|27th Regiment Royal Logistic Corps|
Badge of the Regiment
|Part of||2nd Strike Brigade|
|Nickname||27 Regiment RLC|
|Battles|| Operation Grapple|
|Website||27 Regiment RLC|
In 1993, the 27th Transport Regiment was formed and based at Buller and Travers Barracks with the following structure:
- 77 Headquarters Squadron
- 7 Transport Squadron
- 8 Transport Squadron
Upon formation, the regiment was assigned to 145th (South) Brigade and in 1993, the regiment with an additional squadron attached was deployed on Operation Grapple 2. From Mar-Sep 97, 8 Transport squadron deployed to Northern Ireland. In 2003, two squadrons joined the regiment:
- 19 Transport Squadron
- 88 Transport Squadron
Upon formation of the 101st Logistic Brigade, the regiment joined the brigade and From Jun 03 - Oct 03 the regiment deployed to Operation Telic 2. The regiment saw two more deployments, Sep 03 - Mar 04 (7 Squadron to Northern Ireland) and Oct 06 - Apr 07 (Op Herrick 5). In 2007, the regiment moved to Travers Barracks and from Oct 07 - Apr 08 Operation Herrick 7. In 2008, the regiment was renamed as 27th Regiment and moved to Gale Barracks. Finally, following the Army 2020 Refines, the regiment moved to Travers Barracks and assigned to the 2nd Strike Brigade where it will merged with the 2nd Close Support Battalion Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. After the Army 2020 Refines, the regiment now has the following structure:
- Regimental Headquarters at Travers Barracks
- 77 Headquarters Squadron at Travers Barracks
- 8 Fuel at Travers Barracks
- 91 Supply at Buckley Barracks
- 19 Tank Transporter Squadron at Ward Barracks
- "British Army Army 2020 Refine Orbat." The Future of the British Armed Forces, 4 July 2019, britisharmedforcesreview.wordpress.com/army-2020-orbat/.
- "Regiments 21 on." British Army Units from 1945 on - Welcome, british-army-units1945on.co.uk/royal-logistics-corps/regiments-21-on.html.
- "27 Regiment RLC." The British Army Homepage | The British Army, www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/corps-regiments-and-units/royal-logistic-corps/27-regiment-rlc/.