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Either:

A sub unit of a Regiment of The Royal Artillery, often abbreviated to Bty

or

A black box or green tube full of electricty.

Or should have been full, but isn't ....


A list of Battery birth/ Foundation/ Formation/ Special days. Please edit if there are anymore out there (or PM goatbagthedruid and he will do it).

The Royal Horse Artillery

A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) Formation Day (1793) 1st February

B Battery Sahagun Day 21st December

C Battery Balaclava Day 25th October

D Battery Waterloo Day 18th June

E Battery Salamanca Day 22nd July

Foundation Day (1794) 1st November

F (Sphinx) Battery Ahmed Khel Day 19th April

G Battery (Mercer's Troop) Waterloo Day 18th June

I Battery (Bull's Troop) Drivers Day 5th May

J (Sidi Rezegh) Battery Sidi Rezegh Day 21st November

The King's Troop Troop Day 24th October


The Royal Regiment of Artillery (less the Royal Horse Artillery)

St Barbara's Day 4th December

                               Royal Artillery Day     26th May

H Battery (Ramsay's Troop) Waterloo Day 18th June

K (Hondeghem) Battery Hondeghem Day 27th May

L (Néry) Battery Néry Day 1st September

N Battery (The Eagle Troop) Hyderabad Day 24th March

O Battery (The Rocket Troop) Leipzig Day 16th October

P Battery (The Dragon Troop) Chin-Kiang Day 21st July

Q (Sanna's Post) Battery Sanna's Post Day 31st March

T Battery (Shah Shuja's Troop) Battery Day 8th May

1 Battery Keren Day 27th March

2 Battery Formation Day (1759) 1st November

3 Battery Myogee Day 22nd March

4 (Sphinx) Battery Alexandria Day 1st July

5 (Gibraltar) Battery Pontavert Day 27th May

6 Battery Formation Day (1743) 15th September

7 (Sphinx) Battery Formation Day (1748) 17th June

8 (Alma) Battery Alma Day 20th September

9 (Plassey) Battery Plassey Day 23rd June

10 (Assaye) BUtery Assaye Day 23rd September

11 (Sphinx) Battery Alexandria Day 10th June

12 (Minden) Battery Minden Day 1st August

13 (Martinique) Battery Martinique Day 24th February

14 (Cole's Kop) Battery Cole's Kop Day 12th January

15 Battery Formation Day (1757) 1st April

16 Battery (Sandham's Company) Waterloo Day 18th June

17(Corunna) Battery Corruna Day 16th January

18 (Quebec) Battery Quebec Day 13th September

19 (Gibraltar) Battery Gibraltar Day 13th September

21 (Gibraltar) Battery Gibraltar Day 27th November

22 (Gibraltar) Battery Gibraltar Day 27th November

23 (Gibraltar) Battery Gibraltar Day 27th November

24 (Irish) Battery St. Patrick's Day 17th March

25 Battery Formation Day (1758) 19th September

27 (Strange's) Battery Doadpore Day 20th October

28 Battery Formation Day (1755) 1st March

29 (Corunna) Battery Corunna Day 16th January

30 Battery (Rogers's Company) Waterloo Day 18th June

31 Battery Manila Day 6th October

32 (Minden) Battery Minden Day 1st August

33 Battery Formation Day (1759) 10th September

34 (Seringapatam) Battery Seringapatam Day 4th May

35 Battery Ulu Tiram Day 10th December

36 (Arcot) Battery Arcot Day 14th November

38 (Seringapatam) Battery Seringapatam Day 4th May

43 Battery(Lloyd's Company) Waterloo Day 18th June

46 (Talavera) Battery Talavera Day 28th July

49 (Inkerman) Battery Inkerman Day 5th November

51 (Kabul) Battery Kabul Day 27th November

52 (Niagara) Battery Niagara Day 19th December

53 (Louisberg) Battery Louisberg Day 27th July

54 (Maharajpore) Battery Maharajpore Day 29th December

55 (The Residency) Battery Lucknow Day 30th June

56 (Olpherts) Battery Lucknow Day 25th September

57 (Bhurtpore) Battery Bhurtpore Day 18th January

58 (Eyre's) Battery Arrah Day 2nd August

59 (Asten) Battery Asten Day 29th October

73 (Sphinx) Battery Alexandria Day 10th June

74 Bty (The Battle Axe Company) Battle Axe Day 24th February

76 (Maude's) Battery Lucknow Day 25th September

79 (Kirkee) Battery Kirkee Day 5th November

88 (Arracan) Battery Arracan Day 27th March

93 (Le Cateau) Battery Le Cateau Day 26th August

94 (New Zealand) Battery Rangiriri Day 20th November

97 Battery (Lawson's Company) Formation Day (1803) 13th September

111 (Dragon) Battery China Day 15th September

127 (Dragon) Battery Chin-Kiang Day 21st July

129 (Dragon) Battery Sidi Rezegh Day 21st November

132 Bty(The Bengal Rocket Troop)Le Cateau Day 26th August

137 (Java) Battery Java Day 26th August

143 (Tombs's Troop) Battery Tombs's Day 9th July

145 (Maiwand) Battery Maiwand Day 27th July

148 (Meiktila) Battery Meiktila Day 3rd March

156 (Inkerman) Battery Inkerman Day 5th November

159 (Colenso) Battery Colenso Day 15th December

170 (Imjin) Battery Imjin Day 23rd April

171 (The Broken Wheel) Battery Broken Wheel Day 13th September

176 (Abu Klea) Battery Abu Klea Day 17th January