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The Wessex Gunners

We are one of two Regiments in the Royal Artillery who provide the British Army's 'eye in the sky' in support of Land Forces on operations.

32 Regiment RA

32 Regiment RA

Since 2003, 32 Regiment RA has continuously had some of its personnel and equipment deployed on operations in either Iraq and / or Afghanistan, flying Unmanned Air Systems (UAS). These aircraft provide Imagery Intelligence (IMINT) and live video feeds (Full Motion Video – FMV) to a host of supported organisations, including various Headquarters, Infantry Battlegroups and UK Special Forces.

32 Regiment Batteries

22 (Gibraltar 1779-83) Battery

22 Battery won it's Battle Honour during the great siege of Gibraltar 1779 to 1783.

The garrison, about 7000 men, faced the constant hazards of disease and starvation, withstood successive attacks from fire ships, heavy bombardment and battering ships, an enemy, which numbered over 40,000. The morale of the Garrison was sustained throughout by the commanders unremitting and resolute handling of the rock’s defence.

22 Battery

21 (Gibraltar 1779-83) Air Assault Battery

In 1999 21 Battery was assigned to 16 Air Assault Brigade and adopted its current title 21 (Gibraltar 1779 – 83) Air Assault Bty. 
The battery has deployed on Operational Tours in Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan outside its primary employment role of close air defence.  In 2008 the battery was re-roled to DH3 Miniature Unmanned Aerial Systems.

21 Battery Logo

18 (Quebec 1759) Battery

Formed at Woolwich on the 1st January 1759, equipped with the six pounder guns, as one of two Companies raised to capture the city of Quebec.

The force assembled at Louisburg, successfully navigating the uncharted St Lawrence River led by James Cook.
The artillery bombardment of Quebec began, the 2 British field guns held their own against the French.

Regarded as one of the most significant battles in British history.

18 Battery

57 (Bhurtpore) Battery

The battery marched on the city of Bhurtpore breaching the city walls and storming the inner citadel.

They fought in the action at Maharajpore, in the Gwalior campaign and were present at the Battles of Moodkee, Ferozeshah and Sobraon during the campaign in Sutlej in the First Sikh War.

In 1876, the battery was posted back to the UK and awarded the title of 'Bhurtpore' to commemorate the battle and 150 years of service

57 Battery

46 (Talavera) Battery

The battery was deployed with the Duke of Wellington to defend Britain’s partner, the Portuguese against an attack by Napoleon’s Army. The battery gained its Honour title during The Battle of Talavera,

Deployed as part of an Army comprising of approximately 54,000 men and 30 guns and being out numbered 2-1 and taking severe casualties, the Allies successfully forced the French forces to retreat.

46 Battery

32 Regiment Location

32 Regiment Location

32 Regiment

Roberts Barracks, Larkhill, SP4 8QU

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