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 Ex 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

Wales' world-class training estate on full display on Exercise Cambrian Patrol

Wales' world-class training estate on full display on Exercise Cambrian Patrol

When soldiers from across the world descend on Mid Wales for NATO's toughest patrolling challenge, they get a sense of how British Army troops regularly hone their skills and fitness in the most rugged of environments.

Rounds fired by The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery in Green Park to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Accession to the Throne on the 7th February 2022.

Accession Day Royal Gun Salutes Celebrated Across the UK

To mark the historic occasion of the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty the Queen’s accession to the throne, Regular and Reserve soldiers have been taking part in Royal gun salutes around the UK.

Wales First Minister Mark Drakeford visits the Accession Day Royal Gun Salute

Wales First Minister Mark Drakeford visits the Accession Day Royal Gun Salute

The Royal Gun Salute was fired by Army Reservists from 104 Regiment Royal Artillery at Cardiff Castle to mark the 70th anniversary of Her Majesty The Queen’s Accession to the Throne.


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