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26th Regiment Royal Artillery

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26 Regiment Royal Artillery was formed as a distinct unit in only relatively modern times. It was not until 1947 that 26 Regiment was formed from 4th Field Artillery Brigade, re-uniting batteries which had served together in various forms and under various titles for many years. 26 Regiment RA is in fact unique in the Gunners for being the only Regiment to have kept its 3 original gun batteries (17, 16 and 159). The histories of each of the individual batteries are therefore worth covering in a little more detail, but the modern story of the Regiment is no less exciting. Since 1947 either all or large elements of 26 Regiment RA have served in Egypt, Cyprus, Hong Kong, UK, Northern Ireland, Belize, Germany, The Gulf, Bosnia and Kosovo and Iraq.

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