153 (Highland) Transport Regiment

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153 (Highland) Transport Regiment
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
Part ofRoyal Logistic Corps

153rd (Highland) Transport Regiment, Royal Corps of Transport, was a regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom.


The regiment was formed from 433 (Forth) Regiment, Royal Corps of Transport in 1967.[1] It consisted of three transport squadrons.[1] A third transport squadron, 239 Squadron, was formed in 1969 taking many of the soldiers who had served in The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse when it was converted into a cadre in that year.[1] Princess Alice visited the regiment in 1982.[2] In 1992, 239 Squadron converted to re-form the Forfar Yeomanry/Scottish Horse Squadron of The Scottish Yeomanry.[1] The regiment was amalgamated with 154 (Lowland) Transport Regiment in 1993 to form The Scottish Transport Regiment of the Royal Logistic Corps in 1993.[1]


The final structure was as follows:[1]

  • 212 Ambulance Squadron
  • 230 Squadron
  • 231 Squadron


  1. ^ a b c d e f "153rd (Highland) Transport Regiment". regiments.org. Archived from the original on 16 October 2007.
  2. ^ "153 (Highland) Transport Regiment (Volunteers), RCT". National Archives. Retrieved 24 November 2017.