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4 Regiment Batteries

6/36 (Arcot 1751) Battery

6/36 (Arcot 1751) Battery

6/36 was formed in 1993 upon the amalgamation of 6 Battery and 36 (Arcot 1751) Battery.

The honour title Arcot comes from the capture and defence of Arcot in 1751.

As a result of the disbandment of 40th Regiment Royal Artillery, 6/36 Battery TAC group re-subordinated to 4th Regiment Royal Artillery in December 2011.
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3/29 (Corunna) Battery

3/29 (Corunna) Battery

3 Battery was first raised as Chalmer's Company in 1745. 
In 1877 during the Burma campaign they captured the Myogee Bell.

29 (Corunna) Battery was formed as Hislop's Company in 1755. 
The honour title of 'Corunna' was granted as a result of the batteries sterling efforts, when armed with 6 pounder guns, they were the rearguard of General Sir John Moore's Peninsula Army during the retreat to and subsequent battle of Corunna.

3/29 Battery is the senior Battery in the Regiment. It is also the Saluting Battery for the region.
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129 (Dragon) Battery

129 (Dragon) Battery

The battery was raised in 1778.
Its first battle honour was won in India, adding ‘Seringapatam 4th May 1799’ to its colours, its second honour at the Siege of Nagapore, adding Dunkirk to its honours list after the evacuation of Dunkirk.

Following a brief, but fierce campaign, the battery saw action in the China Wars and the battery was permitted to wear a Golden Dragon, facing right to left, wearing the Imperial Crown, with the word ‘China’ underneath. 

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88 (Arracan) Battery

88 (Arracan) Battery

The battery was raised in Calcutta, India, on 14 February 1802.  The battery remained in India and South East Asia, taking part in several wars.

During the first Burmese War of 1825 the battery took part in the expedition from Chittagong to Arracan. The Honour Title 'Arracan' was granted to the battery in 1930 in recognition of the exceptional feat of arms performed.

88 (Arracan) Battery, the Rednecks are an AS90 armoured battery.
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94 (New Zealand) Battery

94 (New Zealand) Battery

During the New Zealand Wars with only 4000 troops and 2 batteries of Artillery Lt Gen Cameron launched an assault into Waikato in 1863. This engagement cost both sides more men than any other engagement of the wars.

The honour title 'New Zealand' was granted to the battery on the 20th of November 1934.

The battery is the HQ Battery.  On operations, the battery runs the Fire Support Coordination Cell (FSCC). Supporting the current battle by coordinating and allocating joint fires assets to ground call-signs in contact.
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97 (Lawson's Company) Battery

97 (Lawson's Company) Battery

Lawson's Company holds the unique record of having been the only artillery unit to serve throughout the entire Peninsular War, from 1808 till 1814.

In 1914 the battery went to France where it remained and fought in a series of major battles. During the Second World War, the battery took part in the retreat from Dunkirk.

97 Battery is an armoured battery equipped with the AS90 Self Propelled Gun. It is now in training with the L118 Light Gun which it took on its third tour of Afghanistan.
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