|206 (Ulster) Battery Royal Artillery|
|Active||1 April 1967-Present|
|Part of||105th Regiment Royal Artillery|
|Nickname(s)||The Ulster Gunners|
|Equipment||L118 Light Gun.|
History[edit | edit source]
Formed on 1 April 1967 as 206 (Coleraine) Light Air Defence Battery Royal Artillery (Volunteers) from 245th (Ulster) Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (TA), the battery was originally part of 102 (Ulster and Scottish) Light Air Defence Regiment Royal Artillery (Volunteers). On 1 April 1993 the battery transferred to 105 (Scottish) Air Defence Regiment Royal Artillery (Volunteers) after the disbandment of 102 Regiment. 206 (Ulster) Battery formed HQ and A Troop at Newtownards with B Troop at Coleraine.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Royal Regiment of Artillery, Volunteer Regiments". Archived from the original on March 15, 2004. https://web.archive.org/web/20040315024235/http://www.win.tue.nl/~drenth/BritArmy/Lineage/RA/. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
- Wienand Drenth. "Royal Regiment of Artillery Volunteer Regiments". Web.archive.org. https://web.archive.org/web/20040315024235/http://www.win.tue.nl/~drenth/BritArmy/Lineage/RA/#105rra. Retrieved 2019-12-07.
- "The Scottish and Ulster Gunners". Ministry of Defence. http://www.army.mod.uk/artillery/regiments/24685.aspx. Retrieved 17 June 2017.
- "206 Battery honoured with Freedom parade in Coleraine". Reserve Forces and Cadets Association. 20 May 2017. http://reservesandcadetsni.org.uk/10413/206-battery-honoured-with-freedom-parade-in-coleraine/. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
Bibliography[edit | edit source]
- Litchfield, Norman E H, 1992. The Territorial Artillery 1908-1988, The Sherwood Press, Nottingham. ISBN 0-9508205-2-0
[edit | edit source]
|This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).|