C Battery Royal Horse Artillery

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C Battery Royal Horse Artillery
Active1 November 1793 – present
CountryUnited Kingdom
BranchArmy
TypeArtillery
Part of3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery
AnniversariesBalaclava Day 25 October
EquipmentL118 light gun
Battle honoursUbique

C Battery Royal Horse Artillery are a Close Support Battery of 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery currently based in Albemarle Barracks, Northumberland, England

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19th century[edit]

During the Corunna campaign commanded by Capt. Henry Eveleigh, participated in the retreat, but embarked before the battle began. Half of C Bty was deployed on the Jowaki expedition of 1877–8.

Northern Ireland[edit]

C Battery, 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, was attached to 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment during an operational tour of Northern Ireland from May until November 1991. The Battalion, and Battery, were on ops in County Fermanagh, mainly operating from St. Angelo Barracks in Eneskillen.

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Bibliography[edit]

  • Clarke, W.G. (1993). Horse Gunners: The Royal Horse Artillery, 200 Years of Panache and Professionalism. Woolwich: The Royal Artillery Institution. ISBN 09520762-0-9.

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