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209th (The Manchester) Battery

 On training exercise

209th (Manchester & St Helens) Battery

The battery is based in Manchester in Belle Vue Street, Gorton.

The Manchester Artillery was first raised in 1804 during the Napoleonic Wars as the Heaton Artillery Volunteers.

During the Great War The Manchester Artillery raised two Field Artillery Brigades and during the Second World War raised two Field Artillery Regiments.  With the reforming of the Territorial Army in 1947,  the Manchester Artillery reformed as 252 Field Regiment R.A. (The Manchester Artillery) T.A., joining 103rd Regiment R.A. in 1967.

It was for a number of years split into two troops one in St Helens and the other in Manchester, as a result of FR202 the battery is now back to its home city.

Please contact us using the email addresses below

209 Battery Recruitment Team Email: 103RA-209-RRMT@mod.uk

209 Battery Enquiries Email: 103RA-209Bty-AO@mod.uk 

or call 0161 230 6710

Unit Press Office: 103RAPressOffice@gmail.com 
Address: RHQ, Jubille Bks, Prescot Road, St Helens WA10 3UB (mobile 07795617731)

 

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