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4th Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment
PWRR Capbadge

Capbadge of The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment
Country Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
  • Flag of England.svg England
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Service history
Active 2017—Present
Role Infantry
Size Battalion
Part of 7th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters East
Nickname 4 PWRR
Commanders
Insignia

The 4th Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment or (4 PWRR) is an reserve battalion of the British Army. The battalion was formed as part of the Army 2020 refines along with another reserve battalion attached to The Rifles.

HistoryEdit

Under the Army 2020 refines the battalion was to be formed and attached to the 7th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters East with their headquarters at Crawley. The battalion was designated as a "reserve light infantry battalion".[1][2] The battalion was later paired with the 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales' Royal Regiment.[3]

The battalion saw their first deployment to Oksboel, Kingdom of Denmark along with other reserve Danish Army units on Excercise Viking Star.[4]

CompositionEdit

The battalion's structure is now as follows:[5][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Information on the Army 2020 refine exercise
  2. Regiments to change bases in major Army restructure
  3. 4 PWRR | Army Tigers
  4. First overseas exercise for 4 PWRR
  5. Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment | The British Army
  6. army-2020-refine-orbat-2.pdf
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