HQ 160th (Welsh) Brigade

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Brigade Role

160th (Welsh) Brigade is the Army's connection to the government and society of Wales, supporting the Union, shaping the recruiting environment; delivering firm base support and is the tactical HQ for the delivery of UK Ops within Wales. Supporting the development of war-fighting capability, through the delivery of Ex CAMBRIAN PATROL.

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Units affiliated with Wales

Located in Wales - Within the Brigade

14 Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare)
The Royal Monmouthshire RE (Militia)
3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh
157 (Welsh) Regiment RLC
Wales UOTC
203 Field Hospital
Infantry Battle School
101 Battalion REME
104 Regiment Royal Artillery
1st Battalion The Rifles

Welsh Combat Units - Not in the Brigade

1st Battalion The Royal Welsh
1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards
The Welsh Guards

Brigade History

  1. 1908

    The Welsh Division of the Territorial Force originated in 1908 with the North Wales, South Wales and Cheshire Infantry Brigades under command.

  2. 1920

    The Territorial Force was reconstituted as 53rd (Welsh) Division, commanding the North Wales, South Wales and Welsh Border Brigades.

  3. WW1

    160 Brigade served in Gallipoli, Egypt and Palestine.

  4. WW2

    160 Infantry Brigade served with 7th Armoured Division, 52 Infantry Division but predominately 53rd (Welsh) Division in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany.

  5. 2014

    The Brigade became 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Wales.

  6. 2019

    HQ 160th (Welsh) Brigade

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