Cymraeg

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 headquarters for the delivery of UK Ops within Wales.

Supporting the development of war-fighting capability, through the delivery of Exercise Cambrian Patrol.

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

Exercise Cambrian Patrol | The World's Toughest Patrolling Exercise | British Army

Exercise Cambrian Patrol maintains its gold standard and sharpens focus for 2023 (12)

Exercise Cambrian Patrol maintains its gold standard and sharpens focus for 2023 

A total of eight patrols scooped the top award during this year’s event, while nearly a fifth of all teams that set off from the Assembly Area in the Vale of Neath posted a Did Not Finish.

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Royal welcome home from Mali for the Welsh Cavalry

His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales was guest of honour as 1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards paraded outside Cardiff City Hall marking their return home from West Africa.

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay

Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay

The Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay entered North Wales and will make its way south over the coming days.
Welsh Regular and Reserve units, as well as cadets, will be involved in the baton's transition all the way from Holyhead to Swansea.

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