Royal Welsh Regiment

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Royal Welsh Regiment
Active 1999–2006
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
Type Line Infantry
Role Infantry

The Royal Welsh Regiment was an infantry regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom.

History[edit]

The regiment was formed in 1999 as part of the restructuring of the TA by the amalgamation of the two Welsh TA battalions:[1]

The regiment had a total of five companies:[1]

No new cap badge was created for this regiment, soldiers wore their former regimental cap badge or were badged according to the company they joined. As part of the restructuring of the infantry announced in 2004, the Royal Welsh Regiment became the TA battalion of the new amalgamated regiment of Wales, the Royal Welsh, on the 1 March 2006.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "The Royal Welsh Regiment". Retrieved 24 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "The Royal Welsh". Retrieved 24 May 2014. 

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