester and Dover
    • D (Duke of Connaught) Company - Portsmouth

145th Infantry Brigade (145 (Home Counties) Infantry Brigade) -[edit]

  • Reserves
    • 7th Battalion, The Rifles[8]
      • HQ Company - Reading
      • A Company - Oxford
      • E Company - Milton Keynes
      • F Company - Mayfair
      • G Company
      • Waterloo Band and Bugles of The Rifles - Oxford

Aldershot Garrison[edit]

43rd Infantry Brigade (43 (Wessex) Infantry Brigade) -[edit]

  • Reserves
    • Royal Wessex Yeomanry
      • A (Dorset Yeomanry) Squadron
      • B (Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry) Squadron
      • C (Royal Gloucestershire Hussars) Squadron
      • D (Royal Devon Yeomanry) Squadron
      • Y (Royal Wiltshire Yeomanry) Squadron
    • The Rifle Volunteers
      • Command Company - Exeter
      • A Company - Gloucester
      • B Company - Taunton
      • C Company - Dorchester
      • D Company - Truro

5th Division[edit]

16th Infantry Brigade (16 (Air Assault) Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ and 216 Parachute Signal Squadron, Royal Corps of Signals
  • 1st Battalion, Royal Irish Regiment - Air Assault Infantry
  • Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders - Air Assault Infantry
  • 1st Battalion, Parachute Regiment
  • 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
  • 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment
  • 7 (Parachute) Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery
  • 23 (Air Assault) Engineer Regiment
  • 7 (Air Assault) Regiment, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
  • 13 (Air Assault) Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
  • 16 Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
  • 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police
  • Pathfinder Platoon
  • 3 Regiment Army Air Corps
  • 4 Regiment Army Air Corps
  • 9 Regiment Army Air Corps

49th Infantry Brigade (49 (East) Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • Regular Army Units:
    • 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Border Regiment - Rutland
    • 16th (The London and Kent Gunners) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Air Defense Artillery Regiment - Rutland
    • 23 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers - Air Assault Engineer Regiment
    • 39 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers - Air Support Engineer Regiment
    • 33 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers - Explosive Ordnance Disposal Engineer Regiment
    • 5 (Training) Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps
    • 4 General Support Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • 15th Psychological Information Support Group

* Reserve Units:

  • 3rd Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment
    • HQ (Suffolk & Cambridgeshire) Company - Bury St Edmunds
    • A (Norfolk and Suffolk) Company - Norwich
    • B (Lincolnshire) Company
    • C (Leicestershire and Northamptonshire) Company - Leicester
    • E (Essex and Hertfordshire) Company - Chelmsford
  • 100 (Yeomanry) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Light Role Artillery Regiment
    • 201 (Herfordshire and Bedfordshire Yeomanry) Battery
    • 266 (Gloucestershire Volunteer Artillery) Battery
    • 307 (South Nottinghamshire Hussars) Battery
    • REME Workshop
  • 6 Regiment, Army Air Corps
    • 677 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Squadron
    • ? Squadron
  • 73 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers
    • Regimental Headquarters Troop
    • 350 (Robin Hood) Field Squadron - Air Support
    • 575 (Sherwood Foresters) Field Squadron - Air Support
    • 73 Engineer Regiment Light Aid Detachment - REME
  • 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group, Royal Engineers
  • 26 Signals Regiment, Royal Signals
  • 71 (City of London) Yeomanry Signal Regiment, Royal Signals
    • 47 (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
    • 68 (Inns of Court & City Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
    • 265 (Kent and County of London Yeomanry) Squadron
  • 254th (City of Cambridge) Divisional General Support Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • Regimental Headquarters - Cambridge
    • 160 Squadron - Norwich
    • 161 Squadron - Colchester
    • 162 Squadron - Hitchin
    • 163 Support Squadron - Cambridge
    • 220 Squadron - Maidstone
  • 158 (Royal Anglian) Transport Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps
    • 200 (Peterborough) HQ Squadron
    • 201 (Bedford) Transport Squadron
    • 202 (Ipswich) Transport Squadron
    • 203 (Loughborough) Transport Squadron
  • Catering Support Regiment, Royal Logistics Corps
    • 111 Catering Squadron
    • 112 Catering Squadron
    • 113 Catering Squadron
  • 124 Petroleum Squadron, Royal Logistics Corps
  • 103 Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
    • HQ Company - Crawley
    • 118 Recovery Company - Northampton
    • 128 Workshop Company - Hilsea
    • 133 Workshop Company - Ashford
    • 150 Recovery Company - Batts Hall

143rd Infantry Brigade (143 (West Midlands) Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • 2nd Battalion, The Mercian Regiment
  • West Midlands Regiment
    • Headquarters (Staffords) Company - Wolverhampton
    • A (Fusiliers) Company Birmingham and Coventry
    • B (Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters) Company Kidderminster and Worcester
    • C (Staffords) Company Burton upon Trent and Tamworth
    • D (Staffords) Company Stoke on Trent
    • E (Light Infantry) Company Shrewsbury and Hereford
  • 35th (South Midlands) Signal Regiment
    •  ? Squadron - Shrewsbury
    •  ? Squadron - Birmingham
    •  ? Squadron - Newcastle-under-Lyme
    •  ? Squadron - Coventry and Rugby

160th Infantry Brigade (160 (Wales) Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • 2nd Battalion, Royal Welsh
  • Royal Welsh Regiment - Cardiff
    • A (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Company - Wrexham
    • B (Royal Regiment of Wales) Company - Swansea
    • C (Royal Regiment of Wales) Company - Pontypridd
    • D (Royal Welsh Fusiliers) Company - Colwyn Bay
    • Band of the Royal Welsh Regiment - Newport
    • (South) Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh Regiment - Newport
    • (North) Corps of Drums of the Royal Welsh Regiment - Wrexham
  • 104 Regiment, Royal Artillery - Air Defense Artillery Regiment
    • 217 (County of Gwent) HQ Battery
    • 211 (South Wales) Battery
    • 214 (Worcestershire) Battery
  • Royal Monmouthshire Engineers, Royal Engineers
    • 100 Field Squadron - Cwmbran
    • 108 Field Squadron - Swansea
    • 225 Field Squadron - Oldbury
    • Jersey Field Squadron
    • REME Light Aid Detachment - Cwmbran
  • 203 (Wales) Field Hospital, Royal Army Medical Corps - Llandaff
    • Headquarters Squadron - Llandaff
    • A Squadron - Swansea
    • B Squadron - Cwrt y Gollen
    • C Squadron - Llandudno
  • 101 Battalion, REME - Wrexham
    • HQ Company - Wrexham
    • 119 Recovery Company - Prestatyn
    • 126 Workshop Company - Coventry
    • 127 Workshop Company - Manchester
    • 153 Workshop Company - Grangemouth

Colchester Garrison[edit]

Headquarters - Northern Ireland[edit]

38th Infantry Brigade (38 (Irish) Infantry Brigade)[edit]

  • Regulars
    • 2nd Battalion, Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment
    • Duke of Connaught's Unit, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • Northern Ireland Support Battalion
  • Reserves
    • 2nd Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment
      • Headquarters Company - Portadown
      • A Company - Newtownards
      • B Company - Abbotscroft and Newtownards
      • C Company - Armagh and Enniskillen
    • 591 (Independent) Field Squadron, Royal Engineers
    • 253 (North Irish) General Support Medical Regiment, Royal Army Medical Corps
    • 152 (Ulster) Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
    • Band of the Royal Irish Regiment

HQ Theatre Troops[edit]

  • 5th (The Yorkshire) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Surveillance and Target Acquisition Regiment
  • 32nd (Wessex) Regiment, Royal Artillery - UAV Control Regiment, Royal Artillery
  • 39th (Welsh) Regiment, Royal Artillery - MLRS Control Regiment, Royal Artillery
  • Honourable Artillery Company - Reserve Surveillance and Target Acquisition Regiment
  • 101st (Northumbrian) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Reserve MLRS Artillery Regiment
    • Headquarters (Tynemouth Volunteer Artillery) Battery - Gateshead
    • 203 (Elswick) Battery - Blyth
    • 204 (Tyneside Scottish) Battery - Newcastle upon Tyne
    • 205 (3rd Durham Volunteer Artillery) Battery - South Shields
    • 269 (West Riding) Battery - Leeds


  • HQ 1 MI Brigade - Chicksands
    • 15 (UK) Psychological Group - Chicksands
    • 1 MI Battalion - Rheindahlen
    • 2 MI Battalion - Netheravon
    • 3 (V) MI Battalion - London
      • 20 Company - London
      • 21 Company - London
      • 22 Company - London
      • 23 Company - Edinburgh
      • 24 Company - Hampstead
      • 25 Company - York
      • 26 Company - Keynsham
      • 29 Company
    • 4 MI Battalion - Bulford

1st Signal Brigade (1 Signal Brigade)[edit]

2nd (National Communications) Signal Brigade (2 (NC) Signal Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ 2 Signal Brigade
    • 1 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron (Special Communications) (V)
    • 2 (City of Dundee) Signal Squadron (V)
    • 10 Signal Regiment - Corsham
    • 31 (City of London) Signal Regiment (V)
      • 5 Signal Squadron
      • 41 Signal Squadron
      • 56 Signal Squadron
      • 83 Support Squadron
    • 32 (Scotland) Signal Regiment (V)
      • 51 Signal Squadron
      • 52 Signal Squadron
      • 61 Signal Squadron
    • 36 (East) Signal Regiment (V) - Ilford
      • 45 (Close Support) Signal Squadron
      • 54 Support Squadron
      • 60 Signal Squadron
    • 37 Signal Regiment (V) - Redditch
      • HQ Squadron - Redditch
      • 53 Signal Squadron - Cardiff
      • 67 (Queen's Own Warwickshire and Worcestershire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron - Stratford-upon-Avon
      • 93 Signal Squadron - Blackburn
      • 96 Signal Squadron - Coventry
    • 38 (City of Sheffield) Signal Regiment (V) - Manor Top
      • HQ Squadron
      • 46 Signal Squadron
      • 64 Signal Squadron
      • 93 Signal Squadron
    • 39 (Skinners) Signal Regiment (V) - Bristol
      • HQ (North Somerset Yeomanry) Squadron
      • 57 Signal Squadron
      • 94 (Berkshire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
    • 40 (Ulster) Signal Regiment (V) - Belfast
      • 66 (City of Belfast) Support Squadron
      • 69 (North Irish Horse) Signal Squadron
      • 85 (Ulster and Antrim Artillery) Signal Squadron
    • 43 Signal Squadron
    • 60 Signal Squadron (V)
    • 71 (Yeomanry) Signal Regiment (V)
      • 47 (Middlesex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
      • 68 (Inns of Court and City of London Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
      • 70 (Essex Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
      • 265 (3rd County of London) Signal Squadron
    • 81 Signal Squadron (V)
    • 94 (Berkshire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron
    • 97 (BRITFOR) Signal Squadron (V)
    • First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (V)
    • Central Volunteer Headquarters Royal Signals
    • Land Information Assurance Group (Volunteers)
    • Land Information And Communications Specialist Group (V)

2nd Medical Brigade (2 Medical Brigade)[edit]

  • HQ 2 Medical Brigade
    • 22 Field Hospital - Aldershot
    • 34 Field Hospital - Strensall
    • 201 (Northern) Field Hospital (V)
      • A Detachment
      • B Detachment
      • C Detachment
    • 202 (Midlands) Field Hospital (V)
    • 203 (Wales) Field Hospital (V)
      • A Squadron
      • B Squadron
      • C Squadron
    • 204 (North Irish) Field Hospital (V) - Belfast
      • B Squadron - Ballymena
      • C Squadron - Newtownards
      • D Squadron - Armagh
    • 205 (Scottish) Field Hospital (V)
      • A (Aberdeen) Squadron
      • D (Dundee) Squadron
      • E (Edinburgh) Squadron
      • G (Glasgow) Squadron
    • 207 (Manchester) Field Hospital (V) - Manchester
      • A (I) Squadron - Ashton-under-Lyne
      • A (II) Squadron - Stockport
      • B Squadron - Blackburn
      • C Squadron - Stretford
      • G Squadron - Bury
    • 208 (Liverpool) Field Hospital (V)
    • 212 (Yorkshire) Field Hospital (V) - Sheffield
      • A Squadron - Leeds
      • B Squadron - Nottingham
      • C Squadron - Bradford
    • 243 (Wessex) Field Hospital (V) - Bristol
      • A Squadron - Bristol
      • B Squadron - Exeter
      • C Squadron - Plymouth
      • D Squadron - Poole
    • 256 (City of London) Field Hospital (V) - London
      • A Squadron - Walworth
      • B Squadron - Kensington
      • C Squadron - Kingston upon Thames
      • D Squadron - Mile End
    • 306 Field Hospital (V)
    • 335 Medical Evacuation Regiment (V)
    • Central Volunteer Headquarters - Army Medical Services (V)

8th Force Engineer Brigade (8 Force Engr Brigade)[edit]

11th Signal Brigade (11 Signal Brigade)[edit]

  • 2 Signal Regiment - York
  • 14 Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare)
  • 30 Signal Squadron
  • 33 (Lancashire and Cheshire) Signal Regiment (V)
    • 42 Signal Squadron - Manchester
    • 59 (City of Liverpool) Signal Squadron - Liverpool
    • 80 (Cheshire Yeomanry) Signal Squadron - Runcorn
  • 34 (Northern) Signal Regiment (V) - Middlesbrough
    • 49 (West Riding) Signal Squadron - Leeds
    • 50 (Northumbria) Signal Squadron - Darlington
    • 90 (North Riding) Signal Squadron - Hartlepool
  • 35 (South Midland) Signal Regiment (V) - Coventry
    • 48 Signal Squadron - Birmingham
    • 58 Signal Squadron - Newcastle-under-Lyme
    • 89 Signal Squadron - Rugby, Warwickshire
    • 95 Signal Squadron - Shrewsbury

16th Regiment, Royal Artillery (16 Regiment RA)[edit]

  • 11 (Sphinx) Battery - Headquarters Battery
  • 32 (Minden) Battery - Anti-Air Battery
  • 30 (Roger's Company) Battery - Anti-Air Battery
  • 14 (Cole's Kop) Battery - Anti-Air Battery
  • 20 Battery - Anti-Air Battery

HQ London District[edit]

Regular Army Units[edit]

  • Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment - Mounted Cavalry Ceremonial Regiment
  • 1st Battalion, Welsh Guards - Light Role Infantry
  • 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards - Light Role Infantry
  • No.2 (Nijmegan) Company, Grenadier Guards - Incremental Ceremonial Infantry Company
  • No.7 Company, Coldstream Guards - Incremental Ceremonial Infantry Company
  • VII (F) Company, Scots Guards - Incremental Ceremonial Infantry Company
  • King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery - Ceremonial Artillery Firing Artillery Troop
  • 20 Transport Squadron, Royal Logistic Corps - Transport Squadron

Army Reserve[edit]

  • Royal Yeomanry - CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radioactive, and Nuclear) Defense Cavalry Regiment
    • RHQ - Fulham House
    • Command and Support Squadron - Fulham
    • A Squadron - Nottingham
    • B Squadron - Dudley
    • C Squadron - Croydon
      • C Squadron Detachment - Windsor
    • D Squadron - Telford
    • E Squadron - Leicester
    • Band - London
  • London Regiment - Light Role Reserve Regiment
    • HQ Company
    • A (London Scottish) Company
    • B (Queen's) Company
    • C (City of London Fusiliers) Company
    • D (London Irish) Company
  • 106 (Yeomanry) Regiment, Royal Artillery - Anti-Air Artillery Regiment
    • 265 (Home Counties) HQ Battery
    • 202 (Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry) Battery
    • 457 (Hampshire Yeomanry) Battery
  • Honourable Artillery Company - Light Role Artillery Regiment
    • HQ Squadron
    • Liaison Troop
    • 1 Squadron
    • 2 Squadron
    • 3 Squadron
    • Signal Squadron
  • 135 Independent Geography Squadron, Royal Engineers
  • 151 (London) Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps - Reserve Transport Regiment
    • HQ Squadron
    • Petroleum Squadron
  • Central Volunteer Headquarters, Royal Artillery
  • University of London Officers' Training Corps

Garrisons[edit]

British Forces Brunei[edit]

  • Royal Gurkha Rifles

British Forces Falklands[edit]

  • Falkland Islands Defence Force

British Forces Cyprus[edit]

British Forces Gibraltar[edit]

  • Royal Gibraltar Regiment

British Forces Bermuda[edit]

  • Royal Bermuda Regiment

Other Regiments[edit]

  • 1st Royal Tank Regiment - Part of the Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Regiment
  • Royal Montserrat Defence Force
  • 22nd Regiment, Special Air Service
  • 23rd Regiment, Special Air Service (V)
  • 21st Regiment, Special Air Service (V)

Notes[edit]

  1. English/Scottish parliamentary control 1689, British parliamentary control 1707.[3]
  2. 1707–1800

References[edit]

  1. Clifford Walton (1894). History of the British Standing Army. A.D. 1660 to 1700. pp. 1–2. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  2. Noel T. St. John Williams (1994). Redcoats and courtesans: the birth of the British Army (1660–1690). Brassey's. p. 16. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  3. 3.0 3.1 Chandler, David (2003). The Oxford history of the British Army. Oxford University Press. p. xv. ISBN 978-0-19-280311-5. It is generally accepted that the regular standing army in Britain was officially created – in the sense of being fully accommodated within parliamentary control in 1689, although it is, strictly speaking, only correct to refer to the British army from the Act of Union with Scotland in 1707. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  4. "Divisions and Brigades". 2007-10-13. Retrieved 2018-11-06.
  5. "42 (NW) Brigade". 2008-02-09. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  6. "1 RIFLES". 2007-10-05. Retrieved 2018-10-01.
  7. "51 (Scottish) Brigade". Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  8. "7 RIFLES". 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2018-10-01.

Bibliography[edit]


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