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

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The Welsh Cavalry prepare for peacekeeping mission in Mali

1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards have been taking part in a Mission Rehearsal Exercise Stanford Training Area, Norfolk as they prepare to lead the third Long-Range Reconnaissance Task Group deploying to Mali as part of the United Nations mission in Mali.

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.

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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